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

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

Recipes

Sweet Biscuits (Recipe + Video)

Today I had an open afternoon and a family recipe that I hadn’t ever tried, so I decided to test it and share the recipe with you! I made sweet biscuits - not quite biscuits, not quite cookies, but totally yummy. 😋 They’re great for breakfast or brunch and are super easy to make. Plus,… Continue reading Sweet Biscuits (Recipe + Video)

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

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

Hair

How to Keep Your Curly Hair Frizz-Free and Beautiful

I have 3A curly hair, and while my hair is generally easy to style, it can be difficult to keep it frizz-free. Over the last couple years, I've learned about tricks and products that make caring for my hair much easier. Some of these tips might be surprising, so be sure to read under the… Continue reading How to Keep Your Curly Hair Frizz-Free and Beautiful

Christian living post

Who’s the Focus of Your Resolutions?

Almost everyone I know was excited to start 2021. People like the opportunity the New Year offers: a chance to start afresh. New goals, new hobbies, and a new year. While making goals for the new year, I read something that shed some light on my goals. Lydia Brownback, in her book Flourish, asks a… Continue reading Who’s the Focus of Your Resolutions?