People. Imagine a dream in which your closet shrank to one third of its current size. Your stuff didn't shrink though; it's still full size! Can you cope? I'm living the dream! You've probably heard the statistic that most people wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the time. Truth. When we decided to tackle … Continue reading Living Small – Closet Edition
Why are things so complicated? Life is hard. I’m pretty sure I’m supposed to live a simple life on a quiet beach… Here I am in the pursuit of simplicity. Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, … Continue reading Lavender in the Pursuit of Simplicity
It’s craft time! I just made an Essential Oil infused candle! It was easy peasy! We know that burning traditional candles is bad for you – tons of toxins. But admit it, we miss the mesmerizing flickering light. Young Living’s Desert Mist diffuser has a candle flicker setting and it’s awesome, but sometimes you just … Continue reading Fall Candle DIY, y’all!
Well, you've asked, so here is a bit of my new "living small" life. To catch up (for those of you who've been absent) we sold our house, moved to a new town, and moved in with my mother in law. It's a good thing. It gives me time to follow my dreams. And teaches … Continue reading Living Small, Part 1
As parents of the groom, we have the honor of hosting the rehearsal dinner. Now our boy is not a flowery child, so the rehearsal dinner couldn't be either! When I asked T what he wanted from the dinner experience he said, "Keep it simple Momma. Family style. I want it to be relaxed, not … Continue reading Decorating Rehearsal Dinner for a destination wedding
B's older brother gets married exactly one week from today! We couldn't be more excited for him or happier to welcome Grace into our family. Having a wedding on the horizon is making us reminisce on ours. Just 2 and a 1/2 years ago, we were in their shoes and still clearly remember all the … Continue reading What We Wish Someone Had Told Us One Week Before Our Wedding
Did you know that my son is getting married in a few weeks? Of course you did! One of the things I love to do for my kids is to give them furniture pieces for their new home and help them begin to decorate and nest. When I asked my son what they needed, the … Continue reading A place to put your feet up
Part two in a series. If you missed part one, find it here (Eye on the Prize) In my last post, I wrote about motivation. My topic today is about the God given opportunities to use that motivation. We all have hopes and dreams of where we want to be in the near and distant … Continue reading Praying: Results vs. Opportunities
B has lived in her current apartment for a year now and she has a consistent complaint. Not enough light fixtures! It's okay during the day when you can open the curtains (if you want to foot the bill for the AC), but at night there's not enough light. Why don't they have ceiling lights … Continue reading There is light!
Hey y’all! My name is Wil, husband to Bethany and son in law to Carol. Golf and sweet tea are my favorite things. I am a Pastor’s son and a very easily motivated person. I've got a thought that I want to share. Something that B and I have been talking a lot about lately... … Continue reading Eye On the Prize