Sheltering in Place: A Day in the Life of Our Family During A Pandemic

It’s a little after 8 am and I’m sitting at the kitchen island with my Bible, to-do list, notebooks, computer and pen by my side. My husband is working in our room at his make-shift office while the rest of the house is in a peace-filled state of slumber. This Continue Reading

Music Moves Us: The Day I Realized I Needed A New Playlist

Music connects. It inspires. It moves us – both physically and emotionally.  Have you ever heard a song and found yourself transported to a different time and place in your mind? Maybe you haven’t heard the song for decades, and when the beat begins – you are amazed to find Continue Reading

Staying at Home and Wondering What to Cook? Here Are Five Favorite Pinterest Recipes

With all of the changes happening rapidly in our world, and country, I have decided it would be a good time to make some changes to my Blog. First off, I want to say thank you for being here. Your support of my writing means more to me than I Continue Reading

When a Pandemic Strikes and The World Feels Weird (a title I never imagined writing)

To say it’s been a weird week feels like an understatement. Just over a couple weeks ago, I received a text from one of my best friends who works in infection control for three major hospitals. Studying how to stop the spread of infection and what to do in case Continue Reading

Sliding Down The Slippery Slope: Thoughts on My Eating Disorder

After I graduated from high school, I developed an eating disorder.  It wasn’t something I set out to do. It isn’t like I woke up one morning and thought, “Hey! I think I’ll try developing an eating disorder today. That sounds like fun.”  No. That’s not how it happened.  My Continue Reading

Another Year Has Come and Gone

I love Birthdays. Seriously love them. It’s the one day of the year when you can do whatever you want, within reason, and it’s completely and totally okay. Feel like eating an entire cake? Wouldn’t recommend it, but if you want to – go for it. Want to sleep all Continue Reading

Some Weeks are Harder Than Others: On Bedbugs, Assault and Influenza

It’s been a rough week. And there just isn’t time right now for a rough week to happen. There are gifts to be bought. Presents to be wrapped. Parties to be thrown. Cookies to be baked. Lights to be seen. And more.  But regardless of my holiday to-do list, this Continue Reading