marriage & relationships, Uncategorized

taking care of yourself pre-wedding

13 days out from our wedding, and it's getting real! Today I wanted to share some ways I have been taking care of myself amid the stress of wedding prep and moving. While some people go on extreme pre-wedding diets, adopt new workout routines, or spend lots of money on new skincare methods, I haven't… Continue reading taking care of yourself pre-wedding

Advertisements
faith, Uncategorized

why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

You know you grew up in the early 2000s purity culture movement if you have seen "modest is hottest" in bubblegum pink on a t-shirt... and you kind of wanted it. Honest confession; in 7th grade, I thought the phrase was pretty catchy and cool. When you're wearing boys' cargo shorts so you don't "cause… Continue reading why modest isn’t hottest, and it wasn’t ever supposed to be

marriage & relationships, Uncategorized

3 unexpected things about engagement

Almost 2 months in, I now consider myself the resident expert in engagements. Not really, but wow can you learn a lot in such a short time. Or maybe not learn so much as realize what you don't know. As we close in on the last month before the wedding, I wanted to share some… Continue reading 3 unexpected things about engagement

faith, Uncategorized

to 14 year old me

Oh girl. Overcome by comparison and determined to simultaneously blend in and stand out so you won’t be too much like them, yet just camouflaged enough to be safe and secure. You are finding your worth in rude comments by immature boys that both bolster you and bruise you. You don’t think you care, but… Continue reading to 14 year old me

faith, Uncategorized

faithfulness while waiting

life is a compilation of transitory seasons More and more as I catch myself referring to my current season as a “waiting season,” or “a season of transition,” I become disgusted with those over-used phrases. There is nothing wrong with them except for the fact that I can’t remember the last time I didn’t use… Continue reading faithfulness while waiting