Nobody’s Cuter Than You – A Giveaway!


So in one week - just one week - y'all are in for such a treat. I cannot even begin to tell you. Because in one week, my dear friend Melanie's new book releases, and IT. IS. A. TREASURE. (I'm just as sorry as I can be about my poor … [Continue reading]

Stop, Collaborate, & Listen

Tonight I spoke at Oak Mountain Presbyterian here in Birmingham. I had the best time and was reminded all over again why I love the local church. I really can't explain what it does for my heart when I go into churches and see women talking and … [Continue reading]

Feeling Scrappy

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One big reason why I started this blog is because the thought of scrapbooking totally overwhelmed me. It seemed like a mysterious world filled with adhesive letters and specialty scissors and decorative papers, a world that demanded countless hours … [Continue reading]

We Can Pretend There Are Paragraphs

1. I've decided that going to the cleaners is my favorite errand. Doesn't matter if I'm dropping off or picking up. It gives me such a feeling of accomplishment even though all I'm essentially doing is driving my car and then rolling down a window. … [Continue reading]

A Sign That You’re Home (A Giveaway)


About three years ago I wanted to add something special to our house - something that would commemorate signing a contract for my first book - so I ordered a personalized wooden sign from Tara and Andy at the Between You & Me Sign Shop. I picked … [Continue reading]

Duly Noted & Repeated

I'll be back in a little while with a really fun giveaway, but in the meantime I wanted to post this video. It showed up on my Facebook early this morning, and I'm just endlessly fascinated by stuff like this. I mean, do you know how many people … [Continue reading]