Perks of Being Ordained

I am an ordained minister. Say what?! I bet you didn’t know that about me. Today I’m going to share some of the perks of being ordained. But first, let’s talk about how I got there. Several years ago on a Sunday morning, I was unmotivated to get out of bed and go to...

One Grey’s at a Time

I’ve known my friend Jody since 6th grade. For almost as long as we’ve known each other she’s been trying to get me to watch Grey’s Anatomy. I’ve always told her I would but still haven’t. We go round and round with this. This weekend our husbands were out of town for work so we were […]

I’ve known my friend Jody since 6th grade. For almost as long as we’ve known each other she’s been trying to get me to watch Grey’s Anatomy. I’ve always told her I would but still haven’t. We go round and round with this. This weekend our husbands were out...

36 Hours in Chicago

My husband and I used to go to Chicago all of the time. We loved going to Cubs games, Six Flags, and shopping downtown. It’s only a six hour drive from our house so it’s kind of crazy that we don’t go more often. Especially with how much we love road trips. That’s why our recent […]

My husband and I used to go to Chicago all of the time. We loved going to Cubs games, Six Flags, and shopping downtown. It’s only a six hour drive from our house so it’s kind of crazy that we don’t go more often. Especially with how much we love road trips....

Surviving Christmas Eve: Church Service Edition

I’m baaaaack! Oh man, am I enjoying this time of the year. I’ve been trying to live in the moment and enjoy the heck out of every single second. I feel like I haven’t posted in forever! Which is why today I want to talk about surviving Christmas Eve: church service edition. It’s that time […]

I’m baaaaack! Oh man, am I enjoying this time of the year. I’ve been trying to live in the moment and enjoy the heck out of every single second. I feel like I haven’t posted in forever! Which is why today I want to talk about surviving Christmas Eve: church service...

17 Reasons I’m Thankful + 7 Corny Slogans

This is my favorite week of the year. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. I love that it’s all about being thankful. I love that it’s the start of the holiday season. I love all the get togethers and seeing friends and family. I love that it’s not a gift giving holiday. I don’t […]

This is my favorite week of the year. I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. I love that it’s all about being thankful. I love that it’s the start of the holiday season. I love all the get togethers and seeing friends and family. I love that...

How I Unexpectedly Used My Platform to Inspire People

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ― Karen Lamb “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ― Karen Lamb Click To Tweet This quote came full circle for me this past weekend. A year ago my husband and I attended our first Toastmasters fall conference. We watched […]

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ― Karen Lamb “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ― Karen Lamb Click To Tweet This quote came full circle for me this past weekend. A year ago my husband and I attended our first Toastmasters fall...