5 Things I’ve Learned About Moving


I am coming to you after a long blogging hiatus to give you an update…and as a drastic change of pace, I refuse to apologize for my absence! I have a huge tendency to work towards pleasing everyone around me at the cost of my own sanity. But this is not the time in […]

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Coffee in July


This is part six of the 7 day #feelgoodblogging challenge hosted by Alex Beadon! If you would like to take part in this blogging challenge you can follow THIS LINK to sign up! ***** Friends. It’s July. How did this happen? Weren’t we just stumbling through the last two weeks of school dreaming of some freedom? And […]

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Catch Up Over Coffee


As we are now HALF WAY through the month of May and I have yet to do a post, I thought maybe it was time to catch you all up (over coffee…what else?) on what is going on around here. Are you in? Great! Grab a cup ‘o joe (or tea if you prefer) […]

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Tulip Fields


We have had an unusually gorgeous Spring here in Seattle. Of course, we still have our blistery days where I long for the warmth of the sunshine peeking through my windows again. But overall, I really can’t complain.     A couple weeks ago, we enjoyed our first Spring Break. You may have noticed […]

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TDD_10 Things

Thirty. It’s kind of hard to swallow, friends! I’m not sitting here crying or freaking out…but for some reason it is still hard to say it. Thirty. 30. Huh? Who would have thought? Part of me feels way too young to actually be at this point in my life. The other party of me […]

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Things I Thought I Would Do Before 30

I’m sure everyone hits a point in their life where they realize that things didn’t work out quite like they thought they would. We will all, of course, have our share of ups and downs. I think the key is not to dwell on the low points and to celebrate the high points. I […]

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He’s an Old Man


It’s something we kid about in this house a lot lately – being old. It usually starts with me taking a jab at my man in order to make myself feel better about my impending 30th birthday. Not that I’m all that bent out of shape about it. But here’s the thing about me […]

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10 Food-Free Valentine Ideas


Our school is one of many that have started enforcing the no-food rule. While I know there is a lot of debate on this topic between moms, it is a decision that I am rather okay with. While it may take a little more thought and creativity when it comes to birthday treats and […]

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Top 14 of 2014


As I was choosing my One Little Word for my resolution, I was reflecting on the past year: the highs, the lows, and the in betweens. I can’t say it was an awesome year. 2014 came with a lot of challenges. But with those challenges came a lot of spiritual growth, as the Lord […]

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One Little Word


Happy New Year, friends! I truly hope that 2014 was a blessed year for you. But if you faced your share of hardships and heartbreak, you can be thankful for this new year and a fresh start. Our God is a God of new beginnings and I am so thankful for that every year. […]

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