Yesterday I asked on my Instagram who was in middle school, high school or college. I was so glad to learn how many girls follow me who are NOT in my life stage. And it inspired me to address other life stages besides my own. I was single for almost 25 years of my 27.5 years of… Continue reading How to Be Single
Hi! Sorry I have been lacking on the posts lately. If you follow me on social media then you know my granddaddy, who my family is REALLY close to, is really sick and has been in the hospital fighting for his life. It’s difficult to be creative during times like these, so I didn’t think… Continue reading Need Hope?
I was asked to participate in the #HallmarkAtWalgreens campaign, sponsored by Hallmark at Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Holidays and celebrations are a big deal in my family. I love how my parents have always planned to make celebrations fun for our family, and now it’s my turn to… Continue reading Three Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day
My days are VERY different now than what I have always been used to. I am the girl who is either working, studying, out with friends, planning a party, or going out with Jimmy. A social butterfly is an accurate stereotype for me. The only time I stick around the house is when I am sick… Continue reading Five Ways to Make Your Home Your (and Other’s) Favorite Place
Lily’s birth story If you know me or been following me, you know that I did not enjoy pregnancy at all and had been dreading labor and delivery. I’ve had my fair share of medical attention growing up which has caused me much fear of doctors and so delivering is something I’ve feared for as… Continue reading Lily’s Birth Day
The Nook Girls are so excited to finally share our Galentine’s Party and styled shoot! For those who are new, the Nook Girls, Rachel and Allison, are lifestyle bloggers in Raleigh, NC. We enjoy bringing bloggers together in the area to learn from each other and grow together as bloggers and social media influencers. Recently,… Continue reading Galentine’s Party: The Nook Girls Edition
Last week I listened to a sermon that was on marriage, and I didn’t agree with how it was presented. The sermon was 100% gospel-centered truth. I am sure it was encouraging and convicting to every married couple listening, and I agreed with everything he said. But the problem is that I couldn’t stop thinking about what… Continue reading Honoring Singleness
Wedding and engagement season is upon us. Sometimes when I get on Facebook or surf through blogs, I want to scream when I see the articles people share on “5 things to look for in a guy,” or “5 people you should never settle for”… 8 years ago when I was a freshman in college,… Continue reading You Don’t Marry Mr. Right
Raise your hand if you like cooking! ahem, I am not raising my hand. I am a Trader Joe’s kind of girl. I lived off oatmeal, PB and honey sandwiches, and pasta in college. It was a special night when I would heat up the already cooked rice, frozen green beans, and mandarin frozen chicken… Continue reading Anyone Can Be A Cook. I’m proof.
I have been married for FOUR months now. In some ways it feels like a LOT longer than that, and in other ways it still feels unreal and too good to be true. I want to share with you top ten truths I came up with directly from the Bible on how to have the… Continue reading Top Ten Truths to Have the Best Marriage