I don't know about you, but the Holidays are my absolute favorite! There is nothing in the world that I love more than the holiday season! Buying gifts for my family and friends brings me an unimaginable sense of joy. Today, I thought I would share with you some of my personal favorite shops and stores (most of which are having holiday sales)...sure to suit your fancy or that of at least one … [Read more...] about The 2016 Ladies Holiday Guide
I tend to have my most revolutionary thoughts at night. Something to do with the quiet I think. It's the only time of day my boys aren't awake and tossing a football or jumping off of my couch. My husband goes to bed and the dog usually follows suit behind him or tucks himself up under my feet in my office. The evening soothes me. The late hours invite peace back into my usually worn down … [Read more...] about Unapologetic
There are times in life that, well, just suck.
People get hurt. People pass away. Stress takes over. Kids get sick. Your heart gets broken. Things just don't go like you want.
Y'all it is really, really hard.
When you have this goal...this dream...this hope in your heart and on your mind and then it just falls apart right in front of your eyes, it's very easy to question where … [Read more...] about When Things Get Hard
(and you don’t know if God is listening)
Did you guys know that we live in a politically correct society? One in which we can not, should not, dare not offend anyone. You can't say "hey guys" to a group of dudes standing around because what if one of them doesn't "identify" as a guy? That would be offensive. I am not supposed to carry my little boy into the bathroom with me (depending on where you go in which we tend to avoid those … [Read more...] about Doing the Obvious
I don’t think any of us like to admit it, but we live in an ungrateful society. We tend to look around at the person beside us, wonder why they have something that we don’t have…and start wishing that things were different. If we are really honest with ourselves I think we would all see that we have a habit of comparison and complaint. Rather than being thankful for what we’ve got, we look around … [Read more...] about It’s still Good
You know those times in life when you are walking around with a to-do list, a want-to-do list, a have-to-do list and then the I-don't-even-want-to list all mocking you on any given day? That has been me the last several months. I have started quite a few little things here on this blog that have gotten pushed aside. Between everything that has been going on with Noah, the decision to adopt, and … [Read more...] about Distracted