Turning to Food: March Update

Turning to Food: Find encouragement in the March update of my food addiction journey...

This month I’ve been working on step 3 of my food addiction recovery plan: Turn to God instead of food. I’m beginning to think if I had put this step first, this whole process could be further along by this point. I guess we live and learn, don’t we? You know how I love to […]

Creative Bible Journaling

Creative Bible Journaling IG

My favorite part of my recent introduction to Instagram is discovering an incredible community of people who create art in their Bibles. I had never even heard of this before, but I knew immediately I wanted to start this beautiful form of worship. I ordered matching ESV journaling Bibles for me and my daughter and searched through […]

Writing Tips From Anne Lamott

3 Awesome Writing Tips from the incredible Anne Lamott...

Anne Lamott is one of my favorite writers. Her sense of humor is unrivaled in my literary world. She so easily weaves little funny moments throughout her books. I recently finished her infamous Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, which has been on my to-be-read pile for many years. Thinking I was […]

Fears of a Blogger

Fears of a Blogger: Break through those fears and tell your story!

When I started sharing my life through this blog a year and a half ago, I never imagined the gamut of emotions it would evoke. Writing is an incredibly therapeutic release on so many levels, but sharing those words has brought about a great deal of fear in my life. I’m already a pretty fearful, […]

Praying For Our Lost Children

Praying For Our Lost Children: My daughter's long road back to faith...

About a year and a half ago, my now 21-year-old daughter went through a very difficult crisis with her faith. She struggled to even hear God’s name escape from my lips. There was so much anger and pain boiling up inside her. I honestly thought she would never find her way back. I wish I […]

Google Plus March Linkup Party

March Linkup Party: Come Grow Your Google Plus Circles With Us!

It’s time again for the monthly Mommy Is Coo Coo party! This is a fantastic place to grow your circles and make new friends on Google Plus. Before I get to the linkup, I want to share a couple of my DIY projects from this month. I would love for you to check them out […]

DIY Painted Globe

DIY Painted Globe: Add a meaningful quote to a globe!

My daughter is a wanderer. She absolutely loves to travel far and wide. After seeing all of the fun painted globes on Pinterest, I decided to upgrade her old one with her favorite quote. You must be the change you wish to see in the world. ~Mahatma Gandhi The first step was to apply the […]

Turning to Food: February Update

Turning to Food: February Update! Come follow along with my fight against food addiction...

This month of my food addiction battle was filled with both continued struggles and new inspiring lessons. I want to share both with you in hopes of giving not only helpful tips, but also encouragement if you too are still fighting with little or no victory. Let’s start with the wins… I needed to slip […]

Luck Of The Irish Giveaway

Luck Of The Irish Giveaway Button

Hi, friends! I couldn’t resist joining this amazing giveaway to offer you all. This is not something I make a habit of here, but this one was too good to pass up. If you are like me, you may be trying to recover from Christmas spending or starting to save for a summer vacation. This could really help. I […]

Losing Weight With The Daniel Plan

Losing Weight With The Daniel Plan's 5 Essentials

I truly believe any good weight loss program covers far more than food and exercise. It must be a complete lifestyle to be successful. The Daniel Plan is exactly that. There are 5 essential components in this plan: Food, Fitness, Focus, Faith, and Friends. The last two are called “the secret sauce” by Pastor Rick […]