I Love to Learn about YOU! {… wanna see what I’ve learned so far?}

Thank you so much for those of you who took the time to fill out my website survey! I love to learn about YOU and want to keep learning! So far, this is what I’ve learned (see if this sounds accurate to you). Most of you prefer to read blogs either in the evenings or on and off through the day as time allows (me too, by the way). Your favorite types of post tend to be devotions, encouragement, or family posts: The most requested types of...

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You Will Never Guess What My Name Means {and how it has shaped my life}

You Will Never Guess What My Name Means {and how it has shaped my life}

Did you know that today is “Fun Facts about Names Day”? This is a holiday that is new to me, but it sounded like fun so I thought I would jump in…. and you will never guess what my name means! Fun Facts About Names Day encourages you to learn about the historical meanings and influences behind your name and the names of your friends and families. Uncover historical and religious influences, who you were named after, and see...

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Guard Your Baby or Toddler Against Cold and Flu with Kidaroo Crew!

Guard Your Baby or Toddler Against Cold and Flu with Kidaroo Crew!

Ah, the joys of cold and flu season are upon us. If the “polar vortex” wasn’t enough fun for all of us (whoever is praying for snow — please stop, okay?), we are also faced with germ attacks. If your children are in preschool, have playdates, or go to the church nursery with a sippy cup or baby bottle, you will want to be SURE to check out today’s sponsor!  Kidaroo Crew makes the most adorable and practical baby...

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Anaconda Bedtime Stories … and a Christmas wish from me to you

Ah, life. You have a funny way of wreaking havoc on well-laid plans. Sometimes my little color-coded life spreadsheet gets put into a little snowglobe and shaken around by a toddler. … then, maybe dropped on the floor and eaten by the dog. You get the picture. I think the snowball shaking started when my laptop’s hard drive crashed. Oh, and then it booted up one more time (thank goodness for Christmas miracles), so that I could copy...

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NEW Free Monthly Newsletter — Featuring YOU?!

Sweet friends, there are so many things I would love to share with you that don’t quite fit into a blog post. However, I have found a way! I am creating a new (free) monthly email newsletter! The monthly email newsletter will include great features such as: ~ Featured Devotionals ~ FREE Printable of the month ~ Book of the month ~ Recipe of the month ~ Pampered Chef / Mary & Martha discounts ~ Featured blogger of the month (YOU?!) ~...

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Allume Blogging Conference Highlights

Allume Blogging Conference Highlights

How do I even start to describe the joy that has filled my heart this past weekend. I was blessed to win a ticket to the Allume Christian blogging conference in Greenville, SC. I purposely went without any goals of growing my blog readership or increasing website traffic. When I met people there, I intentionally avoided “networking” and didn’t even pass out any business cards. So, basically, I did everything the experts tell...

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