Road Trip-Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona: Part 1 Arches National Park

Last summer my husband and I went on the longest vacation we have ever had together – a 13 day roadtrip covering Texas, New Mexico, the corner of Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. We loved every second of it. If you want to take a trip with breathtaking views and a vast array of landscapes, this is the trip for you. Follow along through this series of blog posts as I tell you all about the places we went, our recommendations and things we would have done differently. Road Trip Day 1 I spent the whole day getting everything packed up. Continue Reading →

Perfectionism is lying to you

Hey guys! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I have to say, as I sit here tonight I don’t really feel like I have anything fun or special or witty to share. I’ve been staring at the white screen for awhile wondering which direction I wanted to go with my writing. I’ve started and deleted several things already. When I started this blog, I didn’t know what I would be sharing with you. I didn’t feel like I had any words of wisdom or anything to say, really. And I still somewhat feel that way, although I have Continue Reading →

Bluebonnets and Wrong Turns

This past weekend my husband and I traveled to Marble Falls, Texas to spend some time with my family. I always look forward to taking a trip to that part of Texas during this time of year. Spring brings out so many wild flowers all along the roads. It’s beautiful. There are bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes, spotted beebalms, pink buttercups, and a variety of yellow, lavender and white flowers. They line the roads and fill up the open fields with so much color. We passed a couple of fields just covered in lavender flowers this time and I really wish we Continue Reading →

He Is Risen. You Are Loved.

Yesterday was Easter Sunday, the day Christians celebrated the resurrection of Jesus, celebrated the empty tomb, celebrated a living Savior. A Savior who died to take pay for our sins. “But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.” (Matthew 28:5-6, ESV) As I scrolled through social media yesterday I saw over and over the phrase “He is Risen.” I even saved one of the photos so I could post Continue Reading →