Christian living post

Knocking Down Idols and Walking through a Door

It hurts, you know; giving up what you’ve wanted for all your life really hurts. It might be a petty dream or an expectation for how things were “supposed to go”, but when our hopes and dreams are left unfulfilled and our idols come crumbling down, it hurts. Many of us don’t want to give… Continue reading Knocking Down Idols and Walking through a Door

Christian living post

From the Archives: Run to Jesus

Hey there, lovely readers! Today I’m republishing a post from a few months ago that’s really close to my heart. I hope it helps you remember Who to run to when you can’t measure up. ❤ I got so many awesome responses to my survey, so I’m hoping to implement some of your suggestions and… Continue reading From the Archives: Run to Jesus

Crafts

DIY Jean Shorts (tutorial, video + tips)

I’m headed south for spring break, so I needed shorts to adjust to the weather. When I went thrift shopping for some new shorts, though, I couldn’t find any that worked for me. Shorts are so short nowadays. Even if you set the question of modesty aside, it’s not comfy to wear shorts that short.… Continue reading DIY Jean Shorts (tutorial, video + tips)

Christian living post

What to Do When Jealousy is Ruining Your Friendships

She's so much prettier than me... She's so much nicer than me too... ...and she's skinnier. But I have a better personality...right? The comparison trap is real. We either compare ourselves to others and feel better about ourselves or we compare ourselves to others and feel worse. My comparisons have ruined many fun times with… Continue reading What to Do When Jealousy is Ruining Your Friendships

Christian living post, Thoughts

The Harder Kind of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are good things to do; no doubt about it. I love to watch random acts of kindness videos, and I enjoy randomly making a friend's day. It gives me a good feeling inside, and I usually get a smile in return. It generally feels good. Over the last several months, though,… Continue reading The Harder Kind of Kindness

fitness, Tips and Advice

Working Out for Beginners: Starting and Staying Consistent

Note: Of course, ya’ll know I’m not a trained dietitian or fitness instructor. I’m a teen like you. Take my advice like you would take a friend’s advice. Always consult professional/experienced people before trying anything crazy! 😜 I decided to write this partly to answer a question I received for my Q&A video: What is… Continue reading Working Out for Beginners: Starting and Staying Consistent

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys, Christian living post, Life Experiences

Video Q&A: Favs, Faith, and Photography

Hello again, wonderful readers! Thank you so much for all the kind comments and enthusiastic encouragement you've been giving me. You made this new world of filming videos so exciting and fun for me. Thanks to your amazing questions, I'm back with part two of the Q&A! It's a bit longer than the last one,… Continue reading Video Q&A: Favs, Faith, and Photography

Blogging Updates, Events, Goals, and Surveys

I Need Your Questions! (+ I buy your next cup of coffee)

Hey there, friends! I know I usually don't post on Tuesdays, but I wanted to pop in to ask for your help! I'm planning to do a fun video Q & A this weekend, and I need your questions so I can make the video. I need all your questions by Friday at noon (EST).… Continue reading I Need Your Questions! (+ I buy your next cup of coffee)

Life Experiences

Quality Songs to Brighten Your Day

In my last post, I asked you girls if you wanted to see more music suggestions. You said yes, so I put together a four playlists from several different genres for you to enjoy. I'm going to stick to songs that are clean and wholesome, so these playlists will help you explore different genres of… Continue reading Quality Songs to Brighten Your Day

Christian living post, Life Experiences, Tips and Advice

10 Ways to Make Today Amazing

Hello, amazing people! I hope you are all having a fantastic day! But if you're having a "bleh" day, you're in the right place. Today I'm sharing simple, accessible ways to make a mediocre day better. I'm an optimistic person, but sometimes I need a boost to keep my energy going in the average week.… Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Today Amazing