Recently, we had a discussion with our church group about the story of the woman washing Jesus' feet. (Luke 7:36-50). We are working through book about Life Groups and I gotta say, this session hit home for me. It is not unusual for me to find our studies intriguing and eye opening. It’s one of … Continue reading I want to be a prostitute…
hoop·la [ˈho͞oˌplä, ˈho͝opˌlä] NOUN excitement surrounding an event or situation, especially when considered to be unnecessary fuss: "the hoopla and ceremony of international competition" Stella & Dot's annual empowerment conference filled with amazing sessions, swag and sisterhood. "This year's Hoopla will be a gamechanger!" So, in case you're wondering, I have never taken a … Continue reading Hoopla!!!
Something you should know about me that you might not know is...I LOVE fashion. I love everything about it!! I love the glitz and glamour, the sleek and the flashy. I love clean lines, bold statements and 'making it work'... EV-ER-Y-THING! I couldn't tell you how exactly it started but I'm thinking it was somewhere … Continue reading A Brief look into my Love Affair with Fashion… Pre-Hoopla thoughts.
Let's Hear it for New York When I was younger, I wanted to go to NYU. That was my life plan and I didn't care about anything else except that I had to make it there. I was instantly attracted to any show or movie that was based in New York. I read everything I could … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day Trips
Our second night in the tent was rough for me. I thought the exhaustion from the day and the sounds of rain would be a perfect mix to get a fantastic night's sleep but instead it put my paranoia into overdrive. While I love nature and camping, I am terrified of 'hill people'. Not to … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day 6 – See the Line Where the Sky Meets the Sea?
Today was such a great family day! We somehow, despite staying up til all hours in the night, woke up at the crack of dawn! And by we, I mean the wee little ones who stayed up whispering til midnight. We got to see my sister's new church and Jeremy got another great taste of … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day Three
I vaguely remember going camping as a young child when we moved from California to Virginia, but I don't remember us ever camping after that. I remember wanting to camp. My parent's had backpacked a lot before kids, so our basement was full of awesome gear that I would beg to use. The sleeping outside … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day 4 & 5 Camping in Maine – Sagadahoc Bay Style
I love traveling. (Obviously) I enjoy every aspect though...the packing, making the arrangements, planning activities and just exploring the world. I love rest stops and mom and pop diners and I LOVE hotels! If I could get paid to just review hotels and resorts...I would never lose interest in my work. Like ever... However, I … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day two
Today is day one of our last trips out East for a while and I’m not quite sure how to handle that thought. My parents convinced me in high school to stay home and go to community college for a couple years to save money. Then, immediately after school started, they decided to move to … Continue reading Best Last Trip – Day One
This is the part where I take all those reasons why we are not on the road from my last post and I play devils advocate to dispel all those excuses. First up... Family Well of course we would miss our family but the thing about family is that they aren't going away. They're going … Continue reading No really…why not?