She Loves Them Like Her Own and Spoils Them Like an Aunt: It’s One Beautiful Thing


She once lived in Nashville and we saw her all the time, but now she’s a missionary in China. When she comes home it’s a real treat to be with her. My boys adore my sister and think she hung the moon. She spoils them like Aunts do and loves spending one on one time […]

Zoe Clothing Company Review & Giveaway

Zoe Clothing Company

Zoe Clothing Company is a Christian design company based out of Los Angeles, who are passionate about merging the truth of God’s Word and the beauty of thoughtful design into clothes that matter. They are a company I’ve been following for a few months now and their tagline first caught my eye – “a life […]

The Importance of “Me Time” As a Parent

Target Cart

  I never knew the importance of having “me time” until my second child arrived.  My husband has always been great about giving me time away from home and the kids. We homeschool our children, so I’m with them quite a bit. Which is a complete blessing. But, there does come a time every now and […]

Home. It’s One Beautiful Thing

Front Porch

  Home: A home is a dwelling-place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence. I love everything about home. It’s a place where I hear laughter coming from the living room as the boys play a board game, the boys wrestling in the upstairs playroom, quiet moments in the morning while everyone rests for another […]

Weapon of Choice

The pen is mightier than the sword, they say. And, to me, that’s a pretty true statement. Maybe even the truest. But, I like to think there’s a bit more to it than that, a bit more of a choice in the matter. In La Limonada, Guatemala – one of the largest slum areas of […]

Life is Better When You Look for Beauty – One Beautiful Thing

One Beautiful Thing

It’s a New Year. Time to start fresh in everything. It’s so easy to fall into the same rut of seeing things in a dreary state of mind. We all are surrounded by beauty. Everywhere we look, there’s beauty – even in the things that may not look beautiful to you at the moment. There’s […]

2 Advent Books to go Through With Your Family

2 Advent Books to Go Through With Your Family

There are so many Advent books and devotionals out there. Like, so many. How do you know which one to try this year with your family? I’ve done lots and lots of research and have boiled it down to two different Advent devotionals. Both can be done as a family or a Mom with her […]

What’s in the Bible Twitter Party Announcement

What's In the Bible Twitter Party

I’m excited to announce another Twitter party that I have scheduled! What’s in the Bible? is from VeggieTales® creator Phil Vischer and this new series is the Bible made easy for everyone. It is designed with you in mind, an easy-to-use site rich with resources for parents faithfully raising a generation of kids to live out […]

Sacred Moments on Sunday

Fall Evening

  Sunday’s are made to be a day of rest. Sunday’s are made to be spent with family. Sunday’s are made to stop, be still, and get ready for that week ahead. Sacred Moments on Sunday. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When work or school has you stressed, Be Still. When the kids are bouncing off the walls and […]