Chatbooks – The Only Photobooks I Actually Make (READ TODAY!)

Listen up – important, timely news here. Have you heard of Chatbooks? It’s an app that allows you to make photobooks from your Instagram stream ....more

So, Will You Have More?

When I was 24, I ran my first half-marathon. My siblings are all very athletic and I am not, so completing 13.1 miles AT ONCE was a big deal and they knew it. They came downtown to try to catch a glimpse of me plodding along and I think I saw them briefly around mile.. ....more

Salmon For People Afraid to Cook Salmon

Let’s talk about salmon. It’s so good for you, right? But how many of you are afraid to cook it? ...more

Celebrating Eliza

Little Eliza turned four on Monday, and we celebrated her all weekend. I know we don’t have the BIGGEST family you’ve ever heard of, but I love birthdays because they’re a chance to slow down and focus on JUST ONE GIRL. Everyone can get into it without feeling threatened, because everyone has a birthday ....more

Let Them Be Little – Thrive Moms

Yesterday I shared a simple reminder from earlier this summer at Thrive Moms. I was signing my kids up for Vacation Bible School at my parents’ church and was disappointed to see that Eliza missed the cutoff for participation by about 40 days. I knew she’d be totally fine – she spends so much time.. ....more

Kayla Aimee, Anchored, and what faith really looks like

Kayla Aimee has been one of my favorite bloggers for a few years now – one whose book I’ve been waiting for the entire time. The book is out, I’ve read it, and it did not disappoint! Her story is a hard one – about a child they waited for after years of fertility struggles,.. ....more

For Reflection – July 12

Forgive us, Lord, for instructing you in grace and mercy. - Corporate Prayer of Confession Christ Community Midtown, Indianapolis ...more

June Stitch Fix Review

It’s Stitch Fix review day! Have you tried Stitch Fix yet? It’s great – you pay a $20 styling fee and fill out a detailed style profile ....more

finding freedom in the hard places

So I read my friend Rebecca’s blog last week and realized she referenced a post of mine in her opening paragraph. She was talking about how sometimes we need to realize our tendency to assume everyone else is cool as a cucumber while we’re sweating literal and figurative buckets, trying to keep everything together. We.. ....more

For Reflection: July 5

We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light that is so lovely that they will want with all their hearts to know the source of it. - Madeleine L’Engle ...more