chocolate banana bread smoothie

Alright guys, it’s Friday. It’s time to celebrate, to cheers, to the weekend! I’ve updated my “banana bread bliss smoothie” recipe with some new tweaks + treats! {I ditched my previous protein powder as...

Branch Basics: $10 off code

// natural, non-toxic cleaning products // Me: “Clay, will you take a pic of me for my blog?” Clay: “Babe, who does laundry in a dress?” Me: “I do. I’m currently doing laundry. In...

how to make bug spray using essential oils

Traditional bug sprays are full of chemicals and toxins* that personally I don’t want to put on my skin or the skin of my loved ones. Remember: what we put on our bodies goes into our bodies through...

what a difference a gelato makes

// on unplanned blessings in times of transition // When we returned from our recent trip to Europe, the question I kept getting was, “So, how was it?!” “It was the best of times;...

Thieves wipes

// a healthier alternative for germ-free travel // When Clay and I sit down on an airplane, the first thing we do is pull out our Thieves wipes. We wipe down the trays, the...

compassionately curious

“Be compassionately curious before you’re carelessly critical.” – Audrey Roloff The other night Clay and I settled onto the couch with our Navigator’s Council marriage journal from Beating 50 Percent {which has easily become...

behind the scenes

// how God is working behind the scenes writing our love story + in our lives // I found this faded concert ticket on a recent trip back home to Texas. On my bulletin...

all in

// on going all in—in your dreams, your visions, and your calling // “There’s no turning back now. I’m going all in; head first to the deep end.” – Matthew West, All In This photo...