Blogger Spotlight-Dreaming of Guatemala

Good afternoon my wonderful followers and others that may be reading this!! I hope your Friday is off to an amazing start!! I have made Friday’s my “Blogger Spotlight” day, it is a day in which I give a certain follower center stage! Today I am updating one I did a few weeks ago.



My Spotlight Blogger: Valerie a.k.a. Maggie


Her Blog: Dreaming of Guatemala


What I like about her and her blog:

– She is very open and honest

-She is funny 🙂

-Her blog setup is fantastic

-She is a God follower



I have asked Maggie to answer some questions, so I and others may get to know her better! I have asked her blog related questions and random questions as well! She so kindly answered them all with great joy, so thank you Maggie💗💗💗




 1. When did you start your blog?

January 6th, 2017 – that’s almost four months that Dreaming of Guatemala has been around!

2. What is your favorite thing to blog about?

I really enjoy writing about my relationship with the Lord; getting to share what’s on my heart is a huge blessing!


3. What is your number one purpose for blogging?

To spread positivity and inspire people with the posts that I write.


4. What, in your opinion, was your best blog post? 

I absolutely love the post called I Am Satisfied – I really enjoyed writing it, and going back and reading it makes me happy all over again! Here’s the link:


5. What do you do in your spare time?

Read, play games with my brothers, watch YouTube, and work on writing blog posts. Oh, and listen to music!


6. Favorite ice cream flavor?

Coffee! It’s underrated, but definitely amazing.


7. What is your favorite Bible verse?

Hebrews 13:5; the Lord has used it to help me so much over the years. ❤


8. What is your biggest prayer right now?

That the Lord will continue to take care of me and my family like He already has been recently, since life has been so stressful for us recently. Things are getting better! ❤

9. Favorite quote?

“We aren’t called to shine our own light; we are called to reflect His.”


10.Favorite word?

Juxtaposition – “the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.”


11. What is the last song you listened to?

“Unending Songs” by Leeland. 🙂


12. What is your idea of a perfect vacation?

A beautiful beach house not far from the ocean. ❤


13. What are three things you want to accomplish this year?

Complete all the Spanish courses on the app Memrise (I’m about halfway there!), write the first draft of my historical fiction novel, and read all of the books that I own but have yet to ever read. (Why do I buy books, then not read them??)


14.What is your favorite movie?

Clue! There are soooo many funny parts throughout the film; I laugh the whole time I’m watching it!


15. Coffee, herbal tea, or neither?

Coffee! I’m not a tea drinker, simply because I don’t know anyone who drinks it, but I would love to try herbal teas one day!



I would again like to thank Maggie and her participation 🙂 Please make sure to check out her blog @ Dreaming of Guatemala and while you are there, be sure to give her a follow! Have a fantastic day!

Glass Gem Candleholder


I wanted to do a project with some items I could pick up at a dollar store. A craft that ‘anyone’ can do. I grabbed a small round glass vase, candle holder, and glass gems and a flameless led timer tea light :

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I use the Gorilla Clear Outdoor Glue if I’m going to keep outside. You can use hot glue, if you are keeping inside the house. will melt off in the sun/heat

I started by gluing the glass gems all around the bottom of the vase.. I put a dab of the glue on a gem, then let it sit a couple of minutes. I did this to a few.DSCN5014.JPG

I then added them to the bottom of the vase.DSCN5021

See how pretty it is looking!  I added crushed shell I had purchased from Walmart.I then put some glue on the candle holder.


I then placed the round…

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Knee-Slapping Wednesday-Pun Edition

Hello my beautiful readers! I hope y’all are having an amazing day 🙂 For today’s humor we will be exploring the wonderful world of puns😉  Although some of these are quite cheesy, sometimes those can be the funniest! So, let us dive right in…


Funny Pictures:



Visual Puns - literal meanings of illustrations - proverbs, idioms - Keren Rosen:



Brain washing.:



Who's excited? It's #foodpun Friday! Tell us your favorite food pun in the…:


Don't screw it up!:


As always, let me know your favorite(s) in the comments below! Have an amazing Wednesday!!



Flourless Chocolate Cake

A dense, fudgy, chocolatey cake goes great with ice cream, especially with some extra chocolate ganache poured on top.


Yes, I know.


Okay, so chocolate is like, my favorite thing to eat so please don’t blame me. If you love chocolate like me, please continue reading.

Or if you hate chocolate you can still keep reading. Do what your heart desires.

We are going to start by placing butter and chocolate in a bowl and melting it over a double boiler or microwave. I used salted butter.


Then we are going to add in some white sugar…


The great thing about this is that you use 1 bowl to make the batter, which is great. We are going to add in 3 eggs, one at a time.


Add some cocoa powder (and again, no need to dirty that sifter!)..


And that is all the ingredients you…

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Change is good👈

Good Sunday everybody! Today I had the desire to change my blog’s design, I have been wanting to do it for a little while now, but I was scared to! After I had changed it I was so glad I did! I really like the layout now😁 What do you think about it? Do you like it? Also, another new thing, is I am going to be making a blog signature! I really enjoyed seeing other bloggers finish their post with it, so I have decided to join in! That is all I have to say! Have a very amazing and blessed day🌷