Striking Out

So, here’s my goal list: {for this week} 🔘 Not texting a particular person 🔘 Practice more Patience with my girls 🔘 Read 10 mins a night, to them. You ever have one of those weeks when life gets in your way of your goals? Yep, that’s me. It’s Tuesday evening, and Ive accomplished NONE […]

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Art & Coffee ☕️

Photo Credit: Lilian Christo This combination is magnificent! Both are platforms for strangers to become friends, artists to learn from one another, and life to feel more enriched! Whether it’s an art gallery in New York City, a small town Café, a display of Iron pieces on a Saturday afternoon , or a Sunday morning […]

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2AM Thoughts

When the last several days have taken every morsal of my strength, “relaxing” is a bit difficult to do. That’s me, right now… Two a.m. this Friday morning. On Sunday, my world took a spin when my ball joint (aka CV Joint I learned) went out on the driver side of my SUV… While I […]

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#FF: Light Up the Water

Photo prompt ©️Carla Bicomong   As the families began to gather, Joshua became ever more humbled. These individuals hardly knew him; but, they could never forget his little Noah. His son  bestowed a special love to everyone he met. Wether a smile or a tight squeeze of a hug, he loved his way into everyones’ hearts. […]

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Disagreement Thereafter

She looked at him. He looked at her. Their eyes spoke of places they’ve vacationed, laughs they’ve had, and challenges they’ve triumphed. With a smile, subtle but genuine, she mumbled, “Your hand I will always take. Your heart I will always trust. Your love I will always call home. No matter what disagreement may come. […]

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The Red❣️White⚪️ & Blue🇺🇸

It’s not a national holiday. Nothing in particular triggered a need. It’s something I just want to do, and it’s honestly something I should do more frequently… 🕊❣️💙🕊❣️💙Thank you American Soldiers🕊❣️💙 🕊❣️💙 This country is the best place on this planet. Our freedoms are priceless privileges granted to us at birth. I listen to friends […]

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The Circle Ends

So why do I say we’ve seemingly forgotten the concept of give and take? Because humans decide to do what’s best for him/herself. Because humans decide to be selfish and speak/act in such a way that suits his/her needs. Now, read that correctly. I said humans.. not “all” humans. SO HERE’s the catch: Some humans […]

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The Endless Circle

Plants bloom and wilt. Babies are born, and people die. Structures go up, and buildings are torn down. The cycles in life seem to be continuous. In some instances, unfortunately, the cycle stops. Species of animals and plants become extinct. Imagine how these cycles would look if each participated with his/her own best interest at […]

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Quick & Easy Dinner

I’m a busy momma, just as many of you 😀 One thing I absolutely LOVE, is a quick, easy, & healthy dinner! Now that school’s in session, these are going to be necessary a few times a week! For this evening, I found a great meatloaf recipe:D * The recipe & photo taken from this […]

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🧡Thank You

Accomplishments should be celebrated, every single one. I am so proud and humbled, to have reached these milestones. Thank you followers and readers! I wouldn’t have this success if it weren’t for you. I’ve enjoyed every minute of this experience. I’ve learned so much, and I am excited to see where this journey goes! Thank […]

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M.C.O.K. Quotes 🎍

“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” Marvin J. Ashton “Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and […]

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To The INFJ

Sending love to my fellow #INFJs in the blogging community. I hope you, especially, take time for yourself today. You’re a special light in a world captured by darkness. You shine through the cracks of brokeness, and you restore hope in humanity. You deserve the greatest love that you could potentially extend to anyone else. […]

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Day 14: Mommy Needs a Time Out

Good Morning:D It’s a grey and bleek Thursday morning here in my part of Ohio. I believe rain is to visit, periodically, this morning. While I had plans to invest some quality time into blogging, my daughters needed entertainment. I knew there was plenty for them to do. Something about mommy pulling out toys with […]

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Friday Fictioneers: Slave Duties

Photo Prompt ©️Yvette Prior Thelma, Beatrice, and Georgette huddled in the back corner, awaiting the entrance of the Master’s wife , Angelica. She was the Lady of the House, and she conducted strict business with her “house slaves.” “I reckon you’re in for an awful slashin!”, Beatrice whispered to Georgette. “I pray for her mercy on you. […]

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Day 13

Prompt: List 5 things that bring me peace Spiritual (panflute, piano, panpipe, Celtic, and flute especially) music. Bodies of water Eucalyptus and Lanvander bath salts Incense Nature What things bring you peace? Do you make sure these things are incorporated into your life regularly?

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Day 12

Prompt:Which cartoon character best represents your personality? A cartoon character that best fits my personality is the baboon, Rafiki, from The Lion King. He is smart, funny, wise, always seeking truth, and respectful of the Earth’s balance. He tries to keep others on the right path, and he’s always putting others before himself. His wisdom […]

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Day 11

Prompt: Would you rather read only one book for a year or only watch one television show for a year, and which book or show would you pick? I have tried several times, to read on a consistent basis… And I just can’t catch on. Watching a TV show, the same one for a year […]

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Day Ten

Prompt: Finish this sentence: Life is too short to… Skip Dessert! I’m a huge fan of donuts, muffins, chocolate, ice cream, …. well, MOST desserts🍦🍰🍪🍩🍫🍡🍰🥧! Don’t get me wrong, I thoroughly enjoy fresh fruits, veggies, and good saturated fats, too. Desserts are just the “treat” that sweetens life. If I had to choose my top […]

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Fictioneers Friday

Photo Prompt: Ronda Del Boccio  Sarah sat in her wheelchair, admiring the new greenery her mother arranged on the old brick porch. She’s missed her wildlife, outdoors, and nature friends. She hasn’t been able to adventure out much this Spring; her immune system has been much too fragile. Until recently, Sarah was a member of […]

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Depend on You

  “Wow, that’s high!”, thought the snail, “How will I ever eat now?” “You can ride on my shell!” the turtle exclaimed. ” To slow!” thought the snail. “You can sit on my wings!” the Robin added. “To fast!” thought the snail. The only reasonable answer the snail 🐌 could find is to inch her way up all […]

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Day Nine

Prompt: Do you communicate differently online than you do in person?: I don’t feel that I do. While growing up, my mother always said, “You’re never going to know who you are.” 🤔 That really annoyed me. It upset me moreso, though, because the way my life was going, it was completely true. I had […]

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Quit Being so Sensitive

If you’ve heard this more times in your life, than you’re own name, You may want to check out this HSP Pinterest Account 💙💚💙 HSP is known as Highly Sensitive People (plural is person). The common quote all of us has repeatedly heard is “Quit Being So Sensitive!”…. But, I want to suggest you don’t. […]

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M.C.O.K. In Clarksville, TN

This has my face just smiling 💗 What a beautiful way to begin the new school year! I hope this new change blossoms uncontrollable positivity for this community 💚 clarksvillenow.com/local/clarksville-mayor-will-proclaim-aug-as-kindness-is-cool-back-to-school-month/

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M.C.O.K Under Construction

I absolutely love seeing every day people doing easy peasy acts of kindness, such as this! This is how we make a difference in this world. This is how the world changes, and this is how we restore hope into humanity. denver.cbslocal.com/2018/08/06/construction-worker-colfax-avenue/

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Bloggers Support

Before I continue, I want to make it clear, this is strictly my opinion and referencing ONLY my personal experiences. In no way am I coercing anyone, nor disregarding any particular blog style or page.

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Day Eight

Prompt: .What is something blogging has taught you about yourself? I’ve not been blogging long; but, it surely has become a special piece of my life. Here are 5 Things Blogging has taught me about myself : I have a big heart to invest time into the silent tears of others. I need to learn to […]

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M.C.O.K – Please Cast a Vote

This sweet boy has spent all the normality he knows doing for others. What a beautiful soul; he’s only 11. His goal is to meet Ellen💗💗💗 My heart has such love for this sweet boy. If you stop by this link below, would you please take a moment and cast a Vote? Kindness in exchanged […]

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Day Seven

Prompt: If you could only eat one thing for breakfast for the rest of your life, what would you choose? Hands down, yummy!!! (with coffee of course) Photo and recipe credited with hyperlink Creme Cheese Strawberry Crepes

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Preparing for Back-to-School Germs

Oh yes, we all know children share every possible germ they carry. When Mid-August rolls around, those musinex snotty bugger things start making their ugly appearances. I thought I would get a Jumpstart on the bandwagon, and started getting sick this weekend. 😦 My eyes have been annoying and watery. Made trying to do makeup […]

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Morning Cup of Kindness

Starting a new segment called Morning Cup of Kindness🌸 This story really touched my heart! I can’t emphasize enough how much our children teach us more than we teach them. Enjoy:D~ Good Morning cranstononline.com/stories/russo-family-delivers-kindness-in-dominican-republic,135768

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Going Back to School 2018

Parents, This year has been my very first experience with this part of parenting. Every year before, I’ve always felt annoyed with how “in your face” stores seemed to be about it. I suppose the hype from the ridiculous list contributed to my cause of irritability. Today, while in Family Dollar, I pulled up that […]

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Day Five

Prompt: What is your dream job? When I was a young child, I LOVED playing school. I loved looking up lesson plans, writing the class schedule out, writing up lessons and grading tests. I loved all of it. The funny part, I don’t remember teaching them anything 😂😂! It’s likely, though, that at 8 years […]

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A Heart that Listens

Imagine for a moment, A single moment in time, When all the distractions And nonsense noise, Spontaneously stopped, Even the birds are silent. Imagine that atmosphere, We see and nothing said, All that’s been muffled Has now taken on this life. Would we notice that lady crying, Would we help the man in pain, How […]

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Day Six

Prompt: How do you respond to change? Like most people, I hate it. Change creates uncomfortablility. Too much of that at once makes me feel numb. I don’t flip out and act hysterical. I don’t run around screaming and react how one typically would. When life hands me the unknown, my brain battles between emotions […]

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