Original Elf on A Shelf Before It Was Popular

The Elf on A Shelf craze seems to be everywhere, but Santa’s little helper isn’t new. My grandmother gave me a small knee hugger elf to hang on the tree in the 1960’s, it is one of the few things Read More …

4th of July Traditions

It is during the holidays you miss your family being all together and the traditions of the 4th of July. Parades, watermelon, laying in the grass watching the fireworks and then going home to set off your own. Happy 4th Read More …

My Favorite Turkey Stuffing Recipe

Some foods I cook from scratch, other have a little bit of help, and I deviate from the script. My favorite turkey stuffing recipe varies every year, depending on what I have in my refrigerator and cupboards. But regardless, it Read More …

Why Is The Marine Corps Birthday So Important?

When is the Marine Corps Birthday? As November 10th rolls around United States Marines all over the world will recognize the Marine Corps Birthday. Now just where was the Marine Corps born? In a bar. Yes, you heard me right. On Read More …

Celebrating Independence Day in Small Town America

Across the United States millions of Americans are celebrating Independence Day with parades, picnics, barbecues and fireworks. The town of Murdock Nebraska is no different. However, our story is a little unique because you see it is a village of Read More …

Memorial Day Patriotism

The Internet and Social Media Patriotism I’m so glad to see Memorial Day patriotism spread all over the vast social media networks, including Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. People may criticize social media, call it a waste of time, snippets of fluff, Read More …

Carrie Underwood: Keep Us Safe

  Salute to Our Troops If you’re going to release a song dedicated to the military and American troops what better time to release a patriotic song than at the ACM Salute to our Troops show? Carrie Underwood did just Read More …

Can You Have A Perfect Mother’s Day?

If you are starting to think about Mother’s Day for your Mom, or if you are a Mother anticipating the upcoming Mothers Day stop wishing for a perfect Mother’s Day. Yes, I said it, and now that I look back Read More …

God’s Blessings and Easter Miracle Stories

Easter Miracle Stories Can Happen I believe in Gods’ blessings and the Easter miracle stories because I witnessed a personal Easter miracle. Many of you hear of Easter miracles stories and casually dismiss their validity. You may patiently listen, smile Read More …

12 Interesting Facts About Flag Day

12 Interesting facts about Flag Day and the Flag of the United States. Appropriate for Flag Day, 4th of July and other patriotic holidays. Included is a new patriotic song and anthem. Read More …