Ideas for a Brain Break. Edition 2

This post is for the people who doodle. The doodlers, if you were. You don’t have to be an artist. You don’t have to be good at drawing. Like, not even a little bit good. This is for you, not for mass consumption, right? Who cares if it’s gorgeous because that’s not what it’s about….

James Clear “My 2016 Integrity Report”

Hello James Clear is an author and blogger who writes about forming habits, human behavior, creativity and other really inspiring and interesting topics. I read one of his blog posts yesterday and thought it was so special I wanted to share it with you guys. The post is “My 2016 Integrity Report”. He writes about…

2016 Six Month Check-In Challenge

May is almost over and June marks the second half of 2016. This is a great time to stop and reassess where we are with our goals, planning, preparation and most importantly our execution. What are we actually getting done?! For some of us we are kicking things off our goal list like crazy and…

A New Perspective on the Start to Your Day.

I was at church yesterday and my pastor said “Stress is when you are trying to take responsibility for something you have no authority over.” I immediately thought “Guilty”. I am so guilty of this. I try to take responsibility for all kinds of things that I simply have no authority over. Then I thought…

My latest realities + Where the Bento’s have gone

Hello all, so…I’ve taken another small break from blogging mainly due to my need to re-assess and make some alterations to my life. I hope that it gives you the warm fuzzies to know that I missed you terribly! Some things I have been thinking about: -Purpose. Wanting to live my life in a way that is…

Bento boxes from last week + some Pirate’s Booty!

Hello all!! Here are our Bento boxes from last week. The week was kind of hectic and we allcrashed on Friday 🙂 Peanut butter crackers, mandarin orange wedges with a strawberry fruit flat cut out. Pretzels, marshmallows and apple chunks with a flower cut out. This is the result of my first attempt at making…

Pack Your Purse!

My mother has always given me the same piece of advice. No matter if I was trying to decide which college to attend, what relationships to end or pursue or if starting a new career would be in my best interest. She has always advised “To thine own self, be true”. I should think of…

Looking through the “Mommy Lens”

Here’s my concern: that you care for God’s flock with all the diligence of a shepherd. Not because you have to, but because you want to please God. Not calculating what you can get out of it, but acting spontaneously. Not bossily telling others what to do, but tenderly showing them the way.” 1st Peter…