5 Qualities for Self-Improvement

Did you ever make a list of all the qualities you wanted your future husband or wife to have? My list has changed a lot over the years. At one point, I was totally concerned with my future husband’s hair and eye colors. Now, my list centers more on qualities like respect, contentment, loyalty, faith, etc. Growing up, my mom always told be that to … Continue reading 5 Qualities for Self-Improvement

5 Amazing Gluten-Free Alternatives!

(NOTE: This post is NOT sponsored. There are just foods that I like.) Some people choose to be gluten free. Others do so for medical reasons. I fall somewhere in the middle. I’m not allergic to gluten, but I do have some digestive/hormonal issues and have been recommended to see if going gluten free makes a difference. It’s only been a few months now and … Continue reading 5 Amazing Gluten-Free Alternatives!

When You Feel Stuck in a Rut…

It’s hard to believe it’s already December! Today, I wanted to write about why I’ve been so negligent at blogging this year. To put it simply, I’ve been going through depression. I never fully understood depression in the past. I always thought people were overreacting or stressing out, but now I get it. I’m by no means a medical expert nor do I want to … Continue reading When You Feel Stuck in a Rut…

The Importance of Kindness – A Lesson from Ellen

Chances are, you’ve probably heard of the whole Ellen DeGeneres and George W. Bush sitting together at the Cowboys’ game incident that happened earlier this week. Basically, a lot of people were angry that Ellen DeGeneres (a lesbian liberal) would sit next to George Bush (a right-winged former president against homosexuality). And Ellen’s comment absolutely blew my mind, in the best way possible. Here’s what … Continue reading The Importance of Kindness – A Lesson from Ellen

The Lyrics of Patriotic Songs May Surprise You

Originally posted on Live So Fully:
Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington D.C. (photo by RaeAnn Jent) Hey everyone, I hope your Fourth of July is off to a great start. Happy 242nd Birthday, America! One of my favorite parts of the Fourth of July or Memorial Day are patriotic songs. No kidding, I used to march around the house singing You’re a Grand Old Flag while waving… Continue reading The Lyrics of Patriotic Songs May Surprise You

God’s Not Done with You!

Have you ever wondered why? Why am I here? What is my purpose? Why did this happen to me? Why hasn’t it happened yet? There’s so much in life we don’t understand and sometimes it just gets depressing. But no matter how “done” we feel, there’s hope. I recently heard this song from Tauren Wells and it’s such an amazing reminder of God’s truth! God … Continue reading God’s Not Done with You!

3 Tips for Online Thrifting

I recently discovered the world of online thrifting and am not sure I can go back to regular stores now. So if you’re looking for ways to purchase new-to-you items without overpaying, online thrifting may be perfect for you! This post isn’t sponsored in any way, but I’m mainly focusing on Poshmark. I’ve heard good things about ThreadUp, but haven’t personally tried it. So basically, … Continue reading 3 Tips for Online Thrifting