Thank You For 20K Follows

What can I say but glory be to God and thank you. Your loving support and enthusiasm for GraceLaced on Instagram has landed us at a milestone: 20,000 followers. That's 20K people who will potentially see the truth of God's word shared in word and.. ....more

Growing GraceLaced {How I've Come To Build My Team}

I've been eager to write today's post for some time, for your sake and mine. I want to be honest and real about how it is that I'm managing my career and calling: motherhood, homemaking, blog, business, schooling,...more

Teachable Moments


Our On The Go Family Picnic with KFC

Our busy family of 8 is learning something of making room for margin in 2015....more

Taking A Break With KFC

Being on-the-go together for the better part of the day usually requires picking up some meals on the town. For my six boys, getting a meal to go, and landing at a park (or the zoo!) is a treat in itself, and one of the best parts of a busy day on the move. KFC recently invited our family to try out their Popcorn Nuggets -- 100% white meat (never pressed or formed), extra crispy nuggets -- that come packaged perfectly for on-the-go....more

Lowering Your Voice and Looking Your Kids In The Eye...Again.

This past Sunday, the boys and I stayed home from church due to lingering fevers and coughs. What was meant to be a restful morning turned into a morning full of bickering and frustration...from all of us....more

Tea and Cookies {Taking Time To Pause} + $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

In the last year or so, some wonderful new roles have surfaced in my life in addition to being a wife, mother, and home educator. I’ve unexpectedly acquired some new hats: Entrepreneur, Writer, Artist, Speaker. I’ve become a work-at-home mom whose.. ....more

Sponsored Post: Tea and Cookies {Taking Time To Pause}

Taking a few moments to pause has become such a refreshing routine in the midst of kids, school, business, and home. Even when the boys are home and nearby, they know what it means when Mama has a warm cup of coffee or tea in hand: they’ve learned that I, too, need time to recharge....more

Linger Longer

Sometimes you step back and see a pattern in the way your relate to your spouse: "I had somehow grown self-righteous in my...more