CSA Box: August 8

Read more about why I love CSA and locally–grown fruits and veggies here. This week’s box: 4 peppers 2 eggplant 3 red potatoes okra 3 bell peppers 4 gala apples acorn squash turnips kombucha A la carte items: patty pan squash 2 heirloom tomatoes My total was $34 even. Pretty much all of the items… Read More CSA Box: August 8


Be an Encourager

Much like I’ve been noticing the importance of input from sources like books and blogs, I’ve also been noticing how people’s words have the power to lift up or bring down. It’s one of those little facts you’re always aware of, sort of an in–the–back–of–your–mind kind of thing, but it’s become more prominent to me through… Read More Be an Encourager

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Thoughts on Input

Something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is input. What we read, what we watch or listen to, the conversations we have—all of these things have the power to shape how we think and feel. I guess I’m just completely oblivious or something, but I never paid much attention to input until the last… Read More Thoughts on Input


Quiet Time Basket

I love the idea of a quiet time basket. I’ve seen a few bloggers share similar ideas, but I remember when I read Emily’s post and was so inspired to put together my own. My journals, bibles, and bible study books tend to wind up all over the place, and when I want to sit down… Read More Quiet Time Basket


CSA Box: June 13

Read more about why I love CSA and locally–grown fruits and veggies here. Tired of pictures of my groceries yet? Too bad. The box has been killing it lately. This week’s box: 3 summer squash 2 creole tomatoes Cantaloupe Bell pepper 2 red potatoes Cucumber 2 heirloom tomatoes 5 peaches (first of the season!) 3… Read More CSA Box: June 13


Starting Armor of God

Remember how last summer my friend and I participated in the Angie Smith’s Seamless bible study? (You can read more here.) This summer, we’re participating in Priscilla Shirer’s The Armor of God. Lifeway is hosting an online study over on their blog, and today marks our first session. The first session is about getting to… Read More Starting Armor of God


CSA Box: June 6

Read more about why I love CSA and locally–grown fruits and veggies here. This week’s box: 1 bunch of mint Blueberries Strawberries A bell pepper the size of my head yellow wax beans 2 creole tomatoes 4 aptly named warty yellow squash 6 beets 1 cucumber 4 jalapenos 3 red potatoes 4 ears of sweet… Read More CSA Box: June 6

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Life Lately

. . . and a warning that I’m awkward at sharing big news. The garden is just glorious. Glorious, I tell you! I still can’t believe things are growing out of the earth (you know, like they have for millions of years). Recent harvest. (Yes, it’s about half a serving.) I’m thinking about entering our… Read More Life Lately