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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It was fun to step out of the mom-zone and join our friend, Hunter Beless on the Journeywomen podcast to talk about perfectionism. While neither Emily or I would call ourselves traditional “perfectionists,” when we dig a bit deeper, we find we trap into the trap of trying to “be enough” or “do enough” to […]

September 22, 2019

Journeywomen Podcast: Perfectionism

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Emily and I had a great time joining the Adorned Ministries podcast for their series, “Our Gifts, His Glory.” On the show, we talk about what it looks like to use the gift of motherhood for God’s glory. We cover all sorts of things in this show and it was a fun, casual conversation with […]

August 30, 2019

Adorned Podcast: Our Gifts, His Glory