Category: godly relationships

our wedding day: part one

Two years ago I awoke to a day for which I’d waited my entire life. After so many years of singleness and heartache, God delivered to me a man after His own heart. I...

rustic barn bridal shower

My good friend and former roommate, Karissa, taught me everything I know about hosting. She has a heart of gold, a knack for all things Pinterest perfect, and a desire to bless others with...

a gift for the newlyweds

It’s Spring. Which means… wedding season is upon us! If you are in need of a gift for the newlyweds in your life, these two books are my favorite go-tos for complimenting a gift...

100 questions to ask before marriage

Three years ago today, after an outdoor concert on the Pepperdine lawn, Clay walked me to my doorstep and we paused on the sidewalk to gaze up and admire the {rare for LA} big...

three years. first day of Spring.

Three years ago today, he knocked on my door, walked me to his car, and took me on what would be my last first date. He prayed over our meal, walked me down Third...

7 things I wish I knew before my wedding day

Our wedding day was magical–truly gorgeous, better than I dreamt–and yet there are things I wish I had known to do beforehand! The following is my gift to you, bride-to-be, to help you as you...

valentine’s day.

Today is Valentine’s Day. My Instagram feed is flooded with photos and videos of couples and gifts and flowers and all sorts of expressions of love. I’m sure yours is, too. And that’s great....

three years today

This is a photo of my husband, Clay, and my three year old nephew {as of today!}, Sawyer. It might look like an ordinary birthday photo, but to me it means so much more. You...

thirty two.

I awoke to kisses and presents in bed. I spent the day by the side of this man whom I love. And as I headed up the stairs after a very full day, I...

starting now

“The years go by like stones under rushing water; we only know when they’re gone.” – Needtobreathe As I addressed Christmas cards, I couldn’t believe this is already our third Christmas together {second as...