Thanksgiving Blessings

For the first time in a long time, I will be traveling out-of-state for the Thanksgiving holiday to Colorado where I will be spending time with my dad’s side of the family and seeing my brother and nephew, who I only have the opportunity to visit with in-person a few times throughout the year. So since I will be away… Read More

Taking Care of YOU

With the holidays and all that comes with them just around the corner, it seemed appropriate today to chat about self-care and the things you can do in the midst of this busy season to stay calm and make the most of this blessed time of year. Let’s dive right in, shall we? Here are six tips I recommend to… Read More

The Season of Gratitude

November is here, the month of thanksgiving, the time of year where we reflect on and count our numerous blessings, expressing our gratitude for all the many things we have been given. I just LOVE this time of year. On this first weekend of November, I’m thinking about all the things God has worked out in my life over the… Read More

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween, friends! Hoping this day is full of fun and all the great things the spirit of this season brings! Trick-or-Treat!


I know I keep referring back to my time spent at the Influence Conference last month, but friends, it was SO. GOOD. that I just can’t stop going back through my notes and unpacking all of the things that were spoken in my time there. And after almost a month since that weekend in Indianapolis, I feel like God has… Read More

What Lights Your Soul On Fire?

This question has been on mind since I attended the Influence Conference last month. I am a woman with many interests and there are a lot of things I’m passionate about. But what lights my soul on fire? What gets me fired up and out of bed in the morning? What lights the spark in my heart and sets me… Read More

On Turning 31…

As of 12:02 this morning, I turned THIRTY-ONE years old. Woop Woop! I LOVE birthdays and I absolutely LOVE the fresh starts that come with them. So far, I am LOVING this decade of life! Someone once said to me that our 30’s are the time of life to enjoy the fruits of our labor in the 20’s. I’ve also… Read More

Virtual Coffee Date

Good morning, friends! Let’s do something a little different today and go on a virtual coffee date. Rather than you just reading my words on a screen, let’s pretend for a bit that you and I are sitting across from one another in a small, quaint cafe playing relaxed, acoustic music. I’ve got leggings and a big sweater on, and… Read More

Influence Conference 2015

Last weekend marked my second annual trip to Indianapolis for the Influence Conference, hosted by The Influence Network, which I have been blessed to be a member of since January 2014. This year, I traveled to Indy with three other gals, including my best friend Emily, cousin Brooke, and new friend Lisa! It was great to go with other women… Read More

A Fresh, New Look!

Hip Hip Hooray! It’s new website launch day! Welcome to my new site, friends! Today is the day I have been anxiously awaiting, as I have dreamed of and prayed over this space for quite some time now. With the help of my dear cousin and friend, Brooke DeBoer, this dream of having my very own brand and blog has now… Read More