the blog

I started blogging in 2010. Named after the street of my first home, Oakland Avenue, my first blog was where I where I fell in love with the craft of writing and the beauty of interior design. It was the heyday of blogging and I jumped on the bandwagon with all the fever and enthusiasm I could muster. While I don't blog like that anymore, I'm thankful for those days because they led me here. I actually removed all the archives of that blog a year or two ago. (Don't worry, I printed them out and they're in a book now.) But I've found I still need a place to keep the features and writing I have on other sites, so that's what this space is for.

If you'd like to keep up with where I'm at on the internet, this is the place. 

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Hi friends! I am thrilled to be here at Gold & Graphite today. I started following Jill quite a while ago and I immediately fell in love with her kiddos, aesthetic, mad lettering and illustration skills, and of course, above all, her heart for the Lord. I’ll never forget a post she wrote recently on […]

May 6, 2019

A Day In The Life — Laura Wifler

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Hi friends! My name is Laura Wifler. I’m the co-founder and Executive Director of Risen Motherhood, a nonprofit ministry that brings gospel-hope to moms. I’m a wife to Mike and momma to three young children, Eli (6), Colette (4), and Eden (21 months) and we live in middle of the cornfields of central Iowa. My days […]

April 13, 2019

a day in HER life – Laura Wifler