Capturing Home: Embracing the Ordinary

“We prevent God from giving us the great spiritual gifts he has in store for us, because we do not give thanks for daily gifts. We think we dare not be satisfied with the small measure of spiritual knowledge, experience, and love that has been given to us, and that we must constantly be looking…

Dark Chocolate Trail Mix Bites

You guys! I got a new camera lens and am totally giddy over the crispness I can achieve in my images now! I took it right out of the box and into the kitchen to see what it could do and totally did a happy dance when I saw how blurry I could make the…

Link Love: Beach Essentials

We’re headed to the beach with Daniel’s entire family in a couple weeks, as in his parents, 6 brothers and sisters, their spouses, and all their kids. That’s nearly 30 people! We’re renting a huge ole’ house and will be spending a full week together. It’s going to be crazy, and by crazy I mean crazy awesome! I’ve…

Capturing Home

Home. I think everyone is looking for it in one way or another, craving borders that can contain our dreams, our experiences, our loved ones, our secrets. It’s a space I’ve been thinking a lot about lately, probably because I’m 6 months pregnant and nesting for all I’m worth. But also because I’m slowly beginning…

Embracing the Process

As a photographer learning her way through the ins and outs of lighting, camera settings, and editing styles, I have a tendency to “hoard” my work instead of publish it since I feel like it’s very much still “in progress.” I keep catching myself falling into the mindset that I’ll show my work when it’s…

Link Love: Bloglovin’

{image via Pinterest} I often wish I could peek into another person’s social media feed to see who they’re following and where they find inspiration. I’m nosey like that. 😉 So I scrolled through my bloglovin’ feed this morning and selected a few of my favorite posts and bloggers that popped up to share with…

10 Ways to Help Kids Eat their Veggies

Getting kids to eat their vegetables is a task that has frustrated and bewildered parents in every culture and time in history. I’m willing to bet money on it. And while I don’t have a quick fix or fool-proof step-by-step guide to bypassing this particular struggle, I have found a few helpful tips and tricks that…

Kid-Friendly Cucumber and Orzo Salad

When it comes to getting kids to eat their vegetables, parents can end up frustrated and feeling quite defeated. It’s not an easy road because parents have to battle so many outside influences bombarding their children’s perspective on diet and nutrition. That’s why I’m putting together a blog post that I hope will make a difference…

Link Love

// Hope for Miles. If you follow me on instagram, you probably heard about Hope for Miles this week, the campaign to raise funds for opening a school in Northern Iraq for children that have been displaced by ISIS. Kylie and her husband Jeremy are dedicated educators and social activists who love Jesus and others. They’ve committed to…

Link Love

// Patriotic Fruit Salsa. Simple and fresh red, white, and blue goodness scooped up with cinnamon sugar tortillas in the shape of stars! // 7 Ways to Make Extra Cash Selling Your Old Clothes Online. Antonia Farzan of Business Insider gives an inside scoop on some of the top trending ways to resell clothing and includes my…