Patriotic Heart Wreath

Memorial Day is coming up! I wanted to make a easy, fast wreath that kids or anyone can really do. You’ll need about 3/4 yd of any fabric of your choice, just looks better with 3….or more! 231 more words



For this project you will need Scrapbook pages in patriotic colors. You start by cutting the paper in half. Take one half and start at the widths end, and fold under and fold back over like you’re making a fan. 145 more words


Independence Day

Independence Day is arriving soon! Over the past few days, I have been putting together a couple of centerpieces, Firecracker Centerpiece on the left of the picture, and the Flower Centerpiece on the right. 334 more words


THE THINGS WE WISH WERE TRUE by Marybeth Meyhew Whalen & Giveaway

In Marybeth Mayhew Whalen’s new novel, THE THINGS WE WISH WERE TRUE (Lake Union Publishing), tragedy strikes at the community pool, bringing together the entire neighborhood. 611 more words

Marybeth Meyhew Whalen

Track meet to Memorial Day in the Sunday message

This was the message on the Sunday after the State Track Meet and prior to Memorial Day. This has been a long week. Apparently it was longer than I thought. 1,983 more words

Layperson Sermons

Happy Day After Labor Day/Fall!!!

Happy Day After Labor Day!  An odd holiday, most other places celebrate it in May, but in America we do things differently.  It’s also our unofficial end of summer/beginning of Fall holiday.   409 more words