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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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A Model of Beauty // Inside & Out

Did you know Titus 2:2 applies to not only the older MEN, but also to the women?

I had never thought of that before reading the chapter for this week of Adornedby Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  (Me mum is hosting a book study---check out this post to better understand)
Why do you say this, yo…

What's in a Name? || Nicknames!

It's Monday!  And that means November 1st is literally TWO. DAYS. AWAY. Who's ready for NaNoWriMo??? *shakes head furiously*
But that's okay.  It seems I'm more of the procrastinate until last possible moment and then fly by the wind kinda girl anyways. . . ;D
Well, today I've got…

What Makes an Epic Story?

Funny thing. . .   I wasn't receiving any comments on my blog, which usually come through my email when someone posts them.  But I hadn't had ANY for what seemed like months, and was beginning to think no one loved me. . . TT_TT  UNTIL I checked the "awaiting moderation" section on…


Welcome back, dear ones!   How fares your day?  Can you believe November is LITERALLY around the corner??
> > > > > > > > > > < < < < < < < < < < It seems the older we get, the more meaning a word of encouragement has to us. You agree?
I me…

What's in a Name?

Happy Monday, all!   How was your weekend, my friends?  Mine was good, though the hubby has come down with a head-cold and Gabe has been fussy due to minor tummy issues. . .
But other than that, Autumn weather has officially made it's appearance!  And while I'm ready for the sweaters, scarve…

KNOW THE NOVEL // Writer's Link-up!

It's a brand-spankin', shiny new, writerly link-up, y'all!! And it's created by the Ever-Lovely Elvish Forest Queen Herself: Christine! of Musings of an Elf.  :]  :]  :]
Pop on over here to see the introductory post!

1.  What first sparked the idea for this novel? Come to thin…

Goings On || And Living ADORNED

Wow, dear beans.  Can you believe we are halfway through October?? Seriously, I cannot.  And my baby just passed the seven week mark last Monday. . . #WHUT  O___________O  He's growing so fast!  He weighs a little over ten pounds now from his 6 lb. 14 oz. birth weight.  I just want him to pleas…

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In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
Drama Update! [w/ link to Behind-the-Scenes]
The first weekend of shows has passed!   All went rather smoothly, with only a few minor glitches.…
Excerpt from "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" [THE ROOM]
I don't know if I mentioned this or not in my review of Joshua Harris' I Kissed Dating Goo…
What's in a Name? >> 3rd Monday Edition
Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet? We've ha…