What about when you’re alone with your boyfriend or future boyfriend?
Countless friends have recently asked me this question, and I feel as though it is such a hard battle to face and discuss. I tried my best to be understanding and transparent, and every time I prayed about this for my sweet friends, a word kept coming to my mind: boundaries.

Be the Girl with Mel & Janell


Having to navigate through dating (that’s a whole other blog for another day!).
Feeling the pressure to look good enough to attract someone.
Third-wheeling. The single life is no easy thing. Here's a perspective to challenge you right where you are during this season.

If You're Single (and Tired of It)


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It’s the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Are you tired of eating turkey leftovers yet? :) Did you score any great deals on Black Friday? For all of you who have attempted to hold out until AFTER Thanksgiving to get into the Christmas spirit, congratulations. You can now press play on your favorite Christmas music, turn up […]


{Be Successful} A Thankful Heart

Thanksgiving has now passed, but I wanted to take a quick moment to list a few things for you all that I am so thankful to have in my life! I am thankful for: -coffee -a wood-stove to keep my house warm -an adorable golden retriever -a family who loves me and encourages me -friends […]


Thanksgiving is here once again.  It comes around so fast every year, doesn’t it?  This is seriously my favorite time of year.  Hands down.  The leaves are still falling from the trees and covering the ground, but there are still bits of color sprinkled along the landscapes and every where you walk, you hear a […]

Spiritual Growth

1. I am thankful for my relationship, and the forgiveness that I have found in Christ Jesus. 2. I am thankful for my family, and for all the support and love that they have given me, and continue to give me. 3. I am thankful for the friends that I have had, and for the […]

Spiritual Growth

I can’t believe the holiday season is here!  These weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas truly are the most wonderful of the year, I think. I’ve been reflecting all month long about what I’m most thankful for, and the list seems to get longer by the day. The past year was FULL of change for me […]


I love to write letters. Using the old-fashioned snail mail ways of course. There is something personal and meaningful about writing and receiving a letter  from a friend. I’m able to put my heart out on paper through words, in ways I would not be able to verbally portray. Now, I am writing you a […]

Spiritual Growth

This week I made my annual shopping trip to get Thanksgiving cards for our families. I walked up to the display in two major stores and had to search for the Thanksgiving section. It was pitiful. I think I’ve seen graduation sections larger than these. I started reading through cards in an attempt to find […]


I am so excited to announce the winners of the November Thankfulness Giveaway!!! For the first book, Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Leigh DeMoss we have : Marianela Holmes who commented that she is thankful for life! For the second book, One Thousand Gifts (Devotional) by Ann Voskamp we have: Allie Rittle who commented – “I’m […]


Hey! I’m Johnna Johnson, I’m a portrait and wedding photographer from Arkansas, I’ve been shooting for almost four years now, and I can definitely say photography is my passion. The thing that most excited me about this shoot was the seniors enthusiasm. She was thrilled to be taking her senior photos, and her attitude was […]

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“’Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be […]

Spiritual Growth

by: Kristen Ungerecht Dear 18, Oh, darling! You have so much in store for you in the days to come. God has so much in store for you- a lot of change, a lot of growth, a lot of new. You’ll be off to learn about that one thing that most makes sense for you […]


      Crystal Wilkerson from the Photog Law Blog (GREAT resource – http://www.photoglawblog.com ) is our guest author for today. Enjoy her legal wisdom about Pinterest!   Within thirty days after I joined Pinterest (www.pinterest.com), I had created a virtual corkboard with dozens upon dozens of inspiring photographs that I thought I may use  one […]


It is giveaway time!!!!!! This month on the blog I will be giving away two books that I love and that have the theme of thankfulness! The first book is – Choosing Gratitude by Nancy Leigh DeMoss! I really enjoyed this book and the 30-day devotional that comes in the back of the book! I […]



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