Dealing with Stress: Crying

I'm not sure if I will make a series as I work through this, but for the moment, this is where I am. How do I deal with stress? I run it out, or shoot it out, yell it out, or sometimes (NOT frequently!) I cry it out. But I definitely do not—do not!—talk about... Continue Reading →


Finding Joy.

It's one of those days. You know the one, where there is nothing particularly wrong with the unfolding events in the day, but something is off. Something is out of the ordinary in your mind. Your heart is expecting the unexpected--and not in a good way. Maybe it's the weather. Maybe it's a dream you... Continue Reading →

Whirlwind trip: Germany! 🇩🇪

My friend and I have been planning nearly six months for this whirlwind trip to Germany, but it was completely worth it! We decided to visit some friends over ours who moved to Germany within the last year. I hope you enjoy scouring our pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them! Maybe you can... Continue Reading →

Sharing Saturday: The Puzzle Theory

I visited with my sister last night who shared a theory with me regarding different thought processes in dating relationships. This made me laugh out loud and I wanted to share this wisdom with you! The Puzzle Theory:Men and women have very different ways of viewing one another in the dating world. I call it... Continue Reading →

Sharing Saturday: Calling all Single and Married People!

One of my friends recently shared this podcast with me and I found it very enlightening. It is different than most sermons I hear about my "season of singleness". It also shares wonderful joys of being married. Whether married or single, dating or diaper-changing, listen up! Listen to: Do Single and Married People have Different... Continue Reading →

Fitness Friday: Pumpkin Spice Latte Virtual Run

I’m going to use this fun excuse for running motivation! #fitnessfriday! I really enjoy virtual runs, and this one is especially fun because it comes with a shirt, medal, and Starbucks gift card! Also, who couldn't love the "I run for Pumpkin Spice Lattes" race theme? PLUS there are only 3.1 miles to complete, walking... Continue Reading →

Sharing Saturday: The Braniffs

Some of you might have seen this family circling around Facebook, or even watched this clip on the Today Show. For those of you who didn't, take a step now into the life of this family of nine! I dare you not to smile! Featured Photo by Zahid Hasan Joy on Unsplash

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