New Years Redo

Newness of spring

I’m typing this on March 25, and while it’s technically spring, I am looking out the window at a layer of snow. Song lyrics like “The cold never bothered me anyway” and “Do you want to build a snowman?” lost their appeal weeks ago. {Can I get an amen?} Maybe because of the extended winter […]

What Are You Expecting In 2014?

Expect God

This past Friday, Adriel wrote a very encouraging post about beating the end of January blues if the year hasn’t started out like you had hoped. I thought this guest post from our new friend Sarah Coleman was the perfect follow up. I just love Sarah’s expectant heart and I believe her words will light […]

What To Do When You Just Want The New Year To Start

New Year 2014

Though it’s hard to believe the year is over, 2013 could not come to an end soon enough for me. This year has been hard on so many levels. Becoming a school mom, changes in my husband’s job, losing my mom, a wellness journey that has seen great results but has been hard. . . […]

Finishing Well

finishing well

It’s hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone. My house doesn’t know that Christmas is over. Slowly but surely, the Christmas decorations are coming down. I usually take all the decorations down at once, but this year, I’ve decided to take my time. There is no need for Advent calendars now, but I’m […]

5 Goals To Make The Best Use Of Our Summer

Ephesians 5

It’s the beginning of June. Long summer days stretch out in front of us – and most moms are scrambling to find things for kids to do for the next couple of months. I see Facebook pleas everyday for help in finding activities to stave off the cries of “I’m bored!” Look carefully then how […]

Top 10 Ways to Start the New Year

Calendar Pic

{This post was originally posted in January. But hey, it’s never too late to have a fresh start, right?!} 10. Clean out your undies drawer. I mean, who needs last year’s Hanes Her Way styles anyway? 9. Collect all of last year’s magazines lying around your house and take them to the recycle bin. Wait, […]