“I hope this book is obsolete by the time our kids get older,” I expressed to my husband. And then I wrote this for the book’s dedication: This book is […]


The Best Defense

Apr 2, 2014 by

You know how they say the best defense is a good offense? Of course, I’m not sure who “they” are. I was never much of an athlete. Truth be told, […]

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It seems like January mornings are as discombobulated as September ones are, at least in my house. Two weeks off of school for the holidays, plus another few days of […]


(in)courage began more than four years ago as a God-sized dream in the hearts of Stephanie Bryant and me {Holley}. We watched this little space on the web grow in […]

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It happened in the kitchen. Around a skillet of cheesy eggs and another one full of turkey bacon. Breakfast for dinner only happens when Daddy is home late from work. […]


UPDATED:: Oh how we have enjoyed reading through the posts linked up here! All of your words are just so wonderful– your traditions, decor, how you celebrate this Season (or […]

Lyrics for Life

DaySpring’s annual Super Sale is going on now and it’s the biggest sale of the year! Everything at DaySpring.com is 30% off through the end of the day today with […]

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Hey, Friend, pull up a chair and lean in close because I want to have a heart-to-heart talk with you about something that’s important for all of us as women. […]