Life’s been kinda hard lately. Not that we’ve personally been hit with difficulties or loss, but it’s been more of a non-stop overwhelming season from family relationship struggles to last minute huge work commitments for Chris (which then affects me). Right when I think the end is in sight, the mirage fades and disappears. A … Continue reading A Guarded Heart
On a crisp morning, over two years ago, I remember sitting on the carpet in a friend’s living room as a group of us had gotten together for a bible study/our kids’ play date. One of my friend’s mentioned a book called Heart Made Whole and how she had recently watched … Continue reading “Heart Made Whole”
Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit when I heard of Hygge (pronounced "hoo-gah"), I thought it was only about candles, blankets, hot chocolate, and all the cozy things. Although great for creating an atmosphere of hygge, I’m learning that it truly encompasses so much more. Hygge is not about accumulating household goods to … Continue reading Let’s Hygge
With November upon us, I can’t help but start thinking of Thanksgiving and the delicious food it entails. Every year, I begin the month with high aspirations of listing something I am grateful for daily leading up to the holiday, yet, every year I only make it in 5 days or so. Yesterday, as I … Continue reading In the Midst of Waiting
A friend recently asked me if I was ever tempted to be bulimic again. I had to really think about it, because if I’m completely honest, yes, there have been times when the idea of overindulging in comfort food and then pulling out a get-out-of-jail-free card in gaining the weight sounds … Continue reading Could Bulimia Tempt Me Again?
Hey guys! Just wanted to let you know I opened an Etsy shop! (Say what?!?) A year ago I would’ve laughed in disbelief at the thought of opening my own business—and a creative one at that. But hey, life is interesting and full of surprises! Check the shop by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KnowlesCreativeCo So how’d this … Continue reading Opened an Etsy Shop
I remember being given the epidural and induced, then waiting for the contractions to do their magic. As time slowly passed (natural vs drugged labor is SO different), I noticed a change in pressure and waited for the nurse to come back before mentioning that maybe it was time to push. … Continue reading Remembering Luke on His 1st Birthday