Happy New Year!! ￼ 2020. Woah! A new decade too! I shared on my IG stories the other day some helpful articles I found that Dakota and I referenced as we planned out our bible reading for 2020. We landed on using our ESV men's and women's devotionals to be what we read (reading whatever … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR! Helpful resources for your bible studying + reading in 2020!
**Updated Oct. 2019** Hi everyone! I wanted to share a few new traditions we are adding in to our Christmas this year! Keeping Christ at the center of our Christmas is essential, so we have been thoughtfully discussing how best to do this with our children as they get older, especially with Collins this year. … Continue reading Christmas Traditions + Resources – UPDATED 2019
With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I've been thinking a lot about the amazing gift that motherhood is. God blesses us in so many ways, and children are one of the greatest glimmers of grace I think I'll ever see on this side of eternity. From the moment our daughter was born, I have … Continue reading A Post For Your Mama Heart
Happy Friday everyone!! Last weekend I spent some time hiking and reflecting on all of God's beautiful creation along the north shore with a few friends from our church. This is a trip we have been taking as a family almost every fall, but it was so fun to experience the shore in all of … Continue reading A weekend along the North Shore in the “Winter”
Hi everyone! This morning on the blog, I'm featuring Elizabeth: wife & mother of two sweet boys from Oklahoma, and blogger over at sunshineinmynest, who I first connected with on Instagram. Today I'll be sharing some of her top 2017 spiritual growth books. Elizabeth and I both believe in Jesus. We believe that we are sinners, in desperate need … Continue reading Elizabeth’s Favorite Spiritual Growth Books of 2017
Hi everyone! I received a request from a few sweet mama's to share some bits of advice for a newly SAHM and wanted to bless them (and maybe you, too!) with bits that have really helped me transition from the busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG, 1st grade teacher life... to the SAHM (that's also busy, on-the-go-ALL-DAY-LONG now) life. … Continue reading Some tips for the newly SAHM…
Happy Monday friends!! This week is all about Christmas preparation- from advent calendar and devotionals to cozy holiday wear to holiday gift guides. I wanted to start off the week by sharing our advent calendar for this year that I made, and I am not a crafty person! So, I'm not sure how I got … Continue reading DIY Advent Calendar + The Coziest Pullover!
Happy Monday! Christmas is coming! That I know. I also know that between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the time just seems to fly by and people are in a fury of gift-buying, holiday planning, travel going, and the like... and seem to find themselves the day before Christmas still in a busy frenzy to get it … Continue reading Christmas Preparation – Don’t Let It Sneak Up On You!
Yesterday was our last full day in our first home. I'm thankful this Thanksgiving holiday for our first home and all the precious memories that were made in it. It was hard to narrow it down, but here is a list I have been thinking about throughout the day as I've been packing and preparing … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I’m Thankful For Our First Home
Growth. It's a good thing. But sometimes, growth can feel not so good. As my husband described it: like going down a river, sometimes growth feels fast and exciting like flying down the rocky rapids. Other times, growth can feel like floating down a lazy river or even stagnant and altogether dry. Slow, but steady. … Continue reading Growing Pains