Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

I try to pack December full of all the festive things, soak up the fun of the season and enjoy every moment. I have a lot to share in this recap, so get comfy and let's jump in! We enjoyed a couple date nights in our festive downtown this month - it really looks like… Continue reading Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

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{Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Yep, you read that correctly. After 11 years of marriage, Paul and I are in the process of being approved as adoptive parents! Adoption has always been on our hearts. I was deeply impacted by several precious foster children that I encountered while serving in various ministries in my early 20's. We went into our… Continue reading {Big} Life Update: Our Adoption Journey

Enjoying The Journey · Friday Favorites · Holidays

Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

My mom, sister and I spent the best weekend together this month. One of the best decisions we've ever made was the decision to celebrate milestone birthdays with a destination weekend! A couple years ago we celebrated Mom's birthday in Boone, North Carolina. My sister turns 30 this month so we decided to try Lake… Continue reading Celebrating My Sister’s 30th Birthday at Lake Keowee

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

My sister and I love planning parties together, and we were so happy to plan one to celebrate our parents' 40th anniversary! We knew we wanted it to be much smaller and more intimate than their 35th anniversary (although that was a great event, too!). We decided to gift them a family photo session followed… Continue reading Celebrating My Parents’ 40th Anniversary!

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Christmas Recap {2020}

We kicked off our Christmas celebration early in December with back to back Christmas programs! One of our favorite local theatres put on a wonderful program that made me feel like I was one of the shepherds longing for the Messiah's arrival. The next day we enjoyed, as always, the beautiful and uplifting music at… Continue reading Christmas Recap {2020}

Faith · Holidays

3 Things To Pray Before Christmas

Christmas can be a wonderful time - and it can also be a miserable time. No family is perfect or free from difficulty, whether it's a strained relationship, a family member who always causes issues, a recent loss, financial strain or separation from loved ones who aren't able to be with you for Christmas. It's… Continue reading 3 Things To Pray Before Christmas

Friday Favorites · Holidays

November 2019 In Review

this post contains affiliate and referral links – I will receive a commission if you make a purchase through the links provided ❤ I'm taking next week off from blogging, so today it's time to wrap up November's highlights! Let's start out with a shopping PSA. I hate shopping in store at Walmart, but I have fairly… Continue reading November 2019 In Review