What’s Cooking Wednesday: baking edition

Today’s “What’s Cooking Wednesday” is brought to you by the new Kitsap Blog Circle. Whitney shared two awesome dinner ideas here on her blog and today I’m doing a baking edition sharing an Italian Lemon Pound Bundt cake that I’m taking to my community moms’ group tomorrow and also re-sharing an old favorite our family […]

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Friday Favorites: the beginning

I’m super excited to be joining a local Kitsap  Blog Circle that will bring you some fun weekly posts. This just means that there’s a collection of ladies who will be sharing favorites with you on a regular basis…  What I love about this is that each lady has different interests and strengths so you […]

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The Magic of Motherhood: book review

  This book, The Magic of Motherhood, by Ashlee Gadd is so perfectly titled. Magic is so elusive and uncertain, just like Motherhood. It is enthralling, can be exhausting (especially when trying to figure it out), and wholly engaging – mind, body, and spirit. The essays in this book address each of these key components […]

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Doodles to Live By

The Doodles to Live By devotional and kit, from Illustrated Faith, just went live today and there is a coupon code available through today (4/24/2017 Happy Birthday to me, I love shopping these faith inspired products! I have included affiliate links to these fabulous products below. I hope you’ll take a look and shop!) But first let’s […]

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Illustrated Faith: the basics

I just hit my two year mark of illustrating my faith through Bible journaling. Like anything I have times where I do it more then others, but I can tell you when I am diving into God’s Word in this creative way I really feel like I can get to know His character and His […]

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Spring time preschool snack

I have one very creative and curious four and a half year-old.  I find myself looking for activities to fill the late afternoon hours while his brothers sleep and he just wants to chat, create, or “do something Momma.”  Recently Cashel has really grown in the area of focus and  in his pure love of […]

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Easter Dinner Menu

I’m not sure if I’ve had this much fun creating and executing a menu. I think because I tried a lot of new things, had a very open minded audience, and love this special season so much it just was particularly enjoyable to plan. In my “Easter and Eggs” post I asked for your info […]

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The Lucky Few: a rave review

You guys I’m a reader… But I can’t think of a time I read a book in a single day. Two sittings, about 12 hours later and I had this book devoured.  I would admit that the topic of adoption is of high interest to me, but even beyond that this family’s story is what […]

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When God Made You: a children’s book review

Finding a children’s book that is this beautifully written and reflectively illustrated is a rare treat.  I not only love the quality of the  product and the vivid, colorful printing;  but even more importantly the story of self-assurance, sense of self and others, and the truth that we are loved by God. This book is […]

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