Pre-kids Kayla took on-a-whim trips all the time. Two littles later, my spontaneity has waned. But when I got an email about a ticket to the Go Blog Social writing/blogging conference in Kansas City — with just a week’s notice — I knew it was something I wanted to make happen. Because I have an awesome […]Read More be the 3 percent: a leadership lesson we all need
Women are Scary. (You may see that I capitalized Scary, because it’s just that important. All my editing experience goes out the window when emphasizing blanket statements on my blog.) So, just to reiterate: Women are Scary. I realize that this means that I, too, am scary. Everyone who lives or has lived with me (shout […]Read More women are scary (and another giveaway, boom!)
Remember how I participated in a clothes swap with my two extremely gorgeous + stylish friends Justine and Madison? Here’s what they sent me! (I know you were on the edge of your seats.) When their packages arrived, I was tearing open the boxes. It was like Christmas morning! These ladies have magazine-worthy styles (seriously), […]Read More blogger clothes swap: first impressions
(This is a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the Kingdom of God. We’re so blessed to call Ashley, the writer of this guest post, and her husband Joe some of the best friends we’ve ever had. We love them and after you read their story of living the Kingdom at home, you’ll […]Read More the sweetness of the kingdom: houseparenting in hershey
I turned 25. I feel like this is a monumental birthday. Lately, I’ve been pinching myself. Do I really get paid to play with words? Am I really a mom to an amazing two-year-old? With another little one on the way? Have I really been married for 4.5 years to my teenage-hearthrob-turned-man-of-my-dreams? (Hey, what’s a […]Read More 25 life highlights on my 25th birthday.
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I've ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.Read More This might be the best video I’ve ever seen that echoes our feelings on international adoption.
We’ll be spending Memorial Day weekend 2012 in Philadelphia! Can’t you just hear the Rocky theme? Adrian! On top of the cheesesteaks we’ll be chowing and the patriotic sites we’ll be perusing (‘MERICA!), I’m most excited to see some of our besties who moved to Pennsylvania last year. Yay for friends! You may be thinking, […]Read More planning a trip, philadelphia style.
Joseph and I just got home from “Fun with One” story time at the library. It would rank high on the list of Stuff White People Like. I felt like I was back in middle school, the new girl awkwardly trying to find the right room and blend in with the right people, all while […]Read More adventures in story time.