An Empty Vessel

Sometimes motherhood leaves me feeling like an empty vessel; I’m all poured out and have nothing left to give. All the emotion of it. The mental exertion spent trying to outwit my 5 year old. The physical exhaustion of chasing a toddler around. It’s no joke. At the end of the day, the week, the…

But He is Good

A few weeks back my husband and I took a trip out to CA to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Normally Mr. Frugal, I was shocked we did anything more than a weekend away. But he played the deals and penny pinched for almost 2 years to surprise me with this trip to get away…

Love Letters

I didn’t plan on writing this blog. I had other topics near to my heart I was drafting. That was the plan. But then God decided to move. A few days ago I had grand intentions of being Super-Star Mom; of juggling it all and being just fine doing so. But a stretch without the…

To My Mom Friends….I Don’t Judge You

We live in a culture flooded with images and thoughts from social media. The modern mom is not just getting input from her friends and family how to parent her children, but from countless sources through Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. There is pressure to be a “Pinterest Perfect Mom.” You should have the perfectly…