Faith

Do This Before Your Next Family Gathering | A Lesson From An In-Law

Nobody has a perfect family - all families are made up of sinners. But it is possible to leave a family gathering feeling refreshed and encouraged instead of feeling frustrated and beaten down. It is important to realize that happy, harmonious, encouraging family gatherings don’t just happen. They need prayer and preparation. The book of… Continue reading Do This Before Your Next Family Gathering | A Lesson From An In-Law

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Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

Wouldn't it be nice if our husbands and families always noticed and complimented our homemaking efforts? One of my 5 year old nephews is particularly observant and complimentary. He always notices a new rug or piece of decor in my house and will comment on it with something like, "Oh, you got a new rug.… Continue reading Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

Enjoying The Journey

Weekend Recap: A Quiet Tennessee Retreat {11.2021}

Several months ago Paul suggested that we plan a fun weekend in November. After an unusually busy season, he knew we would both need it. My Dad has a connection that helped us find a super affordable, lovely condo in the sleepy town of Crossville, Tennessee. Crossville is kind of between Nashville and Knoxville -… Continue reading Weekend Recap: A Quiet Tennessee Retreat {11.2021}

Marriage

How To Stay Connected To Your Spouse When Life Is Busy

For all 10+ years of our marriage, Paul has worked anything but a 9-5 with hours as early as 4:30 AM and as late as 2:00 AM. He hasn't worked nights, thankfully, but he's done just about everything else and works at least 6 days each week. I've always worked a typical 9-5 job about… Continue reading How To Stay Connected To Your Spouse When Life Is Busy

Friday Favorites

Labor Day Weekend at Myrtle Beach!

Fourth time's the charm, right? This year we've planned and scrapped three different vacations (not all due to Coronavirus - sometimes travel plans just don't work out!). I held my breath and didn't let myself get too excited about the prospect of a beach vacation until we were on the road headed toward Myrtle Beach!… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend at Myrtle Beach!

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5 Pictures on Friday: Hendersonville Weekend {6.12.20}

This post contains affiliate links – I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links ❤ Paul and I spent more time at home together this spring than ever before. June is usually the month that we're able to reconnect after a very busy spring sports season (he's a college… Continue reading 5 Pictures on Friday: Hendersonville Weekend {6.12.20}