Hooray for Friday Favorites! Before I dive in, I want to welcome you lovely people coming from High Five for Friday. Turns out I’m the featured blogger this week, and I’m kind of stupidly excited about it. I love discovering new blogs and catching up with my favorite ones, and I do that by following… Read More


Let me take you back to one winter when I was a pre-teen. We were on one of our long family road trips to southern Texas, this time with my cousin traveling along. He always sat in the very back of our minivan, where he could chatter about video games and reenact explosions properly in… Read More


Hooray for Friday Favorites! It’s time once again for all of the internet to share the things that made our week just a little bit better. And to do a little victory dance. And to get the song “My Favorite Things” stuck in our heads. (Sorry.) So here are a few things I am loving… Read More


I don’t know why this particular problem has hit us with a vengeance over the last year, but both of our kids have thrown up in the car more than once…I think we’re at a total of at least five vomit incidents since last Fall. Sometimes, it was thanks to a tummy bug or virus,… Read More


When I was a teen, one of my besties and I were inspired to start encouraging others with Bible verses. We had a great time getting together and choosing our favorites to share. We’d write each verse on about 50 cards, then mix them up and hand them out in school once a week to… Read More