Under His wings you will find refuge

Under His wings you will find refuge

I was sitting on my deck a few nights ago, watching the sunset when my phone dinged alerting me to a text message. “Check out the clouds.” I looked at my phone, then up at the sky. A good chunk of my view was blocked by our willow tree, which has been...
Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Hey, friends! I’m writing this week over at Grown and Flown. And of all things… about my kid’s dirty socks! It’s amazing how much your perspective changes when you are missing your kid at college. Let me know if anyone can relate! My son is in...
Embracing the future

Embracing the future

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in church daydreaming. I know this is probably something I shouldn’t admit: Me, letting my mind wander during the pastor’s message. But when I snapped myself back to reality, I realized something was different about the...
There’s a chipmunk in my toilet on Scary Mommy

There’s a chipmunk in my toilet on Scary Mommy

As a former newspaper reporter, I like to believe I know a good story when I see one. So, when a chipmunk ran inside my house on Sunday and jumped in my toilet, I felt it was my civic duty to make other people aware of the issue. Little did I know I wasn’t the...
Acrylic paint pour with textured design

Acrylic paint pour with textured design

If you are feeling creative and looking for a new project to try this weekend, I have to tell you about my current obsession with acrylic paint pouring. I’ve been playing around with paint pours for the past few months, but what makes this project special is the...
Create a caramel apple bar

Create a caramel apple bar

One of my favorite fall activities is to create a caramel apple bar. I try to choose at least one day that we can invite the kids’ friends to come over and decorate caramel apples. Or we have done this with our growth group as the evening snack. * A caramel...