busy making memories

We’ve¬†been unplugged. I’m in my hometown with the boys this week,¬†so I’ve been a little quiet here on the blog front. Between bike rides and pool days, there hasn’t been a lot of time for blogging. I can’t say I’ve minded. But today is a rainy day, so I thought I’d pop in and say […]

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bibdanna giveaway winner(s)!

As someone who rarely wins things (what’s up with that?), it’s fun for me to be able to share giveaway swag with my friends, especially when it’s a product as fun as Graystitch bibdannas. This giveaway is extra fun, because I got to draw two winners. a Rafflecopter giveaway Congrats, Megan and Natalie! I’ll shoot […]

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the elgantees giveaway winner is…

Thanks so much to everyone who entered the Elegantees giveaway. (And wow, there were a lot of you!) I’m a fan of ethically-minded¬†fashion, and I’m thankful to get to use this little corner of the Internet to share opportunities to use purchasing power for good. (And have you been following Noonday + IJM’s #styleforjustice posts? […]

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elegantees review {and giveaway!}

Everybody loves new clothes, right? To celebrate the upcoming weekend, I’m thrilled to feature one of my favorite ethical fashion companies, Elegantees. Keep reading to see how you can win a $20 giftcard!¬†I own two Elegantees pieces and not only do I love their heart for women, but I can attest to the quality and […]

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how do you stay organized?

I’m not a terribly disorganized person…but I’m not exactly the most organized girl on the block, either. (Hey oh, piles in the closets and forgotten doctors appointments!) As I try to manage freelance assignments,¬†keep the house in somewhat livable condition, raise two little dudes, maintain this blog, and support Jonny in his ministry, the whole […]

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fight messes in style

This may come as a surprise, but little kids are messy. Shocker, right? From the backyard to the kitchen, my dudes are¬†in a constant state of stickiness.¬†As soon as I’m done wiping Asher’s juice spill, Joseph has decided to¬†give himself a pedicure with mama’s lip gloss. (Yes, this actually happened. And yes, my beloved Burt’s […]

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how to throw a fabulous party

I love parties. And party food. And, obviously, I love the company. But what I really love? The little touches that make a soiree special. I’m the¬†girl who geeks out over party playlists and handmade invitations and vintage milk glass. Today, two of my friends posted about recent (fabulous!)¬†bashes they’ve hosted, and I have to […]

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even so, it is well with my soul

Lately, I feel like I’ve been peeking into the windows of so many who are hurting. Sometimes those windows are wide open, other times I just catch a glimpse. But it’s all the same:¬†Heavy hearts beating faster and slower, trying to pump through¬†pain from all directions. I’ll pray for you. It seems so…small. In my […]

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