Holidays

5 Things on Monday {12.5.22}

1 - First of all, THANK YOU so much for your overwhelmingly generous response to our adoption shower. We got so many Amazon packages this week! Our sweet kiddos got to visit for the weekend and we saved all the boxes for them to open. Not only did they have so much fun opening them,… Continue reading 5 Things on Monday {12.5.22}

Holidays · Organization

Make Gift Wrapping Easy With This Simple Solution!

If you dread the annual chore of wrapping Christmas presents, you're not alone. It seems the vast majority of us loathe this task. However, I'm not one of those people (I love wrapping gifts!), and I am here to help you make it a little easier this year! My best tip for Christmas gift wrapping… Continue reading Make Gift Wrapping Easy With This Simple Solution!

adoption

Adoption Update and November 2022 in Review

Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her his great mercy, and they rejoiced with her. Luke 1:58 I hope that as you read this post, you will rejoice with me over God's great mercy! This is a good update, friends. Here we go! At the end of my last adoption update,… Continue reading Adoption Update and November 2022 in Review

Holidays · Recipes

Thanksgiving Menu and Turkey for a Small Crowd {2022}

Thanksgiving is such a delicious holiday, isn't it? Things are (excitedly) up in the air with all of our holiday plans this year, due to our adoption that is in process. At the time I'm writing this post, we plan to spend the day with extended family. Here's what I'm planning to bring: Crock Pot… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu and Turkey for a Small Crowd {2022}

Faith · Holidays

Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

I have good news! You don’t have to be the grandmother who has the biggest house. You don’t have to be the Mom who orders coordinating Pottery Barn PJ’s for her kids. You don’t have to be the daughter who buys the most expensive gifts for her parents. You don’t have to be the mother in… Continue reading Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

Holidays

Intentional and Inspirational: Christmas Gift Guide 2022

It's time to shop for Christmas gifts! Here are my top five gift ideas for 2022. These are things that I have enjoyed in the last year and that will be a blessing to the people who receive them. The Bible Recap: A One-Year Guide to Reading and Understanding the Entire Bible ($20-$30) Hopefully you… Continue reading Intentional and Inspirational: Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Holidays · Organization · Time Management

How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

It's officially Thanksgiving season! With just three weeks until Thanksgiving, it's time to get serious about planning and preparation. Today I'm sharing with you six things I do this month to make my Thanksgiving day as stress-free as possible. 1 - Confirm The Guest List I reach out to all my guests to confirm their… Continue reading How To Host A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal {Part Two: November}

Holidays · hospitality

How To Be A Polite Guest

Did you know there are only 55 days left until Christmas? That's only seven weekends! Not only that....there are 24 days left until Thanksgiving, which is basically the official beginning of the "Holiday Season." With the beginning of the holiday season comes church parties, work parties, family get-togethers, and more. I'm excited about that! We… Continue reading How To Be A Polite Guest