How and Why I Organize My Digital Photos

20,836. That’s the number of digital photos I had at this time last year. In order to come up with that figure, I had to add up the number of photos stored on my phone, external hard drive, random SD cards, my husband’s phone, our laptops, the iPad, and my DSLR. They were everywhere! And when it…

Seasons Come and Seasons Go

Seasons are God’s way of breathing expectation, delight, wonder, hope, and renewal into my soul. Each one brings with it some beauty and joy not known or experienced in the one preceding it. Nature bears this cycle elegantly and with strength. The hills don’t shiver and shake, resenting the snowy blanket of Winter, the daffodil…

Edisto Island with the Hindmans

7 days. 27 people. 2 houses. 4 bathrooms. 3 meals a day. 1 epic family vacation. When I first met the Hindman family, I figured I could handle the crowd, having grown up in a family of 7 kids myself. And while the noise didn’t scare me away, the bond these grown-up siblings had did…

Capturing Home: Writing and Authenticity on Social Media

Capturing Home is a mini blog series exploring the rich beauty of home in the midst of the everyday mess, routine, and joy of life. Throughout the series, we’ll cover the freedom of embracing the ordinary, the purpose of place, and the practical ways we can capture home with the art of photography and words. Catch up on…

Simple Meals that are Toddler Approved

Several years ago I realized I was overworking myself when it came to preparing 4 course dinners every night. Not only was I worn out from it, but our budget was over-stretched, we were eating more food than we really needed, and our evenings weren’t as relaxed and family focused as they could be. So…

Capturing Home: VSCO and Consistency

Capturing Home is a mini blog series exploring the rich beauty of home in the midst of the everyday mess, routine, and joy of life. Throughout the series, we’ll cover the freedom of embracing the ordinary, the purpose of place, and the practical ways we can capture home with the art of photography and words. So far in…

Capturing Home: Favorite Phone Photography Apps

Capturing Home is a mini blog series exploring the rich beauty of home in the midst of the everyday mess, routine, and joy of life. Throughout the series, we’ll cover the freedom of embracing the ordinary, the purpose of place, and the practical ways we can capture home with the art of photography and words. Last week we…

Capturing Home: When Your Creativity Runs Dry

Capturing Home is a mini blog series exploring the rich beauty of home in the midst of the everyday mess, routine, and joy of life. Throughout the series, we’ll cover the freedom of embracing the ordinary, the purpose of place, and the practical ways we can capture home with the art of photography and words.  Welcome back to…