I started the practice of writing a reflection with each birthday for me and maybe my kids one day (if they happen to care about such a thing). I just turned 33 so here is this year in review. 33. Another year of life, a great gift. This past year has been one filled with … Continue reading Thirty-Three
I'm a little behind in this post, New Year's has passed and I'm just getting around to writing about what I feel my focus should be...but that's how it goes. When I sat to reflect on what I wanted to be mindful of as I embark on a new calendar year, two words came brightly … Continue reading Simple & Committed
Our family is at the start of a new beginning! We are entering a part of our lives where grace reaches down from Heaven, nudges our hearts to step out to love a little more than we thought possible. By Grace we have what we need to make this God-inspired dream a reality. We are … Continue reading The House.
One unexpected change in my life post-motherhood is how it has changed friendships for me! I remember pre-kids I would hang out with my friends that had small children and would leave our meetings feeling a little frustrated. Every conversation we tried to start would be quickly interrupted by the little person, making it hard … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Mom’s Need other Mom Friends
If I stop and pause, I can see it... Fourteen years ago now, I met a sweet recent high school graduate. He was kind, thoughtful, brought me burnt CD’s and opened my car door for me… what more could any 17 year old ask for? I fell hard and fast. Fast forward, to now… We … Continue reading How to Keep Love at the Center of Your Marriage
One thing I wasn’t prepared for when I became a mother is how draining the gig is. No matter if you're a young mom, working mom, stay at home mom or any other kind of mom, one thing we all can agree on is: the job can wear you down if you're not careful. I’ve … Continue reading Five Great Ways to Recharge As A Mom
I FINALLY made it to 1,000. ❤ I love this list and all the blessings it counts. It took some time but it's worth it to remember God is good in the land of the living. Happy Holiday's my friends, may you take time to be thankful for God's goodness in your life! 900. Our … Continue reading 1,000 Thanks!!!!
Guys, fall… it’s magical. Pumpkin spice lattes, do I have to say anymore? There are so many things I love so much about this time of year, scarfs, boots, pumpkins, Halloween, chili, the beautiful leaves changing color...the list is so long! I’ll spare you the complete list of fall favorites and just share some of our favorite … Continue reading My RVA Fall Favorites
Almost finished up with my list of 1,000 tiny things that I'm so thankful for. Summertime is my favorite. There are so many tiny blessings, starting with sunshine, that fill the days. I'm thankful for seasons of rest and joy that prepare us for the fall and routines. Enjoy these last weeks of summer my … Continue reading 1,000 Thanks (part 8)
I've been slow to complete this 100.... The past two months have felt tough for me. I've dipped into some pretty dark places and probably working on my list would have helped! With spring in the air I feel a new wave of grace for myself and our family. It seems in life more stressful … Continue reading 1,000 thanks (part 6)