Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



What To Do When People Judge You

Last week my husband and I had to make the incredibly difficult decision to reach out for high-level care for one of our children. We were at such a tender, fragile moment as parents. While my son was receiving care, the staff met with us to go over his situation and...

DIY Cupcake Paper Garland

Are you looking for a fun, classy way to decorate for an upcoming event? Check out these DIY Cupcake Paper Garlands! My friend Janet put these together for our Graduation/Confirmation Shot-Glass Mini-Servings Party, and the finished look was adorable. These are much...

The BEST, Easiest Raspberry Punch Recipe Ever

This BEST, Easiest Raspberry Punch Recipe Ever is my go-to punch recipe, and you will love how simple and delicious it is! Many punch recipes call for rainbow sherbet, which ends up a distasteful grey color after awhile. I like that this punch stays a pretty red...


My 4 Current Obsessions

by JEFF MARSHALL. Jeff is a musician, humorist, gardener, and uncle from Decatur, IL. Jeff is also Sara's cousin and life-long dear friend. 1) THRIFT SHOPS – I used to be a snob! I really did! I wouldn’t dream of buying hand-me-downs, give-em-ups, or...

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Noticing God’s Hand

Noticing God’s Hand

Noticing God's Hand When we were little, we might have learned to trust our mom or dad, our teachers, perhaps a coach, or maybe a really good friend. We trusted those people because we could tell they cared about us. It could be that you didn’t have this experience....

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Putting my Wheels to the Road for a Worthy Cause

In a few weeks I will ride more than 150 miles in the 25th Courage Classic bicycle tour benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado. The event includes multiple passes through our beautiful Rocky Mountains. I ride in honor of my 5 year old son, Zack.  Zack has a rare...

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