The 33

Last night was date night with my boys (13 and 15). We went to see “The 33” and we’re not sorry. The boys and I were very moved by the movie and would definitely recommend it. (Though maybe not from the front row, which was our only option. Oy! It...

Woodlawn

Last night, we filled our family room with friends for an ADVANCED SCREENING of the new Christian movie we’ve all been waiting for – WOODLAWN. This movie is truly top-notch entertainment with a bold Gospel message. Before I tell you about the movie, let me tell you...

A Week of Lean and Green #1

I am a meal planner and have been for about 12 years now. I typically do a two-week plan and then create my grocery list accordingly. It saves us money, I almost always have what I need when I need it, and we eat much healthier. Seriously, what do you do when...

My Sacred Yeses

Dear Susie, This summer, I had the privilege of leading a group of women through your new book, Your Sacred Yes: Trading Life-Draining Obligation for Freedom, Passion, and Joy. When I was given the opportunity to review your book, I knew immediately that this was a...

Traveling Lighter: No More Weighty Baggage

        I’ve carried around a lot of weighty baggage … until now. My first memory related to my weight happened when I was about 9 years old. I remember that I was wearing tan corduroy pants that were snug. I was hanging over the back of our loveseat when a friend of...