Monthly Archives: May 2014

10 things your lifeguard wants you to know

Sunglasses perched on my nose, sunscreen (let’s be honest — tanning oil) slathered on my arms and legs. I spent my high school summers soaking up sun, but I wasn’t a pool rat. I was making the big bucks as … Continue reading

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style inspiration for the rest of us

My sweet, creative, and stylish friend Katie, along with two of her best friends, recently launched a new blog, 3 Average Girls, and I can’t wait to tell you about it — well, or let her tell you about it. It’s … Continue reading

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law school & seminary & marriage

This weekend, Jonny will don a cap and gown and enter into a new season of life, graduating from seminary with his M.A. in Christian Thought. It’s an end of an era, and as I reflect on our journey together during his … Continue reading

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big news and diaper duty

(I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of MomCentral Consulting for Huggies. I received product samples to facilitate my review and to thank me for my participation.) I have big news — Asher is walking! (When he has the need … Continue reading

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easy style for busy moms

Style for busy moms means choosing pieces that are aren’t only fresh and fuss-free, but comfortable and versatile, too. Inspired by some mixing and matching from my own closet, I came up with a little inspiration for you mamas out there … Continue reading

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when beauty blooms

As I sip my coffee and watch the sun rise above our quiet town, I think about the beauty that surrounds me. The rainbow of tulips blooming, my one-year-old’s wobbly steps, the dripping icing on the cinnamon rolls. These beautiful things are gifts … Continue reading

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when are we old?

  Jean jackets are all over this summer. I recently dug through my closet and unearthed a light, cropped Levi’s jacket I had in high school. Praise the Lord, it still fit. I was feeling pretty awesome about myself when it … Continue reading

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