Thankfulness Reminders


“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” Some days the to-do list in my mind overwhelms me. The things to clean, projects to finish, mouths to feed, and everything else it starts to feel like it’s all… 

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Five On Friday


1. I spent last weekend in a place I’d never been with people I’d never met, and it was the most amazing weekend ever. Specifically, Tybee Island, GA with a group of adoptive mamas. Not just any adoptive moms, but moms whose kiddos are all at the same orphanage as our daughter! At least if all… 

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Vintage Industrial Stools

Industrial Modern Kitchen

Until recently these were the stools that I had in my kitchen. There’s nothing wrong with them, but they also don’t have the “vintage industrial” look that I love. When Target put their Industrial Bar Stools on sale I jumped at the chance to pick up 4 vintage industrial stools for only $300! Within the next few… 

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Restaurant Style Chicken Parmesan

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I always used to order chicken parmesan at italian restaurants. Then I mastered this recipe. Now I won’t even try it when we go out because most restaurant’s just can’t compete! That’s how good this recipe is! Restaurant Style Chicken Parmesan   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 1 hour… 

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DIY Copycat Industrial Barn Light

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When we began our adventure with this auction house every room had these “boob lights” in them. Although they’re not terrible, they’re also not my style. For a long time I’ve loved all of the different industrial barn lights at Barn Light Electric, but haven’t been able to stomach over $100 for each light fixture. So… 

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Adoption and Orphan Care

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As you know we are adopting a little girl from Haiti. Every time I tell someone we get the response, “That’s so AMAZING”, “You are SO wonderful”, and “You’re doing such a great thing”. I just sort of smile and nod, because even though international adoption is where God has called us, it is not… 

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