Happy Hour #36 with Meredith Toering + Noonday Collection giveaway

April 15, 2015

Happy Hour #36 is with my new friend Meredith Toering. Meredith and I met at the If Gathering this past February and didn’t get hardly any time to chat, and after our… Read More

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Sole Hope: Jigger Removal

April 13, 2015

I always tell my friends that I could deliver their babies because I have watched so many medical shows and feel as though I could easily find my way around a delivery… Read More

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Happy Hour #35 with Melanie Shankle

April 9, 2015

Happy Hour #35 is with my friend Melanie Shankle. You may know Melanie from her blog, The Big Mama Blog, where she’s been cracking up all of us readers for years now.… Read More


Whole30 {week one}

April 8, 2015

Every since Christmas I have been looking forward to April 1st. Seems weird, but life has been a bit busy for myself the first three months of the year. I am a… Read More

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Happy Hour #34 with Trillia Newbell

April 1, 2015

 Happy Hour #34 is with my friend Trillia Newbell.  Trillia Newbell is the author of United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity (2014) and Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves (2015). She… Read More


Books I read // March 2015

March 31, 2015

So far in 2015 I’m up to twelve books and it’s looking like I’m four ahead of my scheduled reading plan! Since I spent a considerable amount of time traveling this month… Read More

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Your old denim changes kids lives.

March 23, 2015

I hosted my first shoe cutting party for Sole Hope about a week before I left on my trip. I was super excited to be able to do this before I actually… Read More

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Jesus is our example.

March 20, 2015

John 13:14 “If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should also… Read More

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Fresh clothes and a faint smile.

March 17, 2015

Yesterday when we went to the Outreach Clinic we were greeted by a new batch of kids that were there to be treated. I stood around for a while a bit uneasy… Read More

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What is a jigger?

March 17, 2015

Today is the day that we get our hands dirty. I thought before I hit you tonight with my thoughts from the jigger removal outreach today, I should answer the most common… Read More

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I’m here and ready. #solestories

March 15, 2015

15 hours in the air and 8 hours waiting at airports and I finally made it to Uganda. It feels as though it takes forever to get to this new land, and I… Read More

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Stitch Fix Review #16 + Maternity Clothes!

March 13, 2015

YIPPEE my newest STITCH FIX arrived this week and I decided instead of making my kids take pictures of me in each outfit (because you know how much they love that!!) that… Read More

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Happy Hour #33 with Asher Collie

March 10, 2015

Happy Hour #33 is with my new friend Asher Collie, who founded the organization, SOLE HOPE, which I will be visiting this weekend! Asher and her husband, Dru, moved to Uganda 2 years ago.… Read More

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Friday Fun: snacks, prints & mayo

March 6, 2015

Happy Friday! Today is a good Friday around here because it starts our Spring Break. My kids attend a year-round school, and so we get longer breaks throughout the year, which I… Read More