Remember the Why. Remember the Reason.

The Waiting Place

Have you ever been in the waiting place? I have. A few years back, my husband discovered his company would be shutting down their office in Indianapolis and relocating to Nashville, TN. I remember the moment he told me like it was yesterday. The world felt different. Instead of feeling comfortable, Continue Reading

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I Get to Do This

I have been overwhelmed to tears on multiple occasions today. As I drove back from dropping the kids off at school, I looked the Christmas decorations on the homes and thought, “I get to do this.” I get to experience the joy of Christmas. As the tears welled up in Continue Reading

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I Want to Inspire and Encourage, but Am I?

Last week I decided to take the plunge and create an Instagram account dedicated to my love of decorating. Putting together rooms brings me great joy, but I realize this isn’t the case for everyone. For some people it is daunting, overwhelming, not practical and completely unnecessary. And for many Continue Reading

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Truly Yours, Jen Decor

Hello friends! After spending multiple days unpacking bins of Christmas decor, I have decided to expand my blog to include my love of decorating. It is something I love doing – so why not share that love with you? It brings me great joy to put rooms together. After completing Continue Reading

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A Letter to My Children About Growing Up in Your Generation

Dear children, I don’t know what it’s like growing up in your generation. There are a lot of things about it that seem exciting. And a lot about it that seems hard. As your parent, I want to help you navigate through these waters. As you sit and watch YouTube Continue Reading

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One Scenario: Two Reactions

This morning, I awoke to the sound of my husband’s shoes hitting the hardwood floors. Clippity Clop. Clippity Clop. I opened my eyes, stretched my arms and slowly made my way out of bed and into the start of a brand new day. The calendar was full, but that would Continue Reading

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Praise, Phish and Bob Weir: An Exceptional Trio

When I first started living my life for Christ, I drew a lot of lines in the sand. In many ways, my world became black and white. Yes to this and no to that. This is good and that is bad. I remember feeling like if I quit doing some Continue Reading

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Confessions of a Cruddy Sports Mom

Last week I received a text that confirmed something I have known for awhile – I’m a cruddy sports mom. Anyone out there feeling me? This post is for all of you who get excited when the forecast calls for rain on game night, and this post is for all Continue Reading

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Have you ever done something that was out of your comfort zone? My guess is more than likely, at one time or another, you have. Maybe it was traveling by yourself for the first time? Or going into your first job interview? What about having your first baby? Or the Continue Reading

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