5 things I’ve learned becoming a licensed foster parent

This last month has been a whirlwind. In the last month, Geoff and I have been working towards becoming licensed foster parents. This path wasn’t really in our plans right now, but when God leads you down a path, you follow. The infertility journey is heartbreaking, but it has brought us closer together. You can’t have many walls with a person when you have to openly Read More

18 life lessons that I wish I knew before turning 30

Birthdays come and go, but the lessons live on. This past month I celebrated my 32nd birthday.  Each year I dread this day. Another year older, not really all that wiser, and so many things I have yet to accomplish on my bucket list. I’ve had my ups and down: falling in love and heart breaks, trials and tribulations (the list could go on). But Read More

Color Me Happy {March 2017 Edition}

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.** Springs is here and in the South it is already in the 80’s and humid. I miss “winter” already. March has flown by and I’m taking a moment to share what is coloring me happy. inspired by I was inspired by Marie Kondo’s book The Read More

How Being Still Changed Me As A Reader

Books play a huge role in my life. If you have ever read (or seen) In Her Shoes, the way that Rose feels about shoes is how I feel about books. “When I am having a bad day I like to treat myself. Clothes never look any good, food just makes me fatter, but shoes always fit.” Books always fit. They are my happy place. Read More

Sometimes Things Aren’t Okay…. and That’s Ok {Navigating the Seasons of Life}

Sometimes things aren’t okay…. Seasons of life are a funny thing. Sometimes you don’t realize that you’re going through one until you’re in the middle of it. This season in my life feels like it’s been going on for a LONG time and sometimes I’m not ok. The emotions come and go, but I just can’t see an end to it. Today I saw an article Read More