I remember the first time I saw my mom cry. I've talked with a lot of friends as we all have begun to realize the fact that our parents are, in fact, human--and all of us can remember the first time we saw (read: made) our mothers cry. For me, I was in the backseat of… Continue reading The Power of Choice
Dear Reader, I will not lie to you; it's been a rough few weeks. It's one of those times where nothing seems to be going how I planned; and I'm a little bit on spiritual autopilot. Yesterday a friend asked what had me down and I rattled off a laundry list of all the things… Continue reading The Weirdest Prayer Ever
As a serial renter, I've moved around to many houses and apartment of varying levels of cleanliness, so I've learned on the job about how to scrub, scrub, scrub my way to a comfortable, livable home. But even if you're not a renter, messes--and big ones!--just happen sometimes. Here are a couple of the mess-attracting-est… Continue reading Deep Cleaning Tips
Make-up brushes are pretty gross. They collect grime and bacteria that I don't even want to think about, let alone smear all over my face. And after many years spent pouring money down the drain buying new brushes, I thought, there's gotta be a better way. So I started researching the best way to clean them. Obviously,… Continue reading How to Clean your Make-up Brushes
I am one of an elite few who looks forward to Saturdays for the cleaning time. All week, I watch eagerly as the mess around me gets worse and worse because it's just a greater before-after picture for me come Saturday. My affection for cleaning is common knowledge for the people around me, so I… Continue reading The Essential Saturday Chores
I love the Lord and choosing each day to attempt something resembling holiness, but I'm hardly an expert at getting it right.