blanket · WIP

My Week In Stitches – Baby Blankets Without Owners

I always feel like I have catching up to do when I miss long periods of time.  I know I don't "have to" but this time I definitely will, because there's a story to it. See, once upon a time (around May) I started making baby blankets.  I have only made a couple of baby… Continue reading My Week In Stitches – Baby Blankets Without Owners

Bible · personal growth

Digging Deeper: On the Usefulness of the Aesthetic

Ephesians 2:10 tells us that God created us for good works, works that He “prepared beforehand” for us. As someone who makes things by hand, I sometimes wonder if I contribute “enough” to the Kingdom. Goodness, as a mom with a full time secular career I wonder that. But here in Exodus, I find people just like me, prepared by upbringing and situation to be in the exact place God needed to fulfill His purpose. Usefulness is not determined by what we do, but by how we do it - cheerfully, obediently, skillfully, and with complete commitment.

2016 · 21 Day Fix · Beachbody · book · clean eating · fitness · Happy New Year · · making changes · PiYo · resolutions · Shakeology

I Don’t Make Resolutions

Happy New Year! 2015 brought a lot of changes for me, unfortunately those changes took a lot of mental energy! The beginning of a new year is a great time to review the previous year, identify things you want to change, and take steps to improve for the next year. Most people make resolutions, but… Continue reading I Don’t Make Resolutions

21 Day Fix · Christmas · goals · holiday · · Thanksgiving

7 Tips For Enjoying Holiday Food Without Quitting Your Goals

Hey everyone, I know it's the day before Thanksgiving, so if you're traveling you may have some trouble implementing these tips.  But they really work any time you are headed someplace and you aren't in control of the food!First things first, I want to say that I LOVE Thanksgiving.  It is my favorite holiday, by… Continue reading 7 Tips For Enjoying Holiday Food Without Quitting Your Goals