Motherhood

Not So Picture Perfect

"Comparison is the thief of joy." Theodore Roosevelt You've seen it. The picture perfect social media types. Every picture you see they seem to have the best body, smile, the perfect lighting. Others seem to have the most amazing adventures, vacations, jobs, the perfect looking…
Life in the OC

Valentine’s Day

"Above all LOVE each other deeply..." -1 Peter 4:8 Valentine's Day has become one of my all time favorite holidays. Not for the gifts of chocolates or flowers, but simply because I love Love. I always have. There is nothing better than celebrating a good…
Motherhood

The Power of a Pause

"Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit - you choose." -Proverbs 18:21 A few months ago I felt like I had been bullied. A grown adult, who is normally fully capable of standing up for herself, felt completely defeated. It brought back…
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The Story of Us

"I'm gonna love you like nobody loves you, and I'll earn your trust making memories of us." -Keith Urban Maybe because this week marks the tenth anniversary of our first date, or maybe because I just felt like looking through some old photo's I decided…
Life in the OC

On a Rainy Day

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning to dance in the rain." It is not often that sunny Southern California gets rain, let alone 5 straight days of rain. But this week we have been completely soaked!! So if…
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Shop with Purpose

"No person was ever honored for what he received. He was honored for what he gave."    -Calvin Coolidge It is easy to get distracted at Christmas by all the flashing lights, the black Friday sales (which seem to start well before Friday), even the…
Motherhood

The Biggest Fight We Ever Had

"The days are long, but the years are short." They say couples argue the most over three things; sex, family (in-laws mostly) and finances. My husband and I were the epitome of the perfect couple when it came to arguing. We usually would just agree…
Motherhood

Dreaming New Dreams

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." -C.S. Lewis In a recent article, I read about a woman's journey leaving the world of performing to a new found passion. It was entitled "I gave up on my…