35+ Summer Love Recipes

September 10, 2014

THE WEATHER IS CHANGING THE WEATHER IS CHANGING!!! You guys, I’m practically beside myself – the weather is COOLING OFF tomorrow (and for the foreseeable future) and I can hardly contain myself. That means that windows will be open, fresh air will be spilling in (ironic because we just – as in last night – […]

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Food Blogging Basics

September 8, 2014

Hey sweet friends! I’m so excited to be teaching a class with The Influence Network a week from today, and I would LOVE LOVE LOVE if you joined in the fun! Here’s the description:   Are you a blogger who loves to share recipes? Have you considered becoming a food blogger but are too intimidated […]

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Off to #AWBU!

September 5, 2014

I’m spending this weekend up in Northwest Arkansas with some amazing ladies (and a couple of gentlemen!) at the Arkansas Women Bloggers Conference! I said it last year (when I used the above photo for the first time…), but to date this has been my favorite conference. I’m actually speaking today, and then a few […]

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Inspired Week

September 4, 2014

Motherhood is a calling (and where your children rank). WOWZAH. Talk about convicting and encouraging all in one fell swoop. Mothers and not-yet-mothers alike need to read this and see it. It has single-handedly changed my perspective on life this week.   This honest post from Jessi on church planting. Y’all, it brought back so […]

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Seriously Delish…But Seriously (+ Cookbook Giveaway!)

September 3, 2014

This giveaway is now closed. The winner & runner up have been contacted. Thank you all for participating! Y’all, I don’t even know where to start with this. It feels like so long ago Jessica and I both started our blogs and somehow, some way, through the magical power of the internet met and became […]

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Seared Summer Squash & Heirloom Tomato Salad

September 2, 2014

This recipe was originally created for the Arkansas Farm Bureau. As summer winds to a close, the schools start back up and the weather starts to tease with a cooler breeze now and then, I can’t help but want to fast forward into the 70-degree days and cool nights of fall. And, who can turn […]

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Happy Labor Day

September 1, 2014

(photo by my father-in-law of Lake Almanor) Happy Labor Day dear friends! Here’s hoping that you’re spending the day relaxing, soaking in the last bits of summer and more than anything being present with your loved ones. I don’t tell you guys enough, but you all mean the world to me. And I love you […]

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Inspired Week

August 29, 2014

When I heard my kids describe my marriage. Monica is rocking these family-oriented posts lately, and this one is no different! Because I think we all know how our own parents’ marriage(s) have created long-term effects (both positive and negative) on our own relationships…something to think about!   Thrive Moms announced their Fall Retreat and […]

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Relentless Pursuit

August 27, 2014

I mentioned it on Instagram yesterday, but it’s been a while since I’ve read along with the girls of She Reads Truth. Not on purpose, but after a big move and increased workloads and an increasingly energetic little man, taking time to really dig into God’s word has fallen by the wayside for me. And […]

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Toffee-Scented Banana Bread

August 26, 2014

Banana bread. It’s perfect for really any meal, any time. Breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, dinner, dessert, midnight snack. So really, according to that lineup, we should all have about one loaf of banana bread per day in order to meet a perfect meal requirement. Can I get an amen?! Really though – we go through […]

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