• how to lose the baby weight

    Right after Ridley was born last February, my friend Heather set up a meal plan for our friends to bring us food when we got home from the hospital. Since Ridley was born early and we were packing to move into our new house, these …... READ MORE >>>
  • 10 ways to have a home you love

    10 ways to have a home you love

    Need a gift for Mother’s Day or end of the year teacher gift? We are selling these adorable Love My State and Pride of Place tea towels by Coast and Cotton in our Etsy shop. Supplies are limited. Head here to place your order today! …... READ MORE >>>
  • tips for living well {family fun friday}

    tips for living well {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about tips for living well. Hope you enjoy! …... READ MORE >>>
  • how to be happy with your body

    how to be happy with your body

    The air was thick and sticky from the rain that was expected to fall late morning but the crowds still came, dressed up in their superhero outfits ready to run. My crossfit buddy Sibel asked me to join her, and our other friends Sam and …... READ MORE >>>
  • new products for living well!

    new products for living well!

    Happy Friday friends! One of my goals with this Living Well blog series has been to provide you not only with content for living well, but also products that can help you live well too. I’m delighted to announce that we have opened our Etsy …... READ MORE >>>
  • ways to be mentally healthy {family fun friday}

    ways to be mentally healthy {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about tips to become mentally healthy. Hope you …... READ MORE >>>
  • the secret of success

    the secret of success

    I’m a Netflix documentary junkie. Have you ever watched a documentary on Netflix before? It’s mine and Raleigh’s favorite thing to do on Sunday mornings as we eat breakfast before going to church. Some of our favorites have been Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Muscle …... READ MORE >>>
  • tips to fight depression {family fun friday}

    tips to fight depression {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about tips to fight depression.   Hope …... READ MORE >>>
  • the truth about Easter

    the truth about Easter

    One of my favorite memories of the past year was hosting our church’s small group Easter egg hunt. It was so much fun to watch all the kids run around our new yard searching for eggs and to capture their giggles as our sweet baby …... READ MORE >>>
  • are you living well?

    are you living well?

    Living well is living in a way that produces positive results for your mind, body, and soul. Living well is a lifestyle, where you make gradual changes to yourself so you can feel and live better. These changes might include home organization so your mind …... READ MORE >>>
  • 25 Reasons to Come Out of Hibernation this Spring

    25 Reasons to Come Out of Hibernation this Spring

    Happy Holy Week friends! As you prepare for Easter this week, might this post help you to fully embrace spring and all that this season has to offer. Make sure you download the free printable at the end. When it comes to spring, I have …... READ MORE >>>
  • how to find balance & peace at home {family fun friday}

    how to find balance & peace at home {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about finding balance and peace at home. …... READ MORE >>>
  • my little easter bunnies! {throwback thursday}

    my little easter bunnies! {throwback thursday}

    Joy, like sunlight streaming through the clouds, brings little glimpses of heaven to the earth. The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy – Psalm 126:3 Rejoice in the miracle of every day. Let us fix our eyes on …... READ MORE >>>
  • when time flies {happy 1st birthday Ridley!}

    when time flies {happy 1st birthday Ridley!}

    So, yeah, my baby boy is not such a baby anymore. A little over a month ago, he turned one. Since then, he’s gotten four new teeth and has discovered the awesomeness of toilet paper. He just laughs and looks at me like, “What? I …... READ MORE >>>
  • purposeful living {family fun friday}

    purposeful living {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about Purposeful Living.   Hope you enjoy! …... READ MORE >>>
  • 5 ways for moms to enjoy time

    5 ways for moms to enjoy time

    Lately, I’ve been thinking about how I spend my time.  I’ve been married to my sweet guy for almost eight years now. When we aren’t working, we are remodeling our country home. Or, we are taking the kids to soccer. Or, doing laundry (and more …... READ MORE >>>
  • when God says no

    when God says no

    Happy Monday friends! Today’s post is another one that I wrote for Lent two years ago. It’s crazy to see how much our girls have grown (they are almost five…tear!). It’s more of a deep post but maybe if you are going through some fire …... READ MORE >>>
  • How to Make an Heirloom Easter Dress

    How to Make an Heirloom Easter Dress

    When my twin girls were two years old, I spent hours upon hours making their heirloom Easter dresses. Their dresses were truly a labor of love but what I loved most about making their dresses was the conversations that were had between my sewing class …... READ MORE >>>
  • happy living essentials {family fun friday}

    happy living essentials {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about Happy Living Essentials.   Hope you …... READ MORE >>>
  • when it’s time to rest

    when it’s time to rest

    The thing that I love most about Lent is that it challenges believers to action. This is the time of the year when people take on new challenges or choose to abstain from things that they love (one of my friends gave up drinking wine! …... READ MORE >>>
  • intentional parenting {family fun friday}

    intentional parenting {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about Intentional Parenting.   Hope you enjoy! …... READ MORE >>>
  • what love really means

    what love really means

    The door to the bakery jingled as I opened it. Inside the bakery were many signs that Valentine’s Day was almost here. Heart-shaped balloons and stuffed teddy bears the size of small children greeted the entrance and iced cookies personalized with “I Love You” lined …... READ MORE >>>
  • The Message of Love our Kids Long to Hear

    The Message of Love our Kids Long to Hear

    Today’s post is by my beautiful friend, Jeannie Cunnion. Jeannie is the author of Parenting the Wholehearted Child and the mom of three boys. Jeannie is also an Auburn graduate and I loved meeting her at Allume this past year.   This parenting thing can …... READ MORE >>>
  • intentional love {family fun friday}

    intentional love {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about Intentional Love.   Hope you enjoy! …... READ MORE >>>
  • when it’s time to organize {family fun friday}

    when it’s time to organize {family fun friday}

    My friend Monica over at Happy and Blessed Home asked me to join her as a co-host for Family Fun Friday to share six inspiring words of encouragement from other bloggers each week. This week’s Family Fun Friday is about Getting Rid of Your Stuff.   …... READ MORE >>>

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