Evening Habits For A Happy & Peaceful Tomorrow

photography: Bryan Grayson   I love waking up to a tidy home, a big cup of coffee, and a little quiet time rather than being woken up by Audri abruptly (as I literally jump out of bed) in a rush to cook breakfast or get Paul’s lunch ready before he leaves for work. That doesn’t … Continue Reading

Politics: Would Jesus Have Been A Republican?

Being raised in a conservative Christian home has had many wonderful benefits. I know a ton about the Bible, how to pray, how to lean on God through tough times and how to love others. However, a lot of the people who were around growing up were quick to align basic Christian principles with a … Continue Reading

My Anthropologie Jumpsuit

photography: Bryan Grayson If you’re into 60s and 70s fashion, this will be a staple for the cooler months ahead! (It’s incredibly comfortable) Shop the post below by clicking on the images from today AND more of my favorite jumpsuits from around the web!

Natural Body Wash For Smoother Skin

in partnership with California Pure Naturals photography: Bryan Grayson I’ve talked a lot about my facial skincare regime, but I forget to talk about what products I use on my body. Don’t get me wrong, this facial toner works well, but my absolute favorite skincare products right now are California Pure Naturals’ body wash and … Continue Reading

Encouraging Your Spouse, Your Children, And Your World

Encouraging someone is to infuse courage in them by saying and doing things that build them up. Here are five tangible things you can do this week: openly speaking positively and loving to your spouse in front of your kids to model proper behavior telling a friend, co-worker, or acquaintance how awesome you think they are … Continue Reading

How To Be A Prayerful Planner In A Busy World

Shirt: Anthropologie | Jeans: Topshop | Tote: Nordstrom | Cardigan: Free People | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Bandana: Levi’s | Earrings: vintage pearls from my Great-Grandmother | Prayerful Planner photography: Bryan Grayson January and August are excellent times to invest in planners. January for the standard, dated planners to begin the new year and August for the … Continue Reading

Give Back W/ JCPenney

If any of my readers live near a JCPenney store and can afford to buy a pair of underwear or socks, please do. JCPenney will then donate a pair to a child who has none (specifically those enrolled at before/after school programs at the YMCA). I realize it’s not the trendiest place to shop but … Continue Reading

Do We Have Free Will

When I created this Free Will design, I wasn’t thinking of the dull choices I make throughout my life, “Do we visit your parents or my parents this year for Thanksgiving? Should we cook tonight or order take-out?” No. I designed this shirt with a much deeper thought in mind…..to focus on the freedom found in … Continue Reading

Easy Summer Makeup

photography: Bryan Grayson Skincare First things first, I wash my face with this cleanser. I don’t want to pile makeup on top of dirty skin from the 8 hours I just spent in bed sleep sweating. (haha gross I know, but true)! Foundation I have several foundations I rotate between due to changes in my … Continue Reading

Love Languages For A Healthy Marriage

I have emotional needs that must be met, and so does my hubby. These are called love languages. Let’s picture these emotional needs as a giant “love tank”. My love tank can either be emptied or filled by my spouse, parents, friends, etc. Basically, I can feel loved or not… I may know intellectually that my … Continue Reading