An Accident – No Longer A Slave To Fear


Today I am sharing the story of a recent accident involving an Epi-Pen for two reasons: to raise awareness of Epi-Pen safety, and to share how God’s faithfulness and presence gave tangible peace and help in a scary situation. The Accident Yesterday was a normal summer day. The kids and I got up, ate breakfast […]

July 11, 2017

8 Life Lessons We Can Take Away From An Injury


A physical injury requires us to slow down and put in the effort and discipline to recover. 8 life lessons we can take away from an injury. It Starts Small This summer I experienced some discomfort in my leg, lower back and hip. It wasn’t really painful, but it was bothersome when driving, walking or trying […]

October 19, 2015

Lessons Learned The Hard Way: How NOT To Strip A Bar Stool


When updating furniture, things don’t always go as planned. Lessons learned while learning to strip furniture. I wasn’t going to share this, but since in the real world, DIY projects do not always go as planned, I thought it necessary to share how I got a little over confident and made an incorrect assumption during one of my […]

September 30, 2014

What Do You See? What Does God See? Do They Match?


A critical self image steals joy. While we know God created and loves us, it can be hard to view ourselves like Him. Does what you see match what God sees? Standing in front of a mirror, all I saw was clothes that didn’t fit. Sighing, I wished I had something new to wear for […]

August 26, 2014

DIY Spray Painted Console Table: How to Update Furniture with Spray Paint


A little paint and elbow grease is an inexpensive way to change something that doesn’t fit with the decor of your home and seems dated into something that looks like it was MADE for your house. Last week I posted on how to strip polyurethane coating off of a console table. The poly coat was THICK, but came […]

July 31, 2014