Looking back, there are numerous instances where I thought I knew what was best for me. Hindsight is truly 20/20 and I’m thankful God didn’t give me what I prayed He would. He knows that sometimes what we desire most is the very thing that will destroy us. Thankfully God is faithful to intervene in the lives of His children to show them a better way, His way.
My grandma is the “original DIYer” and the inspiration for the design of my craft desk. She’s a unique combination of Ana White, Joanna Gaines and Miss Mustard Seed, all in one. While running a high-end drapery business out of her home, it was not uncommon to find her building and painting furniture to accommodate her stylish but[Read More…]
Know that God has you in this season for a purpose and he has NOT forgotten about you. He sees every nose you wipe and every diaper you change and, ironically, your service is a fragrant offering to Him.
My only child starts Kindergarten in a couple short months. Excited to start this new adventure, she will be spending most of her day with new friends, a new classroom and a new teacher. As I will miss her being home during the day, I know this will be a good transition for her[Read More…]
Of all the rooms in our house that needed a makeover, the master bath was the worst. Underneath that purple-hued, mauve paint and brass towel bars was a room crying out for renovation. I knew this would be my “sanctuary” at the end of the day so I wanted it to be light, airy and[Read More…]
Last night, I forgot to put cooking spray on the baking sheet for Morgan’s favorite food – tater tots. This caused them to stick to the pan, making little holes in the surface of each. This was a horrible transgression in the eyes of my very picky 5-year-old daughter. Naturally, she started crying as she was[Read More…]