What Christians Should REALLY Believe About Vaccinations, 50 Shades, Yoga Pants, and What's Wrong With the Church.

Y'all, I just feel this overwhelming conviction that I have to share this, even though the truth might be hard to hear.While I know I can't speak for all Christians, I can speak for the myself and the...more

Come on SPRING.

I think I speak for all of us when I say I have NEVER longed for spring as much as I am longing for it now. I am so ACHING for spring I can't even stand it. This winter has been a beating and I am OVER IT ....more

25 Books to Read in 2015.

I've suspected for a while now that I have a problem. Just how big of a problem, though, I didn't fully realize until my pre-New-Years-Resolution-Preparation Simplifying Binge where I went through closets and nightstands like a crazy woman filling up boxes for Goodwill and bags for the garbage and returning all the things to their rightful home, and was forced to come face to face with the painful reality that (gasp)......more


Identity Crisis, Interrupted, and a Giveaway.

I'm having a blog identity crisis.I don't know if you've noticed, but I haven't had much to talk about in months and months. Which is not like me, historically, because this blog has always been free, fun therapy for me, and when I can write a post that makes people laugh, that's always been the BEST. Oh, I churn out a post now and then just to keep my ads active, but my heart has not been here ....more

Thinking About Trying Plexus? Sale Ends Today!

If you've been thinking about trying Plexus Slim, today is a great day to jump in! I've never known of Plexus to offer a coupon code, so today you have the rare chance to get the products at a discount. And with the 60 day money back guarantee, there is literally no risk! ...more


So lately I've been feeling the weight of some stressful stuff. I won't bore you with the details, but I've been worrying way too much lately about something over which I have no control... Not sleeping well.. ....more

The Big Blank Living Room Gets a New Paint Color.

So you know by now that we're neck-deep in another home project. And if you DIDN'T know, you should probably read about all the Lifetime Network-level drama and intrigue here before you go any further, because it's just plain entertaining.This one has been painfully slow-going. With my last house (and the one before that) I KNEW the look I wanted (1930s cottage charm) ....more

Does Plexus Slim Work With Trim Healthy Mama?

I get emails from my blog readers at least weekly asking this question, and the short answer is ABSOLUTELY, IT DOES.And the other question I get from Trim Healthy Mamas is, "I see you're doing Plexus now. Are you still doing Trim Healthy Mama?" And the answer to that one is a little more complicated....more

Two-Year-Old in the House.

I can't believe it, but our baby is TWO. Seriously. How is that possible? ...more