Jessica's Contributions

God’s Word for Me Bible Storybook {review + giveaway}


I love a good Bible storybook but I also want to share the actual Word of God with my kids. I know they would never focus on the sea of black and white type that comes with a Bible so I’ve not yet introduced them to specific scriptures in this format. We are working on […]

So What Do We Do With Common Core?

Common Core Classroom Window

  I walked her in that first week of school half thrilled beyond words at the adventure she was embarking on, half scared out of my skin of leaving my 5 year old in the care of another She shared my mixture of emotions, I could see it on her face. Reluctantly she let […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 8: Gentleness


Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional Week 8: Gentleness Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 I can remember it like it was yesterday. My spirited little girl, hovering over her brand-new, baby brother. She pawed and petted. She just wanted to engage him. “Gentle, gentle,” […]

5 Minutes with. . .Kasey Johnson {+ Mom Essentials book giveaway}


  Happy Friday! I am excited to have author, speaker, blogger, and mama extraordinaire, Kasey Johnson on the blog with us today for our 5 minutes with. . .series. Her latest book/Bible study, Mom Essentials is an amazing and practical walk through 10 words successful moms live by. I personally cannot wait to dig into […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 7: Faithfulness


Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional Week 7: Faithfulness Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:3-4 I love how each […]

Something U-NEEK Your Kiddos Will Love


OK, let’s be honest. A child’s obsession with anything and everything filled with stuffing and sporting big or beady eyes. . .it’s often hard to understand. Right?! I can give my child the choice to choose any prize our souvenir and she will ALWAYS choose a stuffed animal, a stuffy, a lovey. What is that?! […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 6: Goodness


Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Summer Family Devotional Week 6: Goodness A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart. Matthew 12:35 Even as an adult, I’ve had a hard time believing that God is good when bad things happen. Last year when my mom passed away at […]

A Fresh Way To Send Flowers: The Bouqs Review + Coupon Code

The Bouqs

One of my favorite days of our vacation to the Northwest was walking around Pike Place Market. The crisp produce, fish throwing and the flowers. . .oh my, the fresh flowers. I would move there just to have access to those flowers. Beautiful blooms make me so happy. And while I love to get a […]

Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder Review


We’ve been looking for ways to add extra nutrition to our diets lately. I’ve never been good at taking a daily vitamin so using other supplements and generally eating lots of fruits and veggies has been our strategy. Recently my husband and I discovered Kiss Me Organics Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder . The powder […]

Freedom from Entitlement: A July 4th Manifesto

American Flag

Summer is such an interesting time to observe my habits. Maybe it’s the lazy days and lack of structure but I feel like the worst of myself comes out between June and August. I’m having such a hard time getting into the zone of productivity, healthy living and focus. While I want to remain carefree […]