Weekend Fun & Valentine’s Day

Happy Friday, friends! Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Tomorrow night, I’m babysitting. What else is new? Hah! But I raise a toast to all my single friends, whether or not you’re babysitting this weekend. You are loved. You are known. Your prayers are heard by God. And I’ve got you covered. Here are some […]

Single Again for Valentine’s Day

Single Again for Valentine’s Day

Okay, I admit, that title is misleading. I’ve always been single so Valentine’s Day was always any old day for me. The only thing I do every year is babysit for my church’s Couples’ Valentine’s Dinner. Good thing I love kids You know what’s hard though? Honestly? The dancing. Seeing couples dance pierces my heart because […]

My Two Steps Back

“I really don’t want to miss school,” is what my friend said when we all looked at our schedules to plan a trip. She’s a planner, organized and creative. Watching her live her life makes me want to buy calendars, storage containers, and Post-it notes. She’s focused and determined, but I know that there were […]

A Look Back at January & Turning 31

A Look Back at January & Turning 31

Every month, I’m looking back at the things I learned, loved, and lived through. I’m also looking forward at the next month. LEARNED It’s been pretty quiet on this blog lately. I’ve been savoring turning 31, but the truth is, I’m still not where I want to be. Progress is said to be two steps […]

When Things End

When Things End

I held onto a vase of dead daisies far longer than I should have. Throwing them out meant letting go of the beauty and freshness flowers bring into our lives. Sure, the petals were brown and the stems were brittle, but they still made me smile. Endings are hard. It’s tough to let go of what […]

Weekend Birthday Fun

Weekend Birthday Fun

Happy Friday friends! Today’s my last day of being 30, so I thought I would share with you my go-to birthday freebies for when your birthday comes up this year. I’ve always celebrated low-key, but I love my freebies and these are the ones I make sure to use every year. If you Google “birthday freebies,” […]

After All the Waiting

After All the Waiting

I had a dream about meeting a man who could have been the one. In the dream, I had to choose between him and the one God chose for me. I woke up before I could make a choice. In my first year of college, my professor and several students dispelled the idea of the one. […]