Family Life

Counterfeit Love Book Review + Giveaway

Recently, I read Counterfeit Love by Crystal Caudill. The story is about Theresa Plane and the secrets her grandpa has been hiding. She teams up with Broderick Cosgrove, her former fiance, from the Secret Service to uncover the truth of what is going on. Being from Ohio, the story is captivating and interesting to read […]

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Agony of De’Feet

Do you have a pair of go-to jeans? The ones that are as soft and broken in and have been with you through thick and thin? The jeans you immediately grab out of the drawer when getting dressed? A few days ago, a pair of Levi’s I have had for 10 years got a hole […]

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Joseph and the Curse

Joseph and the Curse | Mini Van Dreams

There is a dark family secret that we have kept quiet about for years. Joseph and the curse. It had followed me my entire life. I just can’t shake it. For over 40 years, it has hung over my family like a dark cloud… Coming from a Christian family, we have always celebrated Jesus’ birth […]

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Nottadog Cafe – a Hidden Gem in the Square

Nottadog Cafe | Mini Van Dreams

Located in a tucked-away corner of Urbana’s Monument Square, Nottadog Cafe is a unique restaurant that serves delicious steak dogs, savory sides, specialty drinks, and more. You won’t find a typical hot dog here! “Nottadogs” are delicious steak dogs made with 100% steak, seasonings, and spices, along with other fresh ingredients. This is not a […]

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