Friday, September 16, 2016

Kind is Cool - Target edition

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You know the story.  I went into Target for ONE thing... :)

I ran into Target yesterday to grab a notebook and before I knew it, my arms were piled high with these adorable treasures!

Everything in the Kind is Cool line is super duper fabulous!  Affordable, cute, AND spreads a good message?!  Yes, please!

Check out some of my FAVORITES!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Never underestimate...

Never underestimate the power of a text message.  Never underestimate that little nudge you feel telling you to say "hi" to a stranger.  Never underestimate how your smile could change someone's day!

It's so easy to get caught up in our day-to-day schedules and be so consumed with busy that we don't pay attention to those around us.  But, today I was reminded that someone merely thinking about and praying for me made my entire day!

Friday, August 19, 2016

5 back-to-school prayers for moms!

It's so hard to admit without tearing up a little (or a lot!) but our kiddos head back to school on Monday.  It's truly my least favorite day of the year!  I'm not sure what makes it so hard.  Maybe I'm just not good with change and the start of a school year brings about all kinds of changes.

And to add to my anxiety level, this year our oldest will head off to high school!  How in the heck did that happen?!  I swear it feels like he was just in Kindergarten!  And, it isn't so much the thought of having a high school student, it's the realization that we only have four, count them FOUR more years to teach him everything we want/need him to know.  That's a little daunting!

Thankfully our middlest will continue at the school she attended last year and will enjoy everything that comes with being the oldest on campus.  Meanwhile, the baby will start Kindergarten.  Cue all the tears.  Heck, I even cried at Meet the Teacher!  I don't even want to think about the mess that I will be come Monday morning.

But, with all the excitement, new opportunities, and changes comes LOTS of extra time for prayer.  Today I'm sharing a few prayers that I came across that are perfect for the first day of school, the second day of school, and every day after that!

5 back-to-school prayers for moms - encouragement for the first day of school

Sunday, August 14, 2016

change, chaos, and all the feels!

To say I've been MIA around the blogosphere lately would be an understatement!  I looked back and it appears I've only posted three times in the last month.  What could keep me from something that I love so much?  Hmmm...  lots of changes, lots of chaos, and all the feels!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Road Trip Ready - a Beach Bucket List!

Later today our family will be loading up and hitting the road!  Destination?  The Gulf Coast of Texas!  I can't wait to feel the sun on my face and the sand in my toes!  And, because I LOVE a good bucket list, I created a Beach Bucket List so that we were reminded to not waste any fun!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

while I waited...week 29

Phew!  Another fun-filled and packed week of summer!  Colby wrapped up his last week of Strength and Conditioning camp, Holden attended an art camp each morning, Colby had Wrangler boot camp each evening, and Hope had Hip Hop camp each evening as well.  Lots and lots of trips into town!  The big kids leave for camp today and Hope can't wait for a special date night this week!  Since I knew we were going to be dropping off kiddos, our week in review only goes through Saturday.  Be prepared for a ton of pictures from camp in next week's post! ;)  Here's what I did last week while I waited...

Friday, July 22, 2016


Friends, am I the only one getting her tail kicked by summer?!  Holy heck!  What a week! I'm over the moon that today is Fri-YAY!!!  It's been a couple of weeks since I posted some random FAVORITES so... here ya go!  :)
Fri-YAY Random Friday Favorites