Double Whammy: Texas Storms

Hi there! I hope that everyone is safe and dry. The weather in Texas has been absolutely insane for the last few weeks. We’ve had copious amounts of rain, which is always welcome. But then, the good thing turned into tragedy as Texas storms began to hit. The Blanco River in Wimberley flooded (right down […]

The First Date, in which I could have scared him away!

Thirteen years ago today, I was nervously anticipating mine and Ben’s first date. Even though I was only 20, I was pretty certain this would be my “last first date” ever. Ben and I had become very good friends the previous eight months, and we were both pretty sure marriage would be in our future. […]

Warning: Real Life Post Ahead. Airing my laundry included!

okay, it’s usually not a good sign when you start crying at the very beginning of a blog post is it?Well, I am.Wednesdays are usually the day I host my Recipe Roundup.But I feel that tonight (Tuesday) as I write this, to hold off on it. Maybe till Thursday, maybe till next week.I read a […]

old {and young} wives’ tales: encouraging others in marriage: Part One!

Welcome my lovely readers! I am so excited about this new series: “old {and young} wives’ tales- learning from one another.” Today I am so blessed to have Amanda from Royal Daughter Designs sharing great wisdom for you single ladies as well as the married ones. I hope you’ll take her advice to heart. And […]

Grilled Stuffed Jalapeños- Week two of the Recipe Roundup Link Party!

Welcome to the second week of veggieMIGHT. To catch up on the details of this link-up party, please read here. {Please note: ANY recipe can be submitted! It doesn’t even have to have a veggie in it! It can be chocolate! The veggie part is just a challenge for me to find more creative veggie […]

Giveaway- chore chart for everyone! {aren’t you happy?}

Warning: if you are super-organized or a fabulous housekeeper, don’t read this post! My flawed methods are herein revealed. As the mom of three small kids, a preacher’s wife, a teacher of one of those kids, a blogger and wanna-be Pioneer Woman, my plate is pretty full. {Isn’t everyone’s? No matter your place in life […]