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My Top 5 Grove Collaborative Products and a FREE Caldrea Kit!

Last week I visited my friend Jaci in Lexington, Kentucky. She and her husband just finished a GORGEOUS kitchen renovation on their home, and I was so excited to see the result! It’s BEAUTIFUL. You should all have Jaci come design your kitchens. Jaci and I met in college and it’s funny to see how…

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5 Ways We’re Talking to Our Kids – For Every Mom

Just popping in to share – I had a post over on For Every Mom last week! They picked up my piece on talking to our kids in light of the gorilla incident in Cincinnati. If you have kids these are really practical, easily understood conversations you can start to make sure your little ones…

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Sabbath and Caring for the Body and Soul

I don’t know about you, but if June were a battle between me and…June, my stomach ulcer says I lost. I’m kidding my stomach ulcer started way before June. And it might not even be stressed related. Whatever, let’s move on. June was a super busy, very transitional month and at the end of it I…

When You're Waiting for the Dream Job

When You’re Waiting for the Dream Job

Back in February, a friend of mine text me with a job opening. I looked at the description and the company, and had to work really hard to NOT drop everything I was doing to go work on an application. (In this case, dropping everything included a baby in the bathtub so staying put was…

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Wood Watches for Father’s Day with JORD

Remember my wood watch from JORD I shared about last month? When I showed Duff the first time, he immediately said he wanted one too. And I said what my baby wants, my baby gets. Naturally. So now we have matching watches. It’s basically the cutest thing since that video of those pandas clinging to…

5 Ways We're Talking to Our Kids After the Gorilla Disaster

5 Ways We’re Talking to Our Kids After the Gorilla Disaster

If you’ve been on social media at all in the last few weeks, you’ve no doubt heard about THE GORILLA. The internet went CRAZY over this story. Some are outraged that Harambe’s life was taken. Some insist that the gorilla wouldn’t harm the child. Most, it seems are quick to blame the mother, and some are…

Stitch Fix Summer Giveaway!

Summer Stitch Fix Review and a HUGE GIVEAWAY ($700 Stitch Fix Gift Card!)

I always love writing Stitch Fix reviews but this one has a little extra UMPH. Like, $700 worth of umph. That’s right, I’m joining with other Stitch Fix lovers to bring one of YOU a $700 Stitch Fix gift card. WUT. I know. You can enter at the end of this post. My friend Sarah…

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The Migraine Experience with Excedrin®

It always seems to happen on Sundays. As a pastor’s wife with three young kids, EVERYTHING seems to happen on Sundays. Someone gets a stomach bug an hour before church starts; or someone spikes a fever; or in the case of this past week: someone wakes up with a black eye. What?? (Use as directed.)…

When You Aren't the PTO Mom You Expected to Be

When You Aren’t the PTO Mom You Expected to Be

Earlier this week I was cleaning out my kindergarten daughter’s backpack and found a sheet with information about the last PTO meeting of the year for school. It listed a summary of discussion items as well as election information for next year’s PTO leadership. I had no interest in going. There’s something you should know…

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Stewarding Your Influence

Every now and then I teach online classes through The Influence Network. I love this group of women who are committed to using their online lives for good. THIS THURSDAY (May 26th) I’m teaching a class about a pretty core value to the network – Stewarding Your Influence. This idea is one I’ve dealt with…