I feel like I should be writing this from an antique plush velvet lounge couch with a mink shawl draped luxuriously over my shoulders and a long cigarette holder from the 1920’s effortlessly dangling between my fingers, because people…I feel so stinkin’ cultured after this weekend. Just call me Holly Golightly. But before I get intoContinue reading Living Intentionally
Well folks, another Christmas is in the books! Christmas 2K16 is officially behind us. The eggnog has been consumed. Gifts gifted. Food coma endured. And for those brave souls who took on a real tree this year, its pine needles are officially all over the floor and will be mysteriously appearing in random crevices for the nextContinue reading Is Christianity Dead?
So I did something kind of crazy the other day. A walk on the wild side, if you will. And no, I’m not talking about downloading the Pokemon Go app. Or starting a high stakes Bachelorette betting pool. #teamJordan #Don’tGetMeStartedOnChad Nope. Although I did do one of those things — but I’ll let you decideContinue reading Party On
Well, here we are. One year later. Last week was my one year anniversary of BBB. My “blogiversary.” (And please read the sarcasm there…I am literally cringing as I type that word.) I’ve gotta be honest, I didn’t think I was going to do one of “these posts.” You know the type — “Oh my gosh,Continue reading State of the Union
Lent. *sigh* This is a rather bittersweet time of year for me personally. Because even though it is leading up to Easter and is such a beautiful and intentional season of reflection, it also brings up a lot of pain for me. Because you see, Lent of sophomore year in high school, was when myContinue reading Redefining Lent
Puzzles. They’re the previous generation’s version of Angry Birds or Bejeweled. But I must confess: I absolutely love them. I rarely do them, because let’s be honest: every ounce of free time I have is devoted to BBB, but I do love a good puzzle. So I make the kids I nanny for do them with meContinue reading I Got This
Mercy. And no I’m not goin all Uncle Jesse on you. 🙂 And I’m not referring to various hospitals around the country, either. I’m talking about the Year of Mercy. It doesn’t matter if you’re Catholic, Protestant, Muslim, a “none,” or someone just searching for hope and goodness in the world…I think we can allContinue reading Mercy
Ahh, Facebook, you double-edged sword, you. When you’re in your twenties, there comes a time when you log onto “The Book” and it’s like, overnight, every single one of your friends has gotten engaged. Scroll through your newsfeed, and it’s engagement photo after engagement photo, or better yet….babies. Well, needless to say, it’s happening. And I’m overContinue reading Two Teens, Two Realities