Monthly Obsessions Round Up: May

New topic alert! I’ve been brainstorming as much as I possibly can to keep a full arsenal of blog post ideas ready for you guys so that you get consistent content from me. And all of that brainstorming has led me to this: a monthly round up of all my current obsessions. You guys regularly…

Life Update: Anniversaries & Breakdowns

This week turned out to be even more proof of my desperate need of grace. Multiple celebrations in one week and one major breakdown all reminded me that I need grace at my highest point just as much as I do at rock bottom. An Anniversary The 14th of May is a super important date…

Waiting: The Biggest Mistake Single & Unmarried Girls Are Making

I talk a lot about marriage around here. Mainly because, well, I’m married. And, in many ways, that might be a disqualifier for what I want to talk about today. But, don’t write me off just yet. Recently, I’ve noticed a common theme in the lives of my single and unmarried gal-pals and it’s something…

Weekly Update: Mother’s Day & A Health Scare

I’ve noticed something since I started posting these little updates on Mondays…I am much more aware of things in my life worth talking about. A little moment or event will occur and I’ll think I should jot that down so I don’t forget to tell them. I have also noticed that I never jot things…

Weekly Update: Beauty In The Mundane

Hi, friends! Some weeks are more eventful than others. I know you can relate to this. And this week was one of those more uneventful weeks. But, don’t worry! I still have some things to share with you. I thought it might be fun to give a rundown of what my day-to-day actually looks like…

Weekly Update: Well, This Is New

So, I polled you guys on Instagram last week and the votes were practically unanimous: you guys votes YES to weekly life updates here on the blog. Honestly? I was a little shocked! My life is not all that interesting and I was sure that very few of you would want to hear about it…

Relationship Red Flags: Recognizing Abusive Dating Relationships

If you’ve ever read or heard me give me my testimony, you know that a large part of it involves journeying through three years of an abusive dating relationship. And you also know that I take full responsibility for recognizing the signs and ignoring them. I spent most of my thought-life during that season trying…

Friendship: The Importance of Befriending Older Generations

For my most of my life I have struggled with friendship. I’ve had a difficult time building long-lasting friendships with girls my age and girls in a similar stage of life. In fact, most of my closest friends are significantly older than I am — as in they belong to entirely different generations. I’ve always…

Office Essentials for Bloggers & Gals Who Work From Home

Before I took the leap to work from home and take my little blog to full-time business, I knew that I needed a few things to keep me productive in my day-to-day. If I’m not organized and equipped with what I need, I usually fail to complete tasks (or at least complete them well). So,…

Lies About Love: The Lies I Believed While Dating

Is there anyone who doesn’t have a horrible dating story? A heart break? A mistake? I count myself lucky that by the time I was 23 I’d put the dating world behind me and was married. But, in the years I was dating… oh boy. Talk about some serious mistakes, horror stories, and a few…