Gratitude for Our Veterans

Gratitude for Our Veterans

Each November, my son’s elementary school hosts a special Grandparents Day program. I love how his school takes time each year to honor grandparents. Last Friday, my son and his fourth grade class performed a beautiful and touching tribute to military veterans. During their performance, pictures of grandparents who served in the military were displayed […]

A Legacy Worth Passing Down (with Greek Cake Recipe)

A Legacy Worth Passing Down (with Greek Cake Recipe)

  A copper-tinted recipe box sitting on a ladder bookshelf in my house holds treasures given to me 17 years ago at a bridal shower my precious grandma hosted for me. Grandma invited all her friends to the party, and each of these sweet ladies shared their favorite recipes with me on index cards and […]

Training Up

Training Up

Today, I’m a guest blogger at Pocketful of Motherhood. What an honor this is for me! Over the last year, Hannah at Pocketful of Motherhood has blessed me with her inspirational, encouraging, and creative posts about faith and motherhood. She is a lovely and wise mother and woman of faith, and I’m so thankful for God’s gift of connecting […]

The Clockmaker

The Clockmaker

I’m excited today to share a short story I entered into a contest in 2012.  This story, entitled “The Clockmaker,” was awarded the Reader’s Choice Story in the 2012 HIS Writer’s Flash Fiction Contest and was published in a special edition of Harpstring Magazine. I hope you enjoy it! :0) *   *   *   *   *   […]

For Granted or With Gratitude?

For Granted or With Gratitude?

In the weeks and days leading up to Thanksgiving, many of us take time to reflect on all that we are thankful for. One of the ways my family does this is with our “Thanksgiving Tree” tradition. {Click here to learn more about this tradition.}  But thankfulness is more than a one-holiday-a-year recognition. It’s a way of living day to day. […]