Hail Holy Queen: A Response to the Grand Jury Report

In light of all the information that has come out with the grand jury report from Pennsylvania I have been at a loss for words. I am disgusted, angry and overwhelmed. My church has betrayed me and I don’t know where to go from here. Sometimes, it seems easier to stick my head in the … Continue reading Hail Holy Queen: A Response to the Grand Jury Report

When I am Weak, Then I am Strong

Happy Monday all! I hope you had a nice, relaxing and/or productive weekend. If you follow me on social media (Instagram is my FAVORITE!) you know that we spent our time working on our deck and it's been a little more of a project than we thought it would be. Isn't that always the case? … Continue reading When I am Weak, Then I am Strong

SQT: Games You Can Play With Your Kids

It's time to link up with Kelly over at This Ain't the Lyceum for another edition of Seven Quick Takes! Don't forget to click on over when you're done reading to see what everyone else is talking about! This week I really wanted to talk about video games. I have always loved video games and … Continue reading SQT: Games You Can Play With Your Kids

Do Not Be Afraid; Just Have Faith

These stories resonate with my soul. I understand desperation and hopelessness. I know what rock bottom looks and feels like. And yet I can't say that I have ever turned to God with the complete trust that these people do. I have wanted to, but there are always doubts in my heart.

Vacations, Chris Pratt, and Fear

Hello my friends! We meet again. I spent all last week on vacation with my babies and my hubby and we had an amazing time. The kids figured out how to dog paddle around the pool, in their floaties of course, so Chuck and I were able to lounge in the pool and watch them … Continue reading Vacations, Chris Pratt, and Fear

My Kids Watch TV

I know I'm committing some kind of horrible mom faux-pas but I'm going to go ahead and admit it. My kids watch TV. And during this pregnancy they've been watching it, dare I say, a lot? I can see all the perfect, preppy moms jaws hit the floor, some of the more sensitive ones may … Continue reading My Kids Watch TV

Life Update and Giveaway Winner Announced!

    Hey everyone! I am so sorry it's been so quiet on the blog this week. I thought I was going to be able to make it through Hell Month without breaking down but it finally beat me. We just finished clean up for the last party and I am SOOOO HAPPY!!!! I feel … Continue reading Life Update and Giveaway Winner Announced!

Don’t Forget the Giveaway!

Hey everybody! I want to have a post up today but with Chucky's party being tomorrow I ran out of time.     But! I still wanted to pop on here and remind you that the giveaway for the extra special signed copy of One Beautiful Dream by Jennifer Fulwiler is running until midnight on … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Giveaway!

30 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years

Hello all! This week we are gearing up for... well not my birthday. Chucky's birthday party got rained out last weekend so we will be celebrating this Saturday instead but Sunday is my actual, factual birthday and I am turning the big 3-0. I kind of don't care but I kind of care A LOT and I can't pin down what my actual feelings are about this birthday. While I figure it all out I jotted down 30 helpful things I've learned in 30 years. And stay tuned til the end of the post because I've got a BIG surprise waiting for you...