Getting Organized and Huge Time Wasters


I have been struggling with staying on top of my schedule lately. Or, to put it a little more honestly… I have been struggling to accomplish anything lately.   My days seem filled with too many things to do and not enough time to do them. I jump from one task to another to another. […]

Upcoming 2016 Marriage Cruise!

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Are you tired in your marriage? Could you use a break? Maybe a motivation message, teaching or encouragement? Or maybe just a little alone time for you and your husband away from the kids? Check out the Build Your Marriage cruise coming up March 5-10, 2016. Featuring: Brad & Heidi Mitchell and Pastor Troy Schmidt Hear topics […]

Getting Married Young

I got married when I was 19, my husband was 23. We had been together since before I was 15. We have now been married for almost 12 years. There have been some great times and some REALLY hard times. There have been times when we weren’t sure we were going to stay together, but […]

Are You Falling Down or Falling Forward?


A few weeks ago I was browsing around the library after taking my daughter to story time and a book seemed to jump off the shelf at me… Move On by Vicki Courtney. The subtitle on the book said “When Mercy Meets Your Mess”, and I thought, “that is so what I need right now. […]

Get Your Body Back Challenge: Week 1 Review

Ok, so I was supposed to post this on Monday and have been somewhat MIA from the blogging world the past week. I had some unexpected things come up and my attention has been all over the place over the past week or so, but the good news is… I did pretty well on Week […]

Special Photo Book Offer


My family loves photo books. We make one every year as a way to track our trips to Disney World. I love that we can include photos and our stories and the girls loves to get them out and compare each year. I received an offer to receive a free photo book if I were […]

Sharing a Post From Serving Joyfully

Today I wanted to share a blog post written by a woman whose husband is fighting wild fires up in Alaska. I thought this a really interesting article (and links) to read not only because of the things it taught me that I didn’t realize about wild fires and those who work tirelessly to put […]