• Advent and Legos

    Doing Advent and Legos With Purpose

    We are about to start our 4th year of doing Advent and Legos and I am just as excited as I’ve ever been. This little tradition is something that we both look forward to, so I’m glad I figured out…

  • Love Notes For Your Kids

    This is our 4th year of doing love notes and I’m so excited about it. It’s SUPER easy. I don’t do hard or complicated. I’ve also included some tips down below, including ideas for pre-readers. FEBRUARY LOVE NOTES Step 1.┬áDo…

  • My Word for 2019

    For the last 3 years, I’ve abandoned New Year’s Resolutions and opted for a single word to guide my year instead. This year, I really struggled to come up with the right word. There were lots of options that came…

  • My Word of the Year: Community

    I love making New Year’s resolutions but the minimalist in me also loves simplicity. For 2018, I decided to go with a single word to focus on for the year….   COMMUNITY   First, a little backstory. The previous year…

  • 5 Things I Learned After a Month of Fasting

    We’re coming off a month of fasting, which has been both challenging and refreshing. It’s provided me with some insight of more than just spiritual proportions and I wanted to share my experience. For starters, I have never fasted before.…

  • Home Sweet Land

    Today, for my birthday, I received an amazing gift. A house and 6 acres. This little purchase has been a prayer of mine for what seems like forever. For almost a decade, I’ve had it on my heart to live…

  • Scripture Memory Hack

    One of my 2015 resolutions was to memorize scripture. I started out really well but lost my pace after about 3 months. One reason was because I got stumped by a particularly tough chunk of scripture and lost my momentum.…

  • Dinner Time Conversation Starters

    This past Sunday, I heard Sean McDowell speak on passing down our faith to the next generation. It was quite inspiring. Click here to view his message (starts at 27:20). He said several things that stuck out to me. Make…

  • Uganda: I Almost Didn’t Go

    I’ve been home for a week after my trip to Uganda with Mercy for Mamas. But, there is something you should know. I almost didn’t go.  When the trip was first presented to me, I said no. There were a…

  • Baptism as an Adult

    This past weekend I finally put to rest something that has been nagging me for years. I was baptized. Yes, as an adult. You see, I became a believer at an early age. Yet, I was never baptized. Not that…