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LAURA GELLA “I was 19 years old before I ever heard the name of Jesus Christ”

October 13, 2017

I met Laura and her husband a couple of months back. This past week they were here for our Missions Conference Sunday. I’m pretty sure I heard her testimony at least eight times that morning as she went and told it to the different classes. Yet each time it had the same exact effect on me as if I was hearing it for the first time. I could try and tell you her story, but it doesn’t do justice to…

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October 8, 2017

It feels so unreal to think that in less than a few days I will be 6 months….3 month away from meeting this kid!! what??!! Is this real life? I am seriously getting so excited!! The funny thing is I literally have not bought ONE single baby thing. haha!! I walk through the mall and see all the cute kid stuff but just haven’t ended up buying anything yet. I may just go buy a baby bottle one day just…

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Karls 20th Birthday

September 30, 2017

So I have been hanging out with Karl for years now and just found out last month that he was going to be turning 20! I don’t know why but for some reason I thought he was only 15 and going to be turning 16. Anyway, because of it being his 20th birthday and having never done something special for his birthday, I decided to throw him a surprise birthday party! He loved it. He cried. I walked with him…

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September 26, 2017

Yesterday was Ryan’s birthday. This year, we decided to go on a picnic for lunch instead of a restaurant. So we ended up going to this field where we had gone about 6 years ago to do a photoshoot with a family. At first, we were disappointed because it had been turned into a field. They had a bunch of stuff planted, but when we looked out further we realized that part of the little shed that was there years…

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FOOD Pregnancy

Quaker Instant Oatmeal: Easy Breakfast for Lazy (a.k.a ME) Pregnant Women

September 12, 2017

I’m honestly not a breakfast person and since I’ve been pregnant I have even less of a desire to have breakfast. I’d much rather sleep through the morning..BUT I realize I can’t. It’s not just me anymore so I have to literally make a conscious effort to eat in the morning. If I don’t I am sick the rest of the day no matter if I have a big lunch or dinner! Ryan and I will occasionally have hotdogs and…

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