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Just Keep Reading

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My one-year-old bookworm. One of my favorite pictures of my son.

There’s one thing I don’t deny my son of — reading time. I can deny him of snacks (“Enough chocolate for the day!”), of toys (“You have enough Cars characters already.”). But when it comes to books, I find it very hard to say no. Read more…

Quiet Moments with God in the Bathroom

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Conversations with God in the Bathroom

Quiet moments. Quiet time. Bathroom time is the only time I have most days to fully take care of myself. Because I try to shed my to-do list from my mind when I’m in the bathroom, there’s more emotional space for me to take a deep breath, relax, and just BE.

It is in this relaxing that I find quiet moments to reflect and say my prayers. It is in these quiet moments, in the bathroom, when I find answers from God. Read more…

Walking on Stars

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Walking on Stars

Slowly, I’m beginning to feel “normal” again. Normal in the sense that I get to be happy with different parts of my life. The funk I was in was really draining and disheartening. But now I can say I’m walking on stars again — moving towards something lovely, bigger and more promising, and happy while on that journey. Read more…

Beach Cottage Love

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This has GOT to be my favorite home featured on Houzz. I can totally imagine living here. Beachy, coastal, casual, cozy — I love it. My Houzz: Casual Comfort on the Coast To avoid getting overwhelmed by work, I go “home-hopping” online. This Long Beach family home tour was just what I needed today. Don’t […] Read more…