November 18, 2017

The One Word Vocabulary Shift That Profoundly Changed Me


Our eyes glimpsed the deer grazing across the pond. Birds sang, ducks swam, and a cacophony of crickets serenaded. As the sun set on our outdoor conversation, a more serene backdrop couldn’t be envisioned, yet our hearts’ cry was anything but. […]

Make Your Own Huge Chalkboard Sign for under $10 (+ video)


There’s nothing I love more than displaying words of encouragement and truth around our home. Learning how to make your own chalkboard sign for just a few dollars is a fantastic way of bringing character to your home without breaking the bank. […]

5 Frugal Things I Did Today that Saved me $300 (& I’m chatting on video about it)


Last month, I started a new post topic called, “Five Frugal Things,” and I just loved it because it’s really just about sharing peeks of my life with you all. I wish I could do it every day because I […]

Join me! Cooking in my Kitchen (video)


As so many of you know, welcoming you into my kitchen is one of my greatest joys. Not because of the food we are going to enjoy together, but because of what’s going to occur while we’re breaking that bread […]

Join Me for Some Morning Music


It’s always interesting how various aspects of my real life never makes it to my online life and vice versa. This is one of them. Many in my real life and church don’t know I have a blog and most […]

When the “Food Network” Came to My Kitchen (video)


So maybe THEE Food Network didn’t come to my kitchen, but a video crew flew in and set up in my kitchen. Does that count? A few months ago, some of the (in)courage team came down to our homestead to […]

DIY Embellished Glass Mason Jars


There’s something so special about using our God given creativity to speak life into our home, yet when most hear the word “crafts,” they run the other way. It conjures up old memories of stick glue and markers gone awry, […]

A Sunday Moment


“Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven.” Psa 148:13 It’s a rarity that we lead our worship music with a completely acoustic set, but when […]

When I Say “I Do” (Jen Sharing)


Last month, my niece and a wonderful young man stood before the Lord and declared, “I do.” I’ve had  the privilege of singing at many weddings over the years, but when it’s someone who is like a daughter to me, […]

Join Me


Worship – 0212 from WAV Technologies on Vimeo. I invite you to join me for our Sunday Morning of Contemporary Worship Music. After a long week, it’s always such a privilege to spend time quieting my heart and focusing on […]

Join me for a few minutes of Advent Carols


Last week, we entered the Advent Season, and our Sunday morning worship directed our hearts to Him through the simplicity of beautiful, Acapella carols. It’s been quite awhile since we have led worship with acapella music, and it was truly […]

Sunday Praise and Worship


Worship – 0417 from WAV Technologies on Vimeo. (If viewing this through email or reader, please click over to the blog to view.)

Join me as we Worship – Our Sunday Morning Music


Worship – 0501 from WAV Technologies on Vimeo. It’s been over a year since I have led worship with a completely acoustic set – three voices and the piano, with songs that opened the veil and let me see just […]

Remembering…My Fox News Interview regarding Frugal Living


As I prepare for my blog redesign that was supposed to be done forever ago, I’ve been getting side tracked quite often.  Completely my fault, as I’ve been taking a step back in time to read over old posts. So […]

Scarves – How Do I Tie a Scarf?


How To Tie a Scarf Are you new to my Frugal Fashionista series? Find out how I dress in designer clothes for less. Yes, for mere pennies on the dollar, my outfits are less than $15, and did I mention…all […]