The Gratitude Project: Week 33

"I felt as though I caught a simple, modern-day glimpse of what Mary must have felt so many centuries ago." This week's Gratitude Project explores some moments which made this mama's heart smile - and, reminded her of simple beauty even when the rest of the world around us is heavy. What are you grateful for this week?

CWBN Blog Hop: One Blogger’s Hopes & Dreams for 2018

This month's CWBN blog hop topic is "Our Hopes and Dreams for 2018." In today's piece, I address my hopes and dreams for 2018 - spanning family, career, and personal goals. What goals do you have for 2018?

Holiday Party Food in the South: A “Recipe”

Looking for a side-dish that starts out by looking like "fresh Christmas in a bowl"? Want a colder dish, since you live in a climate not conducive to hot sides? Or, want something to store away for the summer months or next great gathering? Don't miss the links to the recipe I recently made (and recommend)!

The Gratitude Project: Week Fourteen

"It is a moment for which I am most grateful. It served as a reminder that there are times where the weight of life lifts, and the beauty appears on the horizon." This week's Gratitude Project wasn't quite a tangible "thing," as opposed to a heart-moment... a tangible moment, which made me take pause to enjoy the beauty. What are you most grateful for this week?

The Gratitude Project: Week Three

This week's The Gratitude Project identifies one thing which is seemingly minor and insignificant, but plays a huge (positive) impact on our family's functioning! Don't miss it... and, don't forget to let me know in the comments - for what are you most grateful this week?