We moved to Arkansas in a whirl-wind of a weekend. And I had the crazy idea of trying to surprise our families with a gender reveal ultrasound in the same weekend! It was a lot of fun, and I loved having our families there in the room with us as we found out that our … Continue reading Our Gender Reveal!
Whew! Kev and I have had so much going on the last few months that I don't even know where to begin. I've gone back and forth in my mind on the best way to share all of our new information with all of you, and I think I've decided on a bullet list because … Continue reading a season of change
It’s been 3 whole months since we paid off our last loan. What on earth happened? Christmas. Christmas happened. The mother of all budget killers. The emotional battleground where our newfound frugal sensibility confronts the daunting, deep-seeded American belief that I have to show my family that I love them THIS many dollars worth. Ol’ … Continue reading Loan #4 Down… finally!
As I was thinking about Valentines Day this morning, I started to research how this day came into existence. I was going to sprout off some facts to you- but found this poster and decided it would be better and easier for me to just post this here, so enjoy! Kevin and I have never really … Continue reading this valentines day.
2017. The year we've deemed "Bible Year." (Actually, I just made that up... Kevin doesn't even know that I've deemed it that.) But anyway, the point is that we are going to read through the bible this year. We've never done that together, so it's exciting to set a goal for the two of us in … Continue reading read scripture.
Well, it's officially been over six months since that sunny day in May. We all gathered in our hot, uncomfortable, awkward graduation gowns and funny hats. We received a hood and were presented with the title of "Dr." It was a day full of celebration, and I remember it well. A lot has happened since that … Continue reading when grace only lasts six months.
Delayed Gratification... This is so counter-cultural to everything about America. We want what we want, so we go out and get it. And that's not always a bad thing. This mentality produces hard work, dedication, and results. The problem is when we go so far that we're racking up the credit card debt, the mortgage … Continue reading Delayed Gratification