Jessica's Contributions

A Back to School Prayer for Teachers and Students

Back to School Prayer for Teachers and Students

It has been a joy to see these prayers spread across the world via Facebook this past month. Over 5 million people have viewed and are {hopefully} praying these words over our teachers and students as we start a new school year. My hope is that these prayers would be spoken regularly over the men […]

Grace on Display {DaySpring coupon + giveaway}

Grace on Display

We talk a lot about sharing grace in this community. We want to be women who extend to others {and ourselves} the same gift freely given to us by God. But as much as grace is my goal, I struggle daily to walk in it. Some days it feels as though my heart were bound […]

Trenz Christian Tshirts {review + giveaway}

Trenz Christian Tshirt $50 GIveaway

Our kids are at that age where they love to wear their identity on everything from t-shirts to jewelry to hats. Every items they adorn says something about them. They had a great time choosing a cute shirt from Trenz Shirt Company. Our friends at Trenz sent us these adorable, Christian shirts this past month […]

Minted Baby + Kids: Customized Products that Reflect Your Family

Minted Baby and Kids Review

Minted has always been my favorite brand for printed products. Their designs are clean, beautiful and always fit our family style. Just browsing their site is an inspiration to this wanna-be creative. We printed our Christmas cards with Minted last year and absolutely loved how they reflected our family. And now recently I’ve become obsessed […]

Say and Pray Bible {review + giveaway}

Say & Pray Bible Review + Giveaway

My kiddos are now beyond the board book stage but I’m always on the lookout for adorable ways to introduce the littlest ones to Jesus and the Word of God. Tommy Nelson and Diane Stortz have once again created a wonderful tool for families with young children to build faith together. The Say & Pray […]

Amazon Prime Day: Better than Black Friday!

Amazon Prime Day

Have you been thinking about trying Amazon Prime but aren’t sure if it’s worth it? There are so many reasons to try Amazon Prime and take advantage of all it has to offer. Let me count the ways our family has utilized this incredible service. . . 1. Free 2 Day Shipping. We’ve absolutely used […]

6 Reasons to Try Apple Music for Your Family

6 Reasons to Try Apple Music for Your Family

Keep reading for 6 reasons you need to try Apple Music for your family + a few tips to get you started! Our house is full of music lovers. For my husband, music is a no-brainer. It’s one of the pleasures of life he loves most and a top priority for him. For me, even […]

Help for the Bad Mood Mom

Help for the Bad Mood Mom

Yesterday I shared my desire for freedom from the weight of motherhood in order to enjoy the true pleasure of being a mom. I mentioned my desire to be “free from the bad mood that clouds my head and my heart most days.” Maybe I wasn’t completely honest. Maybe I down played it a bit. […]

What Freedom Looks Like for Moms

Celebrate Freedom

We came home that day a family of four. After two years of struggle and loss we had fought the battles and won the war for our children. It was July 4th and so fitting that we would exhale on that day, free to now live and grow together, without battles to fight to see […]