Life from the inside out

Homeless Care Packets

Living in a major city with a large population, you are bound to encounter a significant homeless population on a day to day basis.  Usually you see them standing on … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Valentines Day Craft

This is a very imperfect and easy craft I did with the kids the other day in honor of Valentines Day.  I had them cut out hearts from various colors … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hand Painted Coffee Mugs

Here is the tutorial on the hand painted coffee mugs we gave the grandfathers and uncles in our family.  It is a take on the sharpie mug you all have … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 6 Comments

Homemade Christmas Wrap Up

Ok, here are my thoughts after taking the challenge to do an all homemade Christmas this year.  Ready? I loved it!!!!  The look on the faces of my family and … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Peppermint Sugar Scrub

Continuing with our homemade gifts commitment, the kids and I made homemade sugar scrub.  It is incredibly easy and inexpensive.  I gathered some clean baby food jars, ribbon, holiday stickers, … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Paper Bead Necklaces

Continuing with our homemade gifts for Christmas commitment, the kids and I tackled paper bead necklaces.  I was pleasantly surprised at how much my kids liked this activity.  I thought … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Family Painting

Ok, if you have been following this blog you know that we recently had some family photos taken.  We decided to do something a little less traditional by creating a … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

T-Shirt Scarf

So for Christmas this year, I decided to do all homemade gifts from as many recycled components as possible.  This first project was an idea from Pinterest that I found … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 5 Comments

Family Photos of 2012

We try to take a family portrait each year, but as a photographer, I’m always challenged with how to accomplish this task.  I’ve recruited friends or family members to ‘push … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 5 Comments

Family Art Project

I wanted to share something creative that we did as a family recently.  I love to work on what I call ‘family projects’.  It was super simple and ended up … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 4 Comments

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I am a mother to 3 beautiful children and a wife to my amazing husband. I am passionate about helping women understand their value and raising up the next generation of godly women. I love music, art, dance, photography, peanut butter and honey sandwiches, Sunday mornings, a great cup of coffee, and heart to heart conversations. I also love that with creative punctuation you can now smile in your emails and texts :)

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