ellie’s first trip to haiti

Over spring break we had the opportunity to take our oldest daughter Ellie to Haiti to meet some of our favorite people. Ellie has done a shoe drive for her birthday the past two years, so we really wanted to give her the opportunity to come and pass out the shoes collected herself. She loved meeting […]

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update

Yikes. It has been awhile. I am sorry! Life got busy.. and blogging became harder. But, I am hoping to be back more and more in the next coming months! A quick catch-up on life for us… We still have this cutie. He has been with us for 6 months now. Time surely flies. We […]

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giving tuesday

‪#‎GivingTuesday‬, it is a global day dedicated to giving back. People everywhere are invited to be part of the giving chain where giving to something you care about can inspire millions of others to give as well. If you are looking for a great cause to donate to this year… I wanted to share some […]

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q & a – with Jessica from Maestro Manager

So, 2015 is coming to an end… Can you believe it? I don’t know about you, but I have been looking for new ways to get organized and plan better when it comes to my schedule. Juggling four kids, a hubby, ministry, and a business is keeping me on my toes lately. I know that when […]

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calling in the troops

I saw that a friend wrote recently that Foster Care is equal parts good and bad. It’s joy and sorrow. It’s beauty and brokenness. So much truth in that. With Baby I being placed in our home.. I am reminded of the blessing it is to be a foster mom. God uses our family to provide safety, […]

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another adventure

Our family has started another adventure. Its been months that Luke and I have been praying about what exactly God wants us to do with our fostering license. We are now permanently a family of five… and we took a half of year to adjust and celebrate that. But, we were both feeling the tug on our hearts […]

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foodie moment: bacon, kale, & potato bake

We have made this for dinner a couple times and its pretty yummy! I thought I would share… I got the idea from something similar my sister and law in I made this summer up north. But, I couldn’t remember exactly what we did… and made a few additions. It was kind of one of […]

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i stink at conversations

Are the days of face to face interaction with your friends fading away? Sometimes I wonder if it’s because we feel know a lot about what’s going on with someone before they even say a word. Probably because we saw their recent update on Facebook or their last Instagram post. (Let me park here and say, I […]

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take heart

There’s an event coming up that we are planning… and I am so excited I can’t stop thinking about it!  It is so very dear to my heart. Let me explain why. Time and time again, the Bible says that God is a defender and protector of the poor, the oppressed, abused, and the fatherless. So if […]

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prayers with my little ones

So, I totally got this idea from my friend, Shelly, so I can’t take any kind of credit for the creativity of it.. but I wanted to share because I feel like this has been an awesome thing in our home. It’s incredibly simple too. We just took some craft sticks… and wrote down people […]

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