Christmas Traditions Ornament

Christmas Traditions

Many of my friends shared their Christmas traditions this year through Facebook and Twitter. I was so inspired by their creative ideas that I began writing down both our own traditions and some I would like to incorporate into the future. Our move…

10 Things My #Allume Roommates Should Know About Me

10 Things My #Allume Roommates Should Know About Me

When I attended the first Relevant Conference in 2010, I shared a list of ten things my roommates should know, it’s still pretty accurate. But now the Conference is called Allume, and reposting something from two years ago would be…

My house shall be called…

We sold our home, it was an answer to prayer. It was an answer to many prayers. People we do not even know have prayed for us. I think it is easy for us to take a moment and pray…

The Finale

The Finale

Today I am going to finish telling you about our drive across the country because it was over a month ago everyone likes a happy ending. I think part of why it seemed so hard to write about the next…

Foto Friday–#6 Guitar

One of the most amazing conversations I had at Relevant was with Mela Kamin. This mother of three, singer, and blue-guitar owning woman shared her story with me as we waited in line during a book signing Saturday. (I kept…

Haven – Cleaning Up Clutter Challenge

  Oh Courtney! How did you know?! We women are not so different from each other, are we? I woke up early with my husband this morning and do you know what caught my eye? His t-shirt and boots in…

My Heart is Alive…with the Sound of Music

This weekend reminded me of how much I miss singing. Years ago, a patient and kind young Music Minister encouraged me to work through my fear of being in front of an audience to share my voice with others. (Thank…