Sunday Scripture: Faults

Sunday Scripture: Faults

Today my church finished up our October series, "I Want a New Marriage."  Ironically, the series gave some fantastic tips on creating a "new marriage" within the one that you already have.  And I got to thinking about some of my favorite scriptures … [Continue reading...]

DIY Butterfly Costume {and some sneak peeks!}

DIY Butterfly Costume and Maleficent Horns

We don't believe in store-bought Halloween costumes around here.  I don't have anything against them or the people who buy them, but we make our own.  My general rule is that the kids can't be "whatever everybody else is going to be."  For example, … [Continue reading...]

Top 10 Things to Do in Summerville in the Fall


It's finally Fall in the South!   The weather has cooled down a bit, the mosquitos are gone {for a couple of weeks, anyway!}, and FOOTBALL season is here!  There are a ton of exciting activities going on all over the LowCountry, but today I'm gonna … [Continue reading...]

DIY Paper Pumpkins

DIY Paper Pumpkins- a kid friendly Fall craft

I have a quick Fall decor tutorial for you today.  I always have scrapbook paper laying around, so I decided to use a few pieces up while making a few DIY paper pumpkins for my Fall console table. All you need is: Strips of scrapbook paper {12 … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Big Picture

Sunday Scripture: Big Plan

I'm not sure if I've ever shared with you that I am heavily involved in the children's ministry at my church.  I do the logistics.  You know, scheduling, curriculum, meetings, getting materials ready for Sundays.  I put in my time back in the … [Continue reading...]

Puke, Pumpkins and Projects


Good morning!  Yes, I'm already's been a weeklong whirlwind of company, sickness, birthdays and projects {hence the oh-so-catchy title of my post}.  And I'm up early prepping for my 4 year old's field trip to the pumpkin patch, while double … [Continue reading...]

DIY Crib Sheet

DIY Crib Sheet-a fitted sheet tutorial for any size mattress

We have a new project happening at our house.  It's been a bit slow going, as we've been completing it over the last year, bit by bit.  We are renovation the kids' playroom to incorporate more storage.  So far, we've painted, added new baseboards and … [Continue reading...]

GIVEAWAY!! Dracula: Ballet with a Bite

The South Carolina Ballet Presents...Dracula: Ballet with a Bite! GIVEAWAY

*I received free promotional items in exchange for writing this post* This is my favorite month of the year.  Not only is it my birthday this week, but I also love all things spooky.  So I can't wait to combine the two with a special date night for … [Continue reading...]

Sunday Scripture: Help

Sunday Scripture: Help...after the Flood

Now that the waters are starting to recede, the damage to our state is heartbreaking.  Reading the stories of friends and acquaintances on Facebook, and hearing those on the news makes me feel so, so blessed.  And helpless.  There is so much to be … [Continue reading...]

Waiting for the Dove

Montreat, North Carolina

It's been a tough week here in South Carolina, in my town, in my house.  Although we are so, so blessed to be safe and dry, I can't say the same for many of our friends and neighbors in our town and the surrounding areas after the storms and … [Continue reading...]