My weirdest advice to gain energy

I am always looking for more energy! Maybe you are worn out from the kids, frustrated about work or in-laws or just exhausted from a really busy season. You know you’ve experienced other seasons or days where the same trials wouldn’t have drained you like they are doing now. Where did the energy go? Here’s my weird tip: Tend to your marriage I think we vastly underestimate how much the state of our marriage affects our motivation and energy in all

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31 Days of Prayer for Your Husband

Lately I have felt the call to be quiet. Not a pushover or anything extreme, but a gentle spirit that 1 Peter 3:4 calls us to. One that prays more than criticizes. Now if you ask my husband, he would probably have no idea about this because I still talk quite a bit. Truthfully, I have known these things for a while. (See posts: The Wife Gene & The Prayer Gene) BUT my heart is starting to change and actually desire to be

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Tips for the Introvert Life

I’ve always thought of myself as an introvert. I love time alone. Like one, maybe two nights out a week is totally fine with me. If you are an introvert, you are very likely living with someone who is an extrovert. That seems to be how it happens when people get married. They marry their opposites. Tyler and I have had many a discussion where he wants to go do something with friends and I just kind of want to

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Family Session with Britney Smith

Happy Monday y’all!! I wanted to share some photos that Britney of Britney Smith Photography recently took of us! I actually knew Britney in college and when her photography company came across my radar, I couldn’t wait to work with her! When Britney hosted a little contest for a shoot, I was all over that…. and won!! : ) Check out Britney’s newest offering Senior Crew. Oh how much fun this would have been to capture me and my high school

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Favorite Posts of 2013

Today I thought I’d wrap up the year in blogging by sharing some of our most read posts of the year!! I have LOVED blogging this year about so much more than just weddings and stationery! And you have too, it seems! : ) Please feel free to email me things you’d love to hear more about!! We are going to kick off the year with a big three week series called FRESH START. All about setting ourself up for

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