20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

Decorating for Christmas is one of our absolute FAVORITE days. I plan a special meal (or a few special meals), we crank up the tunes, and spend the day transforming the house from every day into a winter wonderland.

I’ve been carefully curating decor that not only brings a festive feeling to our home but reminds us of the real joy of the season - Jesus!

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Four Life Lessons from My Raspberry Patch

Four Life Lessons from My Raspberry Patch

Each summer I have anticipated a larger return, only to wonder why my plants weren’t producing. Oh sure, we’d get a cup or two total, but with the amount of plants we had I thought for sure we should be getting more! I mean, a typical picking produced enough for the kids and I to each get a couple berries - not exactly what we were hoping for!

Only this summer, four years after moving in, did the lesson I didn’t know I needed sink in. And not just about raspberries, but about everything.

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3 excuses you need to stop using NOW

3 excuses you need to stop using NOW

We all have these lists of activities or goals we want but most of us seem content keeping them as a wish list. Okay, maybe not so content. We love to daydream of what life would look like if we said goodbye to the daily grind of our 9-5 job and started our own business, or how fulfilling it would be to help out at the teen pregnancy center in town, but that’s as far as we get. We dream. We let the voices of doubt creep in and set our dreams and wishes aside.

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