This little babe I’m cookin’ hit 31 weeks, and I’ll be honest: I’m feeling it. I’m to the point in pregnancy where most items in my wardrobe don’t feel quite right and changing from sweatpants to leggings feels like a victory. With three kids and another on the way, Jonny and I usually collapse on the […]Read More a dress for date night (and a $75 giveaway!)
Everyone wants to be loved. And most people want to love others in return. But do we truly know what love is? Today, my friend Katherine Henson is here sharing a guest post about love. Below, she so eloquently delves into the deep divide between God’s love and culture’s misshapen version of it. I’ve been married for […]Read More the dangerous definition of love
I rocked cowlicky bangs and thick wire glasses in elementary school. I was a chronic teacher’s pet and I wrote more than one letter to our senator requesting updated technology in our computer lab. I was quite the catch. When Valentine’s Day rolled around, I put down my Babysitter’s Club books and was giddy to hand-pick valentines […]Read More love notes
TOMS just launched their Surprise Sale, and I’m swooning over the (majorly discounted) items from TOMS and their ethical marketplace partners (including my favorite brands like Krochet Kids Intl., Noonday, and Giving Keys). The sale, which features much more than shoes, provides deep discounts starting at 40% off. And…there’s free shipping on $25+! I’m not going to […]Read More valentine's day gift guide for ladies
Valentine’s Day is almost here, and guys, I’m here to help you avoid a disaster. While you should be making the ladies in your life feel appreciated and adored every day, I think we all know Valentine’s Day is a day that you do not want to mess up. So, I’ve found some sweet gift […]Read More valentine's day gift guide: what to buy her
Next week, I’ll be celebrating my 9th Valentine’s Day with Jonny. (Yes, you read that right. 9th!) I’ll do the calculations for all you non-mathematicians out there: I was in high school for our first Valentine’s Day celebration. What the what?! Nine years ago, neither of us could have fathomed getting married to each other. […]Read More valentine's day through the eyes of a teenager
I woke up this morning to big brown eyes staring at me. A round little body in dinosaur footie pajamas sprawled on my pillow. Soft, chubby fingers gently touching my face. I spent this cold February morning under warm blankets, cuddling with an astonishingly cute and incredibly curious 18-month-old. I changed a couple of dreadfully […]Read More matters of the heart.