Happy Fourth of July, y'all! This is one of my favorite holidays, second to Christmas. I'm an American girl, through and through, and not much is more appealing to me than a little red, white and blue. This year, Jody and I are hosting a little backyard cookout for my family, which is the first … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July!
I've never considered myself to be an environmentalist, but I do really, really love the outdoors and appreciate all that the earth has to offer. God has created a marvelously beautiful world, one that we can honor through stewardship by helping to care for what He has given us. I also think that anyone can … Continue reading 5 Ways to Appreciate the Earth
This year's Easter is sure to be different from others. I will miss picking out the perfect pastel Easter dress, the overwhelming scent of the lilies lining the altar at church, and celebrating, surrounded by family, with a plate full of too much ham, potatoes, and sugary goodness. Between missing these joyful things and the … Continue reading How We are Celebrating Easter at Home
Valentine's Day has always been that one holiday that I've been envious of while strolling through aisles at the store. I've never been a fan of milk or dark chocolate, and that is all you can seem to find around this time of year. Knowing my love of celebrating everything, I tend to feel a … Continue reading Easy Valentine’s Day Treats
Can you believe it is almost time to ring in 2020?! I have always loved New Year's Eve -- there is such a sense of excitement and a glimmer of hope for the year ahead. I think this is because I'm an eternal optimist and I'm more anxious for the future than being stuck in … Continue reading Celebrating NYE at Home
Christmas has been my favorite time of year for as long as I can remember. There is something just so magical about this season, and even as an adult, it still feels almost as special as it did for me as a child. One of my favorite parts, and most magical, without a doubt, are … Continue reading Favorite Christmas Traditions