10 Most Popular Posts {so far in 2012}


When illness struck our house this morning I knew I didn’t have time to put together an elaborate Top 10 Tuesday post, so I thought it’d be fun to look back over the past month and a half to see what the top posts of 2012 have been so far…… Read More »

“Before Your First Book” by Jeff Goins

Connections Before Content

Recently, I had the opportunity to download a copy of Jeff Goins’ new eBook, Before Your First Book – 5 Tips to Getting Published Now, as well as a copy of his eBook, Every Writer’s Dream. As an “aspiring” writer, I have found Jeff’s blog, weekly newsletter, and eBooks to… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Vlogging Tips

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After being asked by a number of blogging friends to share my “vlogging prowess” with them, I thought I would offer up a Top 10 Vlogging Tips post for my Top 10 Tuesday post this week. {If you can’t see the video embedded below, please visit the blog to watch… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Tips from "The Money Saving Mom’s Budget"


{From the Author}: This book is the culmination of years of personally living frugally and simply and teaching others how to have a paradigm shift about money. I’m more than a little excited about it (more like crazily ecstatic about it!) because I believe its message is direly needed, especially… Read More »

Top 10 {or 12} Tuesday: 2011 in Review

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I thought it would be fun to take a look back over the year on the blog, using a quick and simple formula to do so: Find the first post published each month. Share the title and first sentence from the post. Here are my “first” posts from 2011… won’t… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes & Pictures from Women of Faith Imagine


I was privileged to be able to attend the Women of Faith Imagine conference in Milwaukee, WI, last month thanks to BookSneeze. Here are a few photos from the weekend {all taken with my iPhone and published via Instagram} and a few of my favorite quotes… — “Live fully in… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes from Sheila Walsh


This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Women of Faith conference in Milwaukee with my sister!! The main speaker for the event was Sheila Walsh {she was also joined by Dr. Henry Cloud, Lisa Harper, Angie Smith, Nicole Johnson, and Luci Swindoll}, and she shared some great… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes from Grace for the Good Girl {book review}


{From the Publisher}: You’re strong. You’re responsible. You’re good. But… …as day fades to dusk, you begin to feel the familiar fog of anxiety, the weight and pressure of holding it together and of longing left unmet. Good girls sometimes feel that the Christian life means doing hard work with… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes from A Confident Heart


{From the Publisher}: Step out of the shadows of self-doubt to live with a confident heart. Ever feel like you’re not good enough, smart enough, or valuable enough? Renee Swope understands. Even with a great family, a successful career, and a thriving ministry, she still struggled with self-doubt. Sharing her… Read More »

Top 10 Tuesday: Quotes from "Desires of My Heart"


An avid reader, I tend to buy a large number of books (or convince the publishers to give them to me for free in exchange for a review), so my “to read” list is long and the pile of books on my desk is constantly growing! I’ve recently started buying… Read More »