Holy Week 2019

The week leading up to Easter can be filled with many things besides reflection on the crucifixion. It’s hard to slow down, especially during the church’s “busy season”, and reflect on the scriptures. Honestly, when I was planning this post I really wanted to share a daily devotion with y’all. I had some grand ideas,…

DIY Spring Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing – Recipes and Instructions

I’m kind of obsessed with royal icing cookies. I’ve made them several times in the last year, and they are so much fun to decorate. Sometimes the frosting can be a little tricky, but it’s definitely worth attempting. The cookies and frosting are both homemade. It’s so easy to make these fresh. I haven’t found…

Target Tuesday Finds In-store and Online – April 9th

Coffee and shopping. Is there anything better? Haha. I love getting a drink from Starbucks and strolling around Target. My last trip to Target was so much fun! I woke up early and got there when they opened. It was so empty!! My dream. It was almost too quiet though. I was afraid people would…

Easter Basket Stuffers – A Complete List with Links

This will be Elia’s THIRD Easter! Honestly, I cannot believe she’s been in this world so long already. Haha. One of my FAVorite things to do is buy her gifts (and clothes). Fixing up and buying special gifts is so much fun to me. I realize this is not everyone’s favorite thing, and if you…

Easter DIY Challenge – Let’s Get Crafty Together!

Creative, one word that describes me. It sums me up so much. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t enjoy creating, coloring, painting, making or learning how to create with a new medium. It is so much fun! It’s definitely an outlet for me too. Creating keeps me sane. What I love even more…

Baby Dedication Reception Decor and Favors

We dedicated Elia back to the Lord in May 2017. It was a day I had looked forward to for a long time. After praying for years for a baby, this day held so much weight in my mind because I had wanted a baby so much, but I knew God also wanted her as…

DIY Spring Wreath for Under $10 and No Sew Rabbit Pillow

Usually, I am so behind with my seasonal DIYs and projects, BUT I’ve already gotten two spring projects done. Woo hoo! These two projects are sharing a blog post because they are so easy to make! Neither of them require fancy tools or skills. They’re so easy your kids could do it! Elia was close…

Spring at Target – My Favs that You Need in Your Closet!

It’s no secret that I love to shop! I don’t buy everything I see, but I love to look. Target has some adorable outfits that are perfect for spring. I had to share these cute things with y’all because I want EVERY. SINGLE. ONE! Some of them are also on sale right now, so act…

Why I’m Thankful to be Observing Lent – Resources

For the last eleven years, my entire adult life, Matt and I have been on staff or pastoring a local church during the Lenten season. Most of those years were spent pastoring a church. If you’ve ever been involved in your church during the time leading up to Easter, you know how much preparation and…

Elia’s Baby Shark 2nd Birthday

You’ve heard it. I’m not sure anyone has escaped the baby shark song. It’s a fun, easy song with cute hand motions. PinkFong added adorable shark characters to the catchy song, and Elia LOVES it! For months she has been baby shark obsessed. She makes all the hand motions now, which is adorable. Last fall,…