• Currently

    Listening to the worship songs we sing at church on spotify. Painting some rooms in our house. Enjoying quiet evenings at home. Praying for the Haitian orphans I met. Btw, today’s the last day to buy a t-shirt! Growing tomatoes and basil. Killing my cilantro. Seriously, how do you keep that stuff alive?! Planning a trip to Europe next

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  • Third Anniversary

    Traditions are a funny thing. When you are a kid, they are a fundamental part of your family and have so much significance to a time of year. You seem to think they are things everyone does, but of course learn later your parents just make them as you grow. When J and I got

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  • My Life in Watercolor

    Happy Wednesday! This past weekend I found the Waterlogue app from someone I follow on Instagram, and decided to buy it. It turns your photos into watercolors, and is pretty neat to see the way it transforms a normal photo into a piece of art. Here are some of my favorites: New Year’s day brunch

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  • Baby Shower Playlist

    I love making fun playlists, so I was in charge of the music for the baby shower this past weekend. If “baby” was in the title or it could relate to a baby (see Party All Night, Oh Boy!), it was added. The mix included upbeat oldies, soul or indie songs, but I did throw a little

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  • Highlights from 2013

    January. The only thing I thought about in January was the marathon. Training for it, praying for it, running it, and then recovering from it. We also hosted friends for New Years at our apartment, had a great trip in Charleston, and celebrated my father in-law’s 60th birthday. February. J and I went to see Seinfeld at

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  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Y’all — I have some really talented friends who have turned their creative hobbies into businesses. I thought it would be fun to put together a little gift guide for the holidays, to help get the word about their adorable, affordable shops. Allison Parker Designs – My friend Allison started creating custom onesies as baby gifts and

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  • Hospitality Journal

    “Practice hospitality.” Romans 12:13 “The heart of hospitality is about creating space for someone to feel seen and heard and loved.  It’s about declaring your table a safe zone, a place of warmth and nourishment. Part of that, then, is honoring the way God made our bodies, and feeding them in ways they need to

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