Possible Dream Foundation


A special post today.  About a month ago I was approached by the Community Outreach Director of the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance to consider writing a post to bring awareness to Mesothelioma Cancer and a recent victim that lost his battle with cancer.  Most of us have been impacted cancer in some way or another. I do not know or have lost anyone to Mesothelioma Cancer. Mesothelioma cancer is a rare, and aggressive form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.  As a blogger I am blessed that I have a platform in which to share with you stories to bring awareness and support. (more…)

Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection Review & Giveaway


As you can probably guess, my daughter and I are fan of the books written Elsa Takaoka and illustrated by Catherine Toennisson.  Their new book Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection will fit right into our collection.  A beautiful story about a unique young girl trying to fit in with her family and the connections she builds with her grandma.  And of course the endearing and happy illustrations from Catherine. Read on to find out more about the book and stay to enter the giveaway for a signed copy of the book from the author plus some really cute Japanese stationary items.

*Disclosure: I received a free pdf copy of the book in order to facilitate this review but as always I only review books that I feel will be a good fit with my readers, my children or myself. You can read my full Disclosure Policy Here.*


How to Etch on Metal with Your Silhouette Curio Machine

How to Etch on Metal with Your Silhouette Curio Machine

Since I first received my Silhouette portrait machine I have been loving everything that I can learn and do with it.  For Christmas I extended my Silhouette family to include the Silhouette Curio machine and the Mint stamp maker (still learning that one).  Today, I thought I would quickly share with you how I have learned  how to etch on metal with my Silhouette curio machine and some tricks I use to keep the metal pieces from moving. (more…)

Easy to Make Doodle Cake Crayons


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I wrote a post a few years ago now about Broken Crayons and how I was feeling at the time about the monotony of motherhood. I didn’t throw those broken crayons away I have keep them. They have sat in our craft corner year after year just waiting to become something more. It is a dilemma for me as I struggle to simplify my life and not hang on to things and also not just throw things into the landfill. The former I need to do for my own mental health and the latter for the earth. Enter in the Doodle cake crayons box from Alex Toys. *This is not a sponsored post* I found the box one day while shopping at Winners and thought that is the perfect idea to solve my broken crayons dilemma.