Family, Motherhood, Testimony

“Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

Just like I've seen ear infections 'come back' after the antibiotics were done could mean the same thing might be possible with a UTI, right? Early in May Rosie got sick suddenly with a fever and pain she described to me was when going to the bathroom. A round of medicine seemed to clear up… Continue reading “Exploratory Surgery” and the Goodness of God

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Biblical Counseling, Convictions and Culture, Motherhood, Women's Health

Being Honest About My Mental Health

Part of why I love to blog, write, and paint furniture is because it's been good for my mental health. I don't think this comes as a surprise to anyone because like I wrote over at the Rochester MN Moms Blog, developing a hobby made me a better mom. We live in a tough world.… Continue reading Being Honest About My Mental Health

DIY

DIY Deliciously Shabby Chic Pink Dresser

I scored this cute (well, at first not so cute) little dresser for $10 on Craigslist. It looked like the perfect thing for me to give a new look for my daughters room. It's made of pine wood which is not real heavy so while it's not a priceless piece of furniture it does the… Continue reading DIY Deliciously Shabby Chic Pink Dresser

DIY, Product Reviews

A Newbies Resource Guide to Chalk Painting Furniture *For Beginners*

OH my goodness...endless fun, inspiration, ideas, and a great way to get feedback and ask questions to thousands of other self-proclaimed DIY furniture painters!!! The facebook groups I'm obsessed with right now are: 

Motherhood

10 Things I Learned About Serving Meals to Postpartum Moms

Head on over to Rochester MN Moms Blog to read my latest post there about the top 10 (secret: there's actually 11) things I learned about bringing new moms meals! This is a great topic and I would love to hear your thoughts and your own experiences. Don't forget to check out the other posts… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Serving Meals to Postpartum Moms

Family, Travel

A Little Travel Vlog of our Vacation

I am not a YouTuber... this is my FIRST experience completing a video with iMovie and it took me WAY too long. But, my you-tubing sister encouraged me to try this because it would be a fun way to look back on the memories since I typically take videos and pictures anyway! So thanks, Holli...… Continue reading A Little Travel Vlog of our Vacation

Convictions and Culture

100 Days of No TV: Answering WHY & The Guidelines

We are about 300 miles into our journey for the next week. Planning and preparing for this vacation made this week pretty busy and I haven’t had the time to write as I would have liked. But I do want to make sure I address my plan for 100 days of no TV now. When… Continue reading 100 Days of No TV: Answering WHY & The Guidelines