The one without Christmas decorations

I read something on Instagram recently that continues to stick with me (I would link it, but darn you Instagram algorithm, I can't find anything twice) - the poster had asked her pastor whether it was better to put up your Christmas decorations early or late in the Advent season and he asked, "Is doing… Continue reading The one without Christmas decorations

Reflections on Our Wedding Day

Right now, I'm going through my blog drafts pile - finishing the ones that I want to publish and trashing the ones that need to be cleaned up. This was one that I felt needed to be saved even though all that I had written was three sentences. Last year at this time I was… Continue reading Reflections on Our Wedding Day

To my Love, on our 5th Anniversary

My Love, It is easy to transport myself back, almost 10 years ago, to the BCM House. We met in the fall of Freshman year, but you were quiet, unassuming, and in the background. In the spring of Freshman year, I started to notice you and the more I noticed you, the more I wanted to… Continue reading To my Love, on our 5th Anniversary

Freedom isn’t Free

Freedom isn't free. A phrase I've probably heard for most of my life. This weekend that phrase has been rolling around in my head as I think about Memorial Day. It started when a fellow Beautycounter consultant posted that as a servicemember's wife, it Memorial Day sales always bother her. Then I started thinking about… Continue reading Freedom isn’t Free

Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’17

Hillbilly Days Ya'll. Hillbilly Days.  I woke up Thursday morning full of anticipation for the fried food bonanza that was to come. My day at Hillbilly Days always starts with a lap around the vendor areas to get the lay of the land. It is my favorite time at the festival. In the early hours, while… Continue reading Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’17