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Books

Happy Hour #38: Jessica Thompson

May 1, 2015

Happy Hour #38 is with my friend Jessica Thompson. This is now Jesssica’s second time to be on the Happy Hour and I love it and love her. She’s one of my… Read More

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Parenting

Raising Black Boys

April 29, 2015

Last Spring I was asked to join a racial reconciliation group. I had no idea what to expect and honestly was a bit terrified for our first meeting. Even if you know that… Read More

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I am loving: Christy Nockels, Just Mercy, LuLaRoe

April 28, 2015

Last Friday I forgot to do my FUN FRIDAY posts, and so today is a TERRIFIC TUESDAY post. Okay I know that’s super dorky, but whatever, it’s my blog and I can… Read More

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IJM Global Prayer Gathering 2015

April 27, 2015

“The distance between tears and smiles is freedom.” IJM worker in India International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects the poor from violence in the developing world. IJM works to rescue victims,… Read More

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Food

Whole 30 {Week Three}

April 23, 2015

{WEEK THREE} At the very beginning of this week I flew to DC to spend the weekend at the IJM conference. On the plane  I made the decision I had been needing… Read More

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Adoption

Happy Hour #37: Trisha Davis

April 22, 2015

Happy Hour #37 is with my friend Trisha Davis. Trisha and her husband, Justin, live in the Nashville area (for now) with their three boys. Her and her husband run REFINE US,… Read More

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Food

Whole 30 {Week Two}

April 20, 2015

{WEEK TWO} Goodness gracious day 14 was hard. Mentally it was hard. The entire day I was wishing I had committed to #whole15, which I didn’t even know was a thing until… Read More

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Friday Fun 4.17.15 {Naptime Diaries, Sela Designs, & Noonday}

April 17, 2015

    Happy Friday friends! I’m writing this blog from Washington DC where I’m attending the Global Prayer Gathering for IJM. I have only known about IJM for about two years and so… Read More

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Adoption

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

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Food

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

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Books

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