Little by Little

Can you believe we are coming to the end of the first month of 2019?  There is something special about new beginnings.  It seems that everyone is so excited to “reset” in January, which can breathe enthusiasm into our own goals and resolutions.  Our social media feeds and email boxes are filled with great ways … Continue reading Little by Little

Forgotten Meals: Seeing God in the Ordinary

It is a cold rainy day and I just returned home from our women's morning bible study session. As I reflect on our time together and my personal prayer for this study, I am so amazed at the goodness of God and the timeliness of His word for our lives. I pray that these journal … Continue reading Forgotten Meals: Seeing God in the Ordinary

Under His Protection

It is officially my birthday and I am so excited to be celebrating with the ones I love and to start my morning with some of my most favorite things - a good cup of coffee, a journal and the word of God. I pray that today's journal notes are an encouragement to you and … Continue reading Under His Protection

6 Ways to Prepare for the New Year

How do you prepare for the New Year? I am a goal setter. I love crossing something off my goal or to-do list and feeling the sense of achievement and satisfaction that goes along with that little check mark. I am learning that we do not need to have the perfect goal list to start … Continue reading 6 Ways to Prepare for the New Year

The Lost Art of Quiet

Have we lost the art of quiet?Silence. Stillness. Quiet.  Quiet is defined as the absence of noise or bustle; silence; calm.  Do you ever just sit still and silent, alone with your thoughts?  Do you spend time without background noise, without music, or television, or podcast or without scrolling social media and viewing to the … Continue reading The Lost Art of Quiet

Advent Calendar Ideas

If you've been following along our blog for sometime you've noticed that we love to craft and bake. During Christmas, our creative minds are kicked into overdrive and we want to do all the things. Maybe that isn't you and your looking for some fun ideas to do with family to start developing traditions and … Continue reading Advent Calendar Ideas

Why Advent?

I am a mom of 2 very busy toddlers and Christmas is the very best time of the year for me.  I love the cold winter air, the warm drinks, the bundling up in cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and all of that goodness.  I love how the city lights up and people seem to be … Continue reading Why Advent?

Joy to the World Essential Oil Blend

Christmas is such a wonderful time of year to be reminded that Jesus Christ came and walked among people, not as a king, but as a servant.  He came with the vulnerability of a baby and lived a life worthy of Praise.  We can say with open and happy hearts, Joy to the World, the … Continue reading Joy to the World Essential Oil Blend