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 New Year everyone! New year- new blog name! What do you think? You'll slowly see some updates and changes to my blog over the next few weeks, and I can't wait for you to see the finished product! Eek!! I know we're 2 full weeks into the new year, so I'm a little late … Continue reading Happy New Year (& MLK Jr. Day)!
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
Free. Freedom. The word freedom feels so fragile this week. This year. Doesn't it? If there was ever a time that you needed evidence the broken world we live in due to sin, and its desperate need for a Savior, turn on the news. Read it on the internet. It's there, in your face, clear … Continue reading Freedom in Christ
Good morning! As I finished up reading Jonah, I had some time of reflection over the last two verses, questions, that God asks Jonah for the reader to think on and answer too. God used this passage to tend to my heart. Let me be transparent with you, because #impressingisexhausting: I can be very impatient … Continue reading God Is Compassionate When We Are Not