30 People, Day 19: “Mama Kim”

Shout-Out to ‘Mama Kim’ for your example of hospitality. Each Monday night, a loud group of young adults piled into your living room, energetic and hungry, and you never failed to feed us well. As your husband led our Bible study, your role was in the kitchen, preparing loads of delicious food for us. It’s…

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Discovering ‘Self Care’ and What it Means to Me

I’ve disliked the terms self care and self love ever since they became popular buzzwords in the last couple of years. I don’t know where it came from, but suddenly, out of nowhere, the internet was obsessed with this idea of ‘self care.’ A quick Pinterest search gives you: A 30-day self care challenge 50…

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A Holy Prompting to Rest

Hello dear friends. I’ve been musing on the idea of Sabbath for a couple of days. For us, during this busy camp ministry season, we don’t get much rest time, so the few Sabbath moments we do get are craved and precious. Yesterday, Brett brought up a question I’ve never considered before. He pointed out…

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First Friday Favorites #5 – Pinterest Recipes

Today’s First Friday Favorites post is going to be a quick and easy one – I’m just sending you to Pinterest! We all have our Pinterest food boards, right? Personally, I have a board of recipes to actually try out soon, a board of really healthy food, a board of quick, on-the-go food I can make at…

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First Friday Favorites #4 – Spices

  We’ve just relocated from our house in town where we stay in the winter, out to the summer camp where we live and work for most of the year. Here at camp, we live in a small apartment, where the kitchen situation is – well – quite minimal! We have a microwave, mini-fridge, toaster…

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Life Lessons from Yoga

What’s your go-to favorite workout? Mine is definitely yoga! I love it because not only is it stretching, toning, a full-body workout, energizing, and healthy – it’s also gentle. While I enjoy the occasional Zumba session, generally, crazy intense cardio workouts are not my thing. Yoga is perfect for me. Last year I discovered the…

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My Favorite Bra

Yes, this is a blog post about bras. *insert blushing face* But seriously, we all wear them and everybody knows it, so it’s okay to talk about it, right? Today I want to tell you about my new favorite!! Introducing…. the Coobie Bra. It’s a wireless, SUPER comfortable, pull-over-your-head bra with removable pads. For me,…

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First Friday Favorites #2 – Homey Decor Things

This month for First Friday Favorites, I want to show you some creative, decorative things I’ve done in my home recently that I just LOVE. I’m not much of a decorator nor a crafter, unfortunately. But these are simple things that just make me smile when I look at them. Which, in my opinion, are…

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Tracking My Year in Words

For 2017, one of my big goals is to consistently use a planner. I’m mainly going to need this organizational skill over the camp season when life, work, and ministry are busy busy busy and full of deadlines. That starts up in May, but I’m trying to get into the habit already, in this slightly-less-busy…

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Natural Products I’m Using (and loving!)

Hey friends! So over the past year or two, I’ve been making an effort to live a healthier, more natural lifestyle — including the products I use in my home and on my body. Sometimes we don’t realize how much junk, chemicals, fake stuff, and even artificial hormones we are taking in, just through the products…

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