20 Bible Verses That Breathe Hope


Let me paint you a picture: Three years ago, when I was pregnant with my first, my faith was tested in a way I never fathomed. I’ve always been on the healthier, physically active, slightly thinner side. So when my perfect pregnancy was shattered with a Gestational Diabetes diagnosis, I was floored. I didn’t even […]

January 16, 2018

When Pinching Pennies Won’t Do

Health and Wellness

Money. Expenses. Budget. Coupons. Deals. Discounts. Cheap. Cheaper. Cheapest. How do you feel right now? Do you thrive on finding great deals? Is your heart racing with excitement? Or…are your palms sweaty? Do you feel a throbbing starting to build near your temples? Personally, I’m somewhere in between. I’m easily stressed by finances, but whenever […]

January 11, 2018

To My Firstborn


Dear “First,” You are my pride and joy, the one who made me “Mom.” You constantly keep me on my toes and teach me right from wrong. I’m sorry I seem so lost at times; you’re a puzzle I thought I knew. But instead, you’ve been an experiment. And mistakes? I’ve made quite a few. One book tells […]

January 9, 2018

Top 5 (actually 8) Favorite, Easy Re-Purposing Projects


OK, take a deep breath…these are not time-consuming projects. Trust me! This Momma barely has time to shower and brush her teeth. So if you’re looking to re-purpose an old desk, you are in the wrong place. However, if you are interested in using little things around your house that may no longer have a […]

January 4, 2018



Happy New Year!! However, the title of this blog is not referring to the New Year’s countdown… It’s referring to a new way of thinking. But I’ll get to that juicy tidbit in a minute. We just survived another year and are looking forward to another fresh beginning…If you’re anything like me, you are being […]

January 2, 2018