Wanting to be Productive vs Needing Rest

Ever feel like your body is working against you? Like you can’t get anything done because your brain and body are too tired. That’s what I’ve felt this semester. My brain has been taken over by school and work. All the room is given up and I can’t fit in any of the stuff I want to do.

Thrift Store Joy

Thrift Store Joy Thrift stores are amazing! They are where I go to find something that will brighten my day and I know I won’t lose all my money (even if I get a lot of stuff) There’s Sharestuff, Salvation Army, and Goodwill. These stores have made finding joy- as a college student and new apartment renter- easy peesy. Have you ever had a day where you go into these shops and find something amazing? Everyday that I use the items I’ve found at thrift stores, I get a boost…

Polished By Kali- A Handful of Joy

Fall Nails- oh they make my heart happy! I love seeing new designs and colors that other people are wearing on their nails. Whoever came up with the idea to paint nails in the first place Thank You! I find doing my nails relaxes me and it’s another form of doing crafts. It’s an art. There’s something else about a new fresh coat of polish that really makes me feel good. Kali Uhrig shares today how nail art has impacted her. Kali is such a great friend (and sister-in-law). She…

Marrying Your Best Friend

I love being married to my best friend. Chris is always makin’ me laugh. Being married is definitely as amazing as they said it would be. My favorite parts of our journey so far have been decorating the home for fall, making dinners together (he mostly does this but I get to enjoy the meal), and seeing him everyday. In no way, did our relationship get to be this good on our own. There has been so much prayer and support from those around us. I am so thankful for…

Joy

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Joy: How Do I Find It?   I’ve been known to be the jovial type. Joy was natural for me as a kid. I love being happy. Being upset makes me more upset. I try to avoid being upset at all costs. As soon as I see drama heading my way, I find a way to change the subject or get out of the conversation (unless it has to do with a t.v. show- then I love drama). I just really don’t like getting caught up in something when I’ve…