Finding the Right Friendship Filter

Finding the Right Friendship Filter

It’s easy to make acquaintances, it’s harder to make quality friends. We bounce from friend group to friend group looking for the people we can bestow the coveted title “besties” to. We are on the search not just for some women we can occasionally meet for happy hour,...
Tools to Strengthen Your Friendship With Your Spouse

Tools to Strengthen Your Friendship With Your Spouse

When Tim and I met, it was pretty close to “love at first sight.” Within weeks we knew that this was good, and God gave us green lights to move forward towards engagement. Within a year of our first “hello,” we were married. Oh…and then months later, we found out we...
Picking Yourself Up After a Bad Friendship

Picking Yourself Up After a Bad Friendship

Friendship is weird. There’s some good weird and bad weird and we fall somewhere in the middle because friendship will never be perfect. Women will let us down. They will forget the important things and remember the small petty things. They will intentionally or...
Did Your Friendship Make a Difference in 2018?

Did Your Friendship Make a Difference in 2018?

You made a difference in your community this year: ✨ You made a new friend. ✨ You travelled long distances to stay connected. ✨ You brought over monster cookies when she called about her bad day. ✨ You started a bible study to go deeper. ✨ You wore matching t-shirts...
How to Create an Unforgettable Friendsgiving

How to Create an Unforgettable Friendsgiving

Every year, Thanksgiving becomes more difficult to travel home. Flight prices increase, jobs give fewer vacation days, and I find myself choosing to stay in the city during the holiday (even though this year we do get to go back to my hometown). As the day approaches,...
How to Balance Food and Friend Time

How to Balance Food and Friend Time

Food. It’s usually an ingredient to time well spent with friends. But how do we balance the plate of brownies with good boundaries? Do you give yourself a pep talk before you go to an event, telling yourself you won’t eat the pizza and stick to the veggie tray?...
How do you engage in friendship as a family?

How do you engage in friendship as a family?

Family friendships are dynamic. That’s the best way I can describe it. It is never easy, your best friend ‘s husband may have totally different interests then your husband and when you add kids into the mix it is extra crazy sauce in the recipe of friendship. Hunter...
Backyard Rainbow Birthday Brunch

Backyard Rainbow Birthday Brunch

I love my birthday! Growing up, my mom always made them so special, unique and one-of-a kind celebrations. So, the tradition continues. Now, I host my own birthday parties and I love to plan occasions that are a treat for my friends and a celebration of how much they...
My Best Tips for Hosting Big Gatherings

My Best Tips for Hosting Big Gatherings

It can be really intimidating to host a large number of people. How do you feed them all? How do you make sure everyone is having a good time? I want to know that my guests are having a good time, feel comfortable and walk away chatting about how glad they were that...