There is more than one way to look at situations. I have learned in this life that it is all about looking at situations from the correct angle and not necessarily the “right” angle. Choose the angle that makes your situation successful. Patrice Tankard



Life has a way of teaching us things. I have learned to appreciate the little things. Even when there are challenges, there are lessons to be learned. My happiness is based on my decision to be happy regardless of anything else. Make the decision to embrace happiness no matter what. Having life is great. Live Read More

Blue Wolf

Launching Soon!

My shoe designs are inspired by my high school students. More to come. Stay tuned! Patrice Tankard



“…The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day. There has never been a day like it before or since, a day when the Lord listened to a man. Surely the Lord was fighting for Israel!” Joshua 10:13, 14 What an awesome story of how Israel avenged Read More


I Serve in Silence

I do not have a perfect life. No one does. But if you knew the massive devastations that I have been through in my life, you would not believe it. Some parts of it remind me of a horror movie. I endure devastation in silence, but I also embrace triumphs and enjoy great blessings in Read More



The word “giddyup” is defined as a word that is used to command a horse to “go ahead or go at a faster pace.”  In this sense, the horse represents your life. Sometimes the pace for success in your life is very slow. Things that can slow your life down are things like procrastination, lack of drive, lack of discipline, the wrong environment, bad habits and other Read More


That Woman

“A mysterious and quiet woman is a powerful woman. Her influence is without measure. Pay attention.” Patrice Tankard, Executive Writer


Your Thoughts Matter

In all your efforts in life, remember to think happy thoughts. You will feel better and hopefully it will relieve stress. Your thoughts have a lot to do with your emotions. Your emotions have a lot to do with your health.  Thinking positive thoughts, meditating and staying calm will improve your happiness. Try it! Patrice Read More

Cheaper By The Dozen

Cheaper By the Dozen

Congratulations on a fantastic job in performing in stage theater by my #GrandRoyals Patrice, 11 years old, & Arthur, 8 years old, who are playing the roles of two of the 12 children in “Cheaper by the Dozen”. Film and theater runs in the family. Spend time with family and support and nurture their gifts Read More

Pho 8

Pho Company Noodle House

So, in today’s episode, Princess #2, from Tennessee is helping me to celebrate #springbreak and my #birthday and we had an amazing time experiencing Vietnamese Cuisine at the Pho Company Noodle House. The food is fresh, delicious and flavorful! #food #blogger #lifestyle #health #healthiswealth #vietnamesecuisine Spend time with loved ones, try new experiences and have Read More