a grateful giveaway

Community is so important. There’s nothing like sitting face-to-face, across the table, joining in conversation with someone. There’s an intimacy to¬†the table — an insight that can only be gleaned over a warm cup on a cold day. Which is why, in partnership with¬†Old Factory Coffee Shop, we’re throwing open the doors of the giveaway […]

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i need dairy free recipes!

Meal planning is the worst. Or maybe I’m just really bad at it. All I know is this mama has been spending way too much at the grocery store and I’ve been stumped for meals for awhile, so it’s back to the drawing board I go. Except, problem: I dusted off my favorite cookbooks and […]

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sharing a sweet future

As a magazine journalism major, I had big dreams about changing the world with my words. While there was a side of me that had stars in my eyes for glamorous glossies, the other part of my heart was torn to write the stories that really mattered. I wanted to combine my inquisitiveness and passion […]

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cultivating a happy mother's day

I’ve been wanting a vegetable garden for awhile, and this weekend, Jonny and Joseph are¬†building me a custom vegetable garden for Mother’s Day. It has been so sweet to see them work together, and it has really been a labor of love. And Joseph has been really fascinated¬†by the tomato thingies. (Thingies. That’s the best […]

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when he said try, i said why?

You guys, you have to watch this video. This is 22-year old student Kristyl J. L. Smith, performing spoken word about the challenges she has faced living with sickle cell disease and how she has met and overcome those challenges. She is talented, beautiful, and rooted in a real, raw, and relentless faith. Her poem […]

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