Ladybug Girl, Bumble Bee Boy and a Butterfly on Halloween

When I force myself to let go of my camera for a chance to get in the picture, it is always worth it. Just a happy mama and her little bug squad. Mamas, ask your husbands to get you in too! Even me who probably takes 1,000 photos a month is only in a total…

The Greatest Showman: A Powerful Redemption Story

I think we can all (or most) agree that The Greatest Showman is one of the best and most uplifting films in recent years, particularly it’s soundtrack. It’s encouraging, creative, full of anthems, and a powerful story of redemption. On the surface, you may not be able to see Jesus and His story of grace,…

Moraine Lake and Lake Louise in Banff National Park Landscape photos & Hikes

My husband I chose to spend our 10th wedding anniversary at Banff National Park because we could NOT believe those gorgeous blue waters actually existed. The anticipation of going to Moraine Lake was so high that I could hardly wait until day 2 of our trip to Banff to see it and Lake Louise. Prior…

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Apple Crisp

Our family started Fall season off with a bang by camping with friends for a weekend in western North Carolina. On the way home we stopped at an orchard to take the kids apple picking. They had the BEST time and today we decided to enjoy the fruits of their labor. I wanted to share…

Review: 100 Days of Real Food On A Budget

I am SO excited to share with you that I was chosen to be one of Lisa Leake’s ambassadors for her newest cookbook that launches Tuesday, August 14th. It’s called “100 Days of Real Food on a budget” and it was the perfect place to start in my family’s pursuit of consuming real foods. One…

Avery FINALLY Wants to learn to ride a bike!

Ya'll, I can't even begin to tell you about the journey we've been on to try and get our kids interested in riding their bikes. For the first time ever, Avery is finally ready to put in the time to get behind the wheels and make progress! A few years ago I bought a used…

Collab: Kids Bible Stories Podcast

Meet Jessica White, one of three I know just within my tribe, but incredibly unique despite her common name. Around this time last year she was bold enough to start her own podcast to help teach children around the world about the Bible. She and her husband Josh have been listening to podcasts for years…

Best Summer Swimsuit Goes to Lilly Pulitzer

While strolling through SouthPark to pick out some anniversary prezzies for hubby, I spied the cutest little swimsuit on display in Lilly Pulitzer’s window. When I walked in to try it on the sale’s associate told me it had matching shorts. I thought they'd be perfect to slip on while walking around the pool deck…