According to the list I kept last year, I read around 109 books with four of them being DNF. Honestly, that's a few less than the year before, but I did read some of those books multiple times. In any true book-dragon form, I cannot simply choose my favorite book. That is too much to... Continue Reading →
October 2022 Reads and Reviews
If you don't know, vacation is a wonderful time to read. We took a road trip so I had a total of twelve uninterrupted hours to read as we traveled and it was glorious. The AirBnB we stayed at also had the perfect chair to curl up in and read, which is what I did... Continue Reading →
5 Reasons to Enroll Your Child in After School Activities.
Happy Tuesday! Did you know that today is the beginning of a Biblical New Year? I actually did not know this until this morning. I guess today is the perfect day to begin our study of the Book of John, then, huh? Today is also a good day to think about extra curricular activities for... Continue Reading →
My Curly Girl Journey.
"I wish my hair looked like Merida's," I told my BFF, and I wasn't just talking about the color. Every time I watch Brave, I get curl envy. This simple sentence had me contemplating my hair more so than before. A few nights later I messaged another friend of mine asking what products she was... Continue Reading →
My Faith Story
Everyone has a faith story. Whether you grew up in an idyllic home or not. Whether life has seemed too easy for you or you've struggled every day to survive. Whether you've fought an addiction or illness, been to the depths of the pit, or not. Everyone has a faith story. This is mine. I... Continue Reading →
Why I Chose to be Single.
With Single Awareness Day coming up, I thought I'd share with you some reasons why being single isn't bad. Now you might be wondering why a married woman would be writing on this subject, but I was single for a long time before I met my now husband. The kicker was that I was single... Continue Reading →
The Rules of Self-Esteem
Can I talk about self-esteem today? It seems like everywhere there is an outcry to "Be yourself" and a general attitude of "Don't care what other people think of you, just be happy." Which is great and all, but all of these declarations that are supposed to encourage a positive self-esteem and self-image also come... Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Fill Your Time
With the social distancing timeline extended, I'm sure more than a few people are wondering what to do with their time. Whether you have kids or not, we need something to keep us from going a little coo-coo, right? Well I'm here to help provide you with some ideas to fill your time. I hope... Continue Reading →
Where’s Home for You?
Sorry I've missed posting the last few days. Last week our internet gave us problems and then over the weekend I had a breakthrough with the manuscript I'm rewriting. I've been having difficulty with it even though I had it almost completed before I lost it because I plot out almost nothing. What I do... Continue Reading →
An Inspired and Intentional Life
What do you want to do in your life? Have you written them down? For me, I currently have two lists going: one for things I'd like to accomplish this year, and one to accomplish in my life. How do you want your life to look? Be intentional. Surround yourself with what you want your... Continue Reading →