links i love This site compiles all the photos on Instagram that are tagged with the hashtag wsnc. So cool! Locals should definitely check out the gorgeous photos taken in our City of the Arts ....more

by the numbers

January 2015 (so far) by the numbers 71.3 miles run (7% of 2015 goal complete) 1 race completed (no PR, but a nice 3 hours by myself) 3 books read (Overrated, Landline, and Andrew's Brain... fabulous, pretty good, and just OK) 89 days of school left (WAY too many) 1 movie watched (American Sniper... loved it) 1 third grade project completed (multiplication board game.. ....more

Meg's Miles [plus giveaway winner]

Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway for Overrated. Congratulations to Angela who was selected as the winner! She'll receive a copy of the book from Family Christian soon ....more

this week in pictures {4 word caption game}

Christmas again times four. Baby got meds. What?! ...more

what i'm loving Wednesday

Are these not the most adorable little girl shoes you've ever seen?! I'm loving Livie and Luca shoes. Perhaps Jane will have to get some for her birthday ....more

do you own a pair of TOMS? [Overrated + giveaway]

As always, the views expressed in this post are entirely my own. I was not compensated for this post other than a $10 appreciation certificate; I was also provided a copy of the book to review and one to giveaway. Do you donate to charities that you later find out didn't really use your money in the best way that they could have? ...more

then and now {+ giveaway winner}

January 2015 January 2014 January 2012 January 2011 January 2010 January 2008 January 2007 And the giveaway winner from the Truth, Dare or Double Dare post is Destiny Price. Congratulations! Destiny, please shoot me an email with your mailing address and we'll get the gift certificate to you ....more

spa day!

One of Julianna's favorite Christmas gifts was this Spa Day kit. We were all sick over Christmas break but once Jules got to feeling better it was a great activity for us to do together that didn't require a ton of energy. Most of the items we made required ingredients we already had around the house like flour, salt, food coloring, aloe vera, etc ....more

if you have a tween girl you'll want to read this

As always, the views expressed in this post are entirely my own. I was not compensated for this post; I was provided a copy of the book to review. For the last three weeks Julianna and I have been reading Truth, Dare or Double Dare: Another Year of Dynamic Devotions for Girls every night before bed ....more

my {running} year in review and 2015 preview

Accomplishments in 2014: I ran 1200 miles!!! I ran for 255 hours and 18 minutes. I burned 138,829 calories on my runs ....more