10 Things Nobody Told Me About Pregnancy

Other people will feel they have the right to give you their opinion about everything. "You look so exhausted", "You are gigantic", "Are you sure you're not having twins?", "Oh...you want to have a natural birth??", "Wow. You look miserable." These are all comments I received while hugely pregnant, not to mention all the opinions about what to … Continue reading 10 Things Nobody Told Me About Pregnancy

25 Ways To Know Your Marriage Will Last Forever

40-50% of first marriages end in divorce. That seems like an awfully large percentage to me. My question is why?  What are we looking for in marriage as a culture that apparently isn't being satisfied? Why are our expectations not being met? First of all, I think our idea of love has been skewed. We are … Continue reading 25 Ways To Know Your Marriage Will Last Forever

Let My Faith Be Bigger Than My Selfishness

This past year, my husband & I were presented with a ministry opportunity. His first reaction was "YES!" I, however, responded a bit differently - in complete disgust. Finally, I said yes. But that is only because I've learned over the years that saying no to God never turns out well.  Now we are just … Continue reading Let My Faith Be Bigger Than My Selfishness

Guilt-Free Peanut Butter Apple Dip

Ever since I got pregnant, I have been searching for easy & healthy recipes that I can make on a regular basis. Something that my sister-in-law & I have become obsessed over recently is greek yogurt. I'm not talking about that sweet treat that comes in individual packages. No, I'm referring to the plain, sugar-less, bitter, might … Continue reading Guilt-Free Peanut Butter Apple Dip

Simple Steps To A Spotless Home (w/ printable cleaning checklists)

One of the things that I have always excelled at is making places feel like relaxing, clean & homey. Even as a kid, my brothers referred to my side of the bedroom as the "Taj Mahal". But before you get the impression that I was a spoiled brat, you must know that my parents housed … Continue reading Simple Steps To A Spotless Home (w/ printable cleaning checklists)