Top 6 Blog Posts of 2013


It’s that time of year.             Time for reflecting.   Time for remembering.  I really enjoyed re-reading these posts.  So many amazing things happen this year!   Emily Grace was born.  Here’sthe post you’ve been waiting for…     We sold (almost) everything and moved to Edisto Beach. Ditching the American Dream It Happened Again… Selling […]

Another Post about the Bra Drive


  Today is a big day for me.  As a stay at home mom, I don’t get many opportunities to plan something that will benefit people outside my little family and see it come to life.  I mean I see my dinner plans “come to life” most nights, but I don’t usually get a huge […]

A Little More Background on the Bra Drive

Tiffany Pate, a local blogger living in Mt. Pleasant, recently learned about a new organization that is bringing tangible hope to women in Africa who have been rescued out of slavery.  This tangible hope is offered by way of gently worn bras.  Mrs. Pate’s sister introduced her to Free the Girls during a impassioned phone […]

What Breaks Your Heart?

Thank you.  Thank you for supporting me.  Thank you for supporting Free the Girls.  Thank you for supporting Mrs. Pate’s Blogger Bra Drive. I mean it.  I am so excited every time I think about the Facebook messages, emails and moments in the church hallway that ya’ll have used to bless me.  The Ladies Night […]

Think About Freedom- weekly writing prompt


The Fourth of July, like most holidays, doesn’t hold the meaning in my life that it should. This week I tried to think about what it really means to live in America.  Well, I knew I should stop, give thanks and really think about what it means to live in America.  Today I’m finally getting […]

You know you’re married when….

     I know technically you can only be married or not married, but there is a time, at the beginning where your single self is slowly melting into your spouse.  Kind of a learning curve as a couple.  There is still some mystery being discovered.  How she looks when she first wakes up.  How much […]

In like a lion out like a lamb

In like a lion, out like a lamb. I remember the picture for March on the calendar bulletin board when I was in the 3rdgrade.  A roaring lion and leaves that swirled angrily across the construction paper backing until they settled peacefully around a fluffy white lamb.  I found it to be very dramatic.  March […]

Warning: this post contains donated underwear

We quote Dave Ramsey a lot around our house.  Jason’s favorite has got to be “Live like no one else, and later you can give like no one else.”  We are looking forward to the day we can give away more than we keep instead of making payments with more than we keep.  But for now we are […]