25 Little Ways to Show Gratitude Year-Round

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the subjects of gratitude and thankfulness have been on my mind. Unfortunately, many of us (myself included!) really only focus on gratitude when the…

Cultivating a Heart of Praise

Cultivating a Heart of Praise

Hello Friends, It’s hard to believe the first part of November is almost gone. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year… so full of beauty and change. Our drive…

Blooming Where I’m Planted

Hello Friends, I realize I’ve been sharing a new blog post each week, but I still feel like my writing routine  and style is very different. Maybe it’s because my…

What I’ve Been Reading

Hello Everyone! It feels like a long time since I’ve talked about books… and I’ve missed it. Now that I am married and no longer working full time, I actually…

One Month In – My Thoughts on Our First Month of Marriage

Have you ever stopped to think just how much can happen in one week, one month… one year? This past week I turned twenty-one. In some ways, it feels like…

Our Wedding Day

“For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.” Ephesians 5:31 September sixteenth, two-thousand…

Taking a Little Break

Hey Friends! Just a quick little post. I want to let you all know that I will be taking a break from blogging for the month of September. My wedding…

Engagement... What it's like from his perspective.

Engagement: What It’s Like From His Perspective

Hello Friends! Last week I shared a post on my engagement to Adam, and what it’s been like from my perspective. This week it’s Adam’s turn 😉 The night he…

Engagement... What It's Like From My Perspective

Engagement: What It’s Like From My Perspective

Hey Everyone, I remember as a young teen girl wondering what it would be like being engaged and preparing for marriage. In my mind many years ago, I thought I…

My Goals for August 2017

August Goals + A Verse for the Month

Hey Everyone, Happy August! It’s the last full month of summer – some things are speeding up, others are winding down. I am really looking forward to the slower months…