But First, God – Lent Journaling Page

I have a love-hate relationship with social media.  As a stay-at-home mom, some days, social media is the only interaction I have with other adults until my husband comes home.  I realize that some don’t categorize it as actual interaction, but when you are home with little ones, taking a few minutes here and thereContinue reading “But First, God – Lent Journaling Page”

The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Bible Journaling

I have had the honor of being asked to speak about my passion for Bible journaling a handful of time at local MOPs groups, women’s events, and church gatherings.  Each time I speak, I always take questions at the end, and inevitably they tend to focus around the same few topics.  I call them “TheContinue reading “The Who, What, When, Where, and Why of Bible Journaling”

Look on the Bright Side

Any other parent out there secretly cringe when a snow day is announced?  Especially a snow day when there isn’t any actual snow?  Don’t get me wrong, I love snow.  And, I love my kids.  But, this has been a crazy week with schedules interrupted over and over again by school closings and delays.  FridaysContinue reading “Look on the Bright Side”

The Good, the Bad, and the Bacon

Moms are often in charge of memories.  We plan the outings, keep the family calendar, buy the clothes, and work out all of the logistics to help our family create some amazing memories.  But what about the times that it doesn’t work out?  What about when the best laid plans are met with hangry toddlers,Continue reading “The Good, the Bad, and the Bacon”

Transform as a Leader – Mixed Media Bible Journaling

Are you a leader? I’ve never really thought of myself as a leader, but I’m always pegged as a leader by others.  I think its because I am tall.  Which I realize sounds absolutely ridiculous, but I swear its true.  I’m tall, and I am type-A which means I get things done.  So, I getContinue reading “Transform as a Leader – Mixed Media Bible Journaling”

Sunday Secret #1

  It’s reveal time.  The name of my blog is “The Secret Life of a Scrappy Wife,”  so I suppose it’s time to start revealing some secrets.  Here it goes…. Secret #1 My handwriting is terrible, and it just doesn’t matter.   For real, my handwriting is awful.  I progressed to about a second gradeContinue reading “Sunday Secret #1”