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IT’S BOOK LAUNCH DAY!!!

IT’S BOOK LAUNCH DAY!!!

It All Began in a Garden launches today and we're giving away FIVE copies at (in)courage!! Here's a snippet of the post, but click on over and read the whole thing and enter the giveaway: As I take care of my own family, I always search for natural options and ways to...

Decorate Your September Desktop with Luscious Lavender!

Decorate Your September Desktop with Luscious Lavender!

This month's desktop calendar features an image taken at the Red Oak Lavender Farm in Dahlonega, GA. where I took the photo for the lavender chapter in my new book It All Began in a Garden. After over 2 1/2 years of working and waiting, this book baby enters the world...

Your Time Has Not Passed today at (in)courage

Your Time Has Not Passed today at (in)courage

When I graduated college at twenty-four years old with a husband and a toddler, I felt so old. Shouldn’t I have been finished by twenty-two? Apparently you don’t age dramatically between twenty-two and twenty-four, as I had imagined. As a young wife and mother, the...

Two Delicious Drinks for Your Day!

Two Delicious Drinks for Your Day!

I remember being so confused when I discovered essential oils. What exactly was I supposed to do with them? And those brown bottles sure seemed small. I quickly learned how potent quality essential oils are, although it was still hard to believe one drop of peppermint...

If Only It Were Scratch & Sniff: August’s Desktop Calendar

If Only It Were Scratch & Sniff: August’s Desktop Calendar

Do you ever wish you could just hit the pause button? Maybe that sounds unusual in the middle of a global pandemic, but it’s how I feel lately. Life is spinning by so fast it makes me dizzy. Our youngest son had his high school graduation ceremony Saturday. I’m so...

From Our Pain We Hold the Power to Help Others at (in)courage

From Our Pain We Hold the Power to Help Others at (in)courage

Holley Gerth recently wrote about how she sent these words in an email to the first (in)courage contributors: “Be courageous and write in a way that scares you a little.” As one of the early contributors, I remember when the email containing those words...

Decorate Your July Desktop!

Decorate Your July Desktop!

I had the marketing call for my new book It All Began in a Garden last week and I was a little nervous. {You're going to FLIP over the pre-order bonuses!!} COVID threw life into a tailspin—we all get that—but I imagined I’d done everything all wrong already. (Is this...

Regaining Your Sense of Peace at (in)courage

Regaining Your Sense of Peace at (in)courage

I’m almost embarrassed to admit what prompted me to set foot in a grocery store again after two months of home delivery. It wasn’t increased feelings of security about entering public places or statistics about a decrease in COVID-19 cases in my area.  It was queso —...

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