“A grateful heart recognizes just how many blessings we are given, even when the hard parts are big and painful and overwhelming.” -Chelsea Ritchie, In the Wait Bible Study As a part of trying to better live in the moments I have been given, I committed to 31 days of gratitude for this past month. The enemy … More Grateful October
Another “On the bright side moment”: Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime: great inventions that allow you to pick and choose to watch entire seasons of a show in one sitting. I don’t do this on a regular basis but occasionally after a long busy weekend, I would just like to check out for a day. … More Binge-watching…a great way to spend an evening.
My idea of a perfect day is about 85 degrees, in a swimsuit, by a pool (or the beach), reading a good book. This brings me such great joy and relaxation and there is no better place to do this than at my grandparents’ lakehouse. If we are trying to look on the bright side … More Spring Break at the Lakehouse
Another of many great blessings we have experienced in this TTC wait has been to spend 1 week a summer for the last 3 years with our very special nephew. I hope to continue this tradition even after our family grows, but for now we are able to fully devote our time and attention to … More Summers with my nephew
I did it! After months of training and hours spent on those long runs, I accomplished something I dreamed of doing but was never sure I would actually do. If anybody out there ever dreams of doing a marathon or thinks it could even be a slight possibility, I say do it! The sense of … More Run a Marathon….check!
My husband and I love to travel! If I could, I would visit every country in the world possible during my lifetime. Looking on the bright side, we don’t have kids yet so right now we can most definitely travel with more freedom and convenience. We haven’t yet been to Canada so when the chance came … More Visiting Montreal!
“A boudoir shoot isn’t just about gorgeous photos, it’s a decision to say I’m beautiful as I am. A new chapter in your life that says I love who I am.” One of the biggest battles I’ve faced throughout my life is a poor body image. I honestly don’t really know where it came from … More Embracing Your Beauty