• Valentine’s Day Wish List 3 Ways- the small, local, and spectacular shops we’re loving right now

    Growing up, we were taught by our mama to never be afraid to ask for the things you want in life. This was a strong feminist lesson about having self-confidence, and at its core was the belief that we are worthy as people and merit the best and biggest in life. At its surface, the same lesson was frequently demonstrated in the retail sense. Our feisty mama was never afraid to ask for things she wanted, and ask she did! One of her favorite phrases was “if you ever want to get me something‚Ķ” On this ever expanding list was Chanel no. 5 perfume, l’occitane hand cream, bedazzled cowboy boots,…

  • A Nice Wife

    If you are on Facebook and your friends are anything like mine you have probably noticed a popular article getting lots of attention titled something to the effect of “I’m Dating Someone Even Though I’m Married” and when you click into it, it is a call from a pastor and husband to date your spouse. It is not a new concept, ¬†but it is a good reminder. Where I think most people go wrong, myself included, is that we think dates when we hear dating. Between my 12 hour days at work, taking care of the farm animals and renovating our farm house, I don’t have time to go on…