going home

I couldn’t be happier to say that Mark was released from the hospital last night. He got to go home with his two amazing parents, my sweet sister, Liz, and her husband, David. I...

He heals the brokenhearted.

This is a story of hope, heart, and healing. My sweet nephew, Mark, just turned two on April 17. He had a Ninja Turtles themed birthday party. I had the privilege of flying home...

don’t look back

A little over three years ago, I walked into Elise Joan’s yoga class. Little did I know, this was no ordinary yoga class. Elise plays hip hop music and the class is highly “athletic.”...

sometimes you have to reach the bottom

As I mentioned in my decade of pain post, I had reached my wit’s end, I had reached my “rock bottom” when I finally found my way to a holistic doctor. Or should I...

taking God out of the equation

These thoughts are a continuation from my recent post, The Secret. I feel as if I have been reading/watching content that is so related to this idea… Our society has taken God out of the...

handmade greeting cards

Monday nights mean my girls Bible study. And occasionally Bible study means “Prayer and Potluck.” And occasionally “Prayer and Potluck” means frozen margaritas in celebration of Cinco de Mayo while we make Mother’s Day...

The Secret

I know I’m a little late in the game to The Secret, but I never read the book. And I just watched the movie last night on Netflix. First off, I’ll say that I...

mashed sweet potatoes

So I pretty much just made up this recipe. I love sweet potatoes in every form, so I decided to experiment with making mashed sweet potatoes! Not only did they turn out so delicious,...

new every morning

This morning I took a walk down to the look at the ocean, to bask in God’s creation, to contemplate life. The following verse came to mind: “Because of the Lord’s great love, we...