Crafts, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

A Peek into My Bullet Journal

We are almost a week into 2020, and reality is setting in. How are you doing with your resolutions? It seems that so many people start off the year with amazing goals and motivation, but most give up quickly. Here's a tip: if you made resolutions, be sure they are reachable. They don't have to… Continue reading A Peek into My Bullet Journal

Guest Posts, Tips and Advice

Interview with my Friend and YouTuber, Elena Tanner

YouTube is extremely popular. Many of us watch hours of videos from this platform, but it takes another level of commitment to start a channel of your own. Today, I'm interviewing my friend and YouTuber, Elena Tanner about her equestrian Youtube channel! Hello, Elena! Thanks so much for joining me! I know you well, but… Continue reading Interview with my Friend and YouTuber, Elena Tanner

Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

The BLESSING of an IMperfect Family

I was upset. We had always been the family getting compliments and the little kids receiving smiles for our good behavior in the grocery store. Now my little brother was throwing a fit, and my mom was punishing him in public. This time, we only received disapproving glances and stares. This was not the kind… Continue reading The BLESSING of an IMperfect Family

Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Stop Trying

"Dear God, help me keep this attitude. I'm not feeling this way on my own." I was sitting in the car and turning over a question in my head. I was trying to balance romantic dreams with contentment in God's will. I was not thinking of a specific relationship, but I decided, nonetheless, that I… Continue reading Stop Trying

Christian Living, Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

Beauty, Insecurities, and Contentment

I sigh as I look in the mirror. My hair is a mess, my face just had an outbreak of acne, and I feel depressed. I've worked on trying to get a hairstyle right for an hour, and I just can't make it look like the picture online. Finally, I give up and settle for… Continue reading Beauty, Insecurities, and Contentment

Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

An Open Letter to the Girl Who is Moving

Hey there, friend. I know how hard it is. Moving is tough, and today I want to encourage all of you who are moving this summer. First, I want you to remember that God is with you. Even if your friends desert you; even if no one welcomes you, God is still there. Even if… Continue reading An Open Letter to the Girl Who is Moving

Life Experiences, Thoughts, Tips and Advice

A Running Start

So you want to join track? Already planning for next spring? If so, today I'm writing for you. As you probably know, I joined a middle school track team this past spring and had a great experience. I'm not a track or running expert by a long shot, but today I want to give you… Continue reading A Running Start

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2019 Summer Challenge

Pretty much everyone is relieved when summer break comes. We try to take advantage of our free days and times... How? By doing nothing. Eventually, "bored" is an everyday word, and we end up dreading our summer break and longing for it to be over. Today, I want to challenge you: take advantage of your… Continue reading 2019 Summer Challenge

Crafts, Life Experiences, Recipes, Tips and Advice

Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes

Recently, I have been experimenting with pastries. I tried cream puffs, macaroons, and I am hoping to learn how to make baklava. Here is what I learned from my most recent recipe: buttercream macaroons. And don't worry… they are hard to make, but still doable.  If you like meringues you will enjoy these!   1. Don't… Continue reading Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes

Life Experiences, Tips and Advice

Getting Up When the Alarm Goes Off

"Beep ! Beep! " There goes my alarm! I groan and hit the snooze. Getting up in the morning is extremely difficult for me. Sometimes I press the snooze for hours. Sometimes I get up and freshen up for the day and then decide to go right back to bed. Then, there are those miraculous… Continue reading Getting Up When the Alarm Goes Off