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Honey, I’m Home! A Journey for First-time Home Buyers

You know in “Say Yes to the Dress” the bride rings a bell when she’s found her wedding gown? There should be something like that when you close on your first house! Taylor and I closed on our first house on March 1st, but there was no bell to ring. Instead there were only papers to sign and keys to receive. Nevertheless, the feeling of responsibility, excitement, accomplishment, and happiness was enough celebration for me! This is the story of our journey to buying a house for the very first time. Continue reading “Honey, I’m Home! A Journey for First-time Home Buyers”

Decorating Your Home for God’s Glory

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.” Colossians 3:17

Hi, my name is Rachel and I am a home decor addict. I have always loved to express myself creatively through the things I put in my living space. When I was a kid I played the Sims just so I could design, style, and decorate a house! I am trying to keep this verse in mind when it comes to decorating my new house. This months’ faith mom’s topic was about decorating your home for God’s glory. Needless to say I came prepared to take lots of notes! Continue reading “Decorating Your Home for God’s Glory”

My Spring Bucket List

The groundhog has spoken – it is officially spring! Oh what a joyous season: budding flowers, crisp air, the sun wakes up from her wintery slumber… there’s green all around! I have always thought summer was my favorite season, but I think spring might be taking its place. I have big plans for this spring, so I have created my very first spring bucket list! Here are my top points I would like to accomplish this season. Continue reading “My Spring Bucket List”

An Open Letter to my Husband

On this day twenty four years ago, the most important man in my life was born. He would grow up to be my best friend, husband, father, and leader of our family. God has shaped him into an amazing, hard working, level headed, passionate, and wonderful man. I feel incredibly lucky to spend the rest of my life with him, he has certainly changed my life for the better. Taylor, this is for you. Continue reading “An Open Letter to my Husband”

Faith Moms Discussion Panel

Once a month our church hosts a mom’s group that discusses issues and topics related to motherhood, being a wife, or just being a woman in general. This month was my first time attending the mom’s group, which is called “Faith Moms”. I didn’t know what to expect, but I got tea, small biscuits, free childcare, and a warm group of other moms! Continue reading “Faith Moms Discussion Panel”

The Importance of Love

“If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.”

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