Faith · Marriage

Of Course: The Response of a Happy Heart

In my efforts to be a grateful, polite person, I always try to thank whoever is bagging my groceries at the store. Last week I turned to the young adult as he finished putting my bags in my cart and said, "Thanks!" He looked back at me and said cheerfully, "Of course! Do you need… Continue reading Of Course: The Response of a Happy Heart

Recipes

The BEST Way To Cook Chicken Breasts || Meal Prep

One of the best things to have on hand for quick meals is cooked chicken. I am not a fan of cooking chicken breasts in the crock pot - it always comes out tasting dry and flavorless. I love buying bone-in chicken breasts (usually for $2 a pound or less!) and roasting them in the… Continue reading The BEST Way To Cook Chicken Breasts || Meal Prep

Style

5 On Friday | 5 Days of Summer Work Outfits

this post contains affiliate links I am pretty sure that I'm in the minority on this, but summer is not my favorite season. I know, everyone loves summer except me. ๐Ÿ™‚ One of the things I struggle with is finding outfits that are appropriate for work or church that aren't too casual or too hot.… Continue reading 5 On Friday | 5 Days of Summer Work Outfits

Faith

Mid Year Check-In: My Word for 2019

This year I chose communicate as the word around which all my goals were centered. I'm working to communicate love, faithfulness, appreciation, respect, friendship and closeness with my husband. With others, I'm working to communicate a gentle and quiet spirit who hopes in God. I can definitely say I've made progress with my goals, but… Continue reading Mid Year Check-In: My Word for 2019

Time Management

Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was working on a new grocery shopping strategy. Over the years I've learned that it's best for my sanity if I shop Aldi first thing in the morning, usually right after they open. The shelves are well stocked and store isn't as busy. This summer I've been… Continue reading Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul