Blog

A Thankful Heart

A few years ago, a cousin of ours passed away at a very young age. I’ll never forget the peace that I felt at his funeral as members of our family spoke of his love for light, the beauty of the earth, and most especially Veggie Tales. One of his favorite songs was “The Thankfulness

Read More

An Autumn Playlist

Autumn is a time of pumpkin flavored desserts, cozy sweaters, football games, excessive amounts of hot chocolate, and chill music. There’s nothing better than turning on a good playlist to get you in the autumn mood, and today I’m sharing with you some of the best songs on my autumn playlist! Listen to the playlist

Read More

Mama G’s Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

As a mom of eight (and counting with all these weddings) I’m always “cooking for an army” of family or friends! I am excited to share some of the recipes that we’ve enjoyed at family mealtime and the stories that go behind them. I love preparing delicious meals or desserts for my family.  The art

Read More

How to be Happy and Single

Worried about your relationship status? Trust me. We’ve all been there at some point. Living life through the single years can be trying, and oftentimes we feel like that light at the end of the tunnel is getting more and more dim. Ha! But don’t you worry! Life is a journey we are meant to

Read More

Double Trouble Protein Smoothies

Mandi’s “Wanna Be” Chocolate Shake (High Protein Smoothie) I sort of have this major sweet-tooth issue. It’s followed me around my entire life–those of you who scour around the kitchen in the mornings and end up grabbing a handful of chocolate chips know EXACTLY what I’m talking about. After deciding chocolate chips weren’t totally going

Read More

4 Ways to be More Confident and Content

This is our first post on a topic that’s pretty personal to us and that we’ve recently discussed as sisters. We hope it will be relevant to any of you who are seeking to increase in confidence in yourselves and contentment in your lives.  Nobody’s expected to be perfectly chipper, happy, and confident all the

Read More

Sweet Peach French Toast With Maple Whipped Cream

If the first few weeks of fall were a fruit, they would be a peach. After a day strolling through the golden forest, something about those beautiful orange and red juicy fruits just hits the spot! Our local farms have finally hit peach season, and these peaches have been finding their way into everything from

Read More

Rome, Italy: A Storybook Guide

HEY NOW, HEY NOW THIS IS WHAT DREEEEEAAAAMS ARE MADE OF… It all started at my fifth grade birthday party when my eleven year old friends and I watched “The Lizzie McGuire Movie”…and that was that. I was smitten with Italy. As a teen, I spent hours looking at flights on the Kayak Explore search

Read More