Family Time: The New Holiday Tradition

December 1, 2017

Christmas is the busiest time of year. There’s events to attend, lights to see, gifts to buy, hot cocoa to drink… the list of fun is endless. This year with my Dad’s diagnosis of dementia I’m realizing that family time is precious and I’m making that our priority. I’m a firm believer that kids aren’t going to remember all the toys they get for Christmas each year… they will, however, remember the…

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ESV Illuminated Bible Review {and Giveaway!}

November 26, 2017

November and December are usually my favorite months of the year. It’s filled with family, food, gracious hearts & giving. Not to mention the pretty lights, festive music, hot chocolate and the movie Elf. However, this year has been a little different… Outside of the normal running around getting ready for Thanksgiving and making to do lists already for Christmas, our family has had quite the month. First, we found…

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The Star: The Story of the First Christmas #TheStarMovie #Flyby

November 15, 2017

November & December are my favorite months of the year! It’s two months filled with family, fun, food, gratitude and, of course, gift giving. I love to give gifts and see someone light up as the excitement of that perfect gift overwhelms them… especially the little ones! But I feel each year, especially as we take a look at everything going on around our country, that the true meaning of…

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God’s Great Love for You {Children’s Book Review} #RickWarren #Flyby

November 7, 2017

Elsie’s is going to be one in a few weeks.. I can’t believe it! Okay, I’m back.. I had to wipe up a few tears.. Ever since her baby shower, we’ve been working on her little library and it has been growing quite rapidly lately, now mostly containing beautiful Christian books. I love this because even though she isn’t quite able to communicate her thoughts, she is always very interested in…

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Faith-Full Hearts for Puerto Rico

September 26, 2017

News of Hurricane Irma hitting Puerto Rico was heartbreaking. Hearing Hurricane Maria came thru only a week later was terrifying. We have family in Puerto Rico and the entire island has been on my heart. My husband and I want so much to just drop everything and go to help, but there is no way that I am aware of (at the time of this writing) to be able to…

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Laura Story Open Hands Album Review & Giveaway! #OpenHands #Flyby

March 15, 2017

If you’ve been following along my blog adventures for any amount of time now, you know that I LOVE music! I love how lyrics can just transport you to a special memory or resonate with you so deeply it’s like God is speaking directly to you! I was recently given the opportunity to listen to Laura Story’s newest album “Open Hands” and it is incredible! She has such a beautiful…

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Women of Faith: An Amazing Joyful Journey Movie Event!

February 7, 2016

Have you heard of Women of Faith? Maybe you’ve seen their website? Heard of their AWESOME Conferences? Been to one in person? If you have, I’m not going to say I’m jealous, because we all know “Love is not jealous” – but I wish I could have gone! I have been wanting to go to a Women of Faith event for so long! Seeing one of their recent tours was named…

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