Surviving the Pain

Its so crazy to think back, as I sit here ready to type from the other side. But, after a few years of walking through what I have often called our dessert place, I think its safe to say we're officially done with that season. Sure, we still have some uncertainties and some hurdles, but [...]

A BUSY MOMMA’S BREAD RECIPE

One of my favorite things is fresh baked bread. I can never wait for the loaves to cool before I slice into them and somehow, it always feels like Christmas morning. The anticipation as I'm cutting in, trying not to squish the still hot bread, wondering did it cook all the way through? After a [...]

ARE YOU BUILDING TABLES OR FENCES?

For as long as I can remember I have loved "old" things. I think that is partially why I have been so drawn to this whole Farmhouse vibe that seems to be so popular nowadays.   The idea of simplicity, of having less but doing more, of being intentional, authentic, and hospitable. Growing up, my [...]

A BACK-2-SCHOOL PRAYER

Lord, Please be with my children today as they start school. Help them to grow more & more confident in the abilities you have given them. Help them to remember the values we have tried to instill in them. I pray that they are kind, helpful, respectful, brave & ready to learn today. Please be [...]

FOR THE MOMMA WHO FEELS LIKE SHE DOESN’T DO ENOUGH

With Mother's Day in the rearview mirror & several plates overflowing with activities and responsibilities right now, I have been thinking... ...Mommas, we need to give ourselves some more grace. We need to admit that we cannot do it all, at least not without our sanity suffering! I know, we've all heard it before. Have [...]

GO-TO VERSES FOR WHEN THINGS AREN’T GOING YOUR WAY

What is your go to stress relief when plans change, or your prayers seem to go unanswered? Where do you turn when doubt creeps in or someone says something hurtful? If I'm being honest, too often I turn to social media where I can just turn my mind off and scrollllllll along until I'm ready [...]