When I dreamed up this crazy idea, I assumed I would go first or last in telling my story. When I sent out the text about the idea, I even told Whitney that I would probably go last but then started to think I may should go first to kick it off. Then, Brandy sent […]

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To the Coach’s Wife…

I see you sitting there…waiting up. Waiting on every play by play and what he could’ve called differently. I see you rolling over as his alarm goes off the very next morning for early practice. Or to pick up a child. Meanwhile it’s still dark outside and your own kids are waiting. Asking. “Where’s Daddy?” […]



Matthew 11:28-30, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (NIV) Psalm […]


Christmas Traditions | DIY Gift Wrap

I’m stealing ideas from my childhood these days (not the one where Austin (my brother) and I wear matching pajamas until I get married) but the idea of wrapping gifts the way my mom did by involving my brother and me. There’s just something about tradition (so sorry, kids. you’ll have matching pajamas forever). But the older […]

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What’s in a Name?

When I was pregnant with Cray, we absolutely knew we loved the name Calhoun for a girl. And then, he was a boy and we could not decide on a name. Unfortunately, during my pregnancy, both of my grandfathers passed away. But from those losses came the birth of Charles Raymond, or more affectionately, Cray. […]


Nursery Inspiration

The house is quiet, I’m attempting to check some e-mail while really scrolling quickly through Facebook, being drawn into Paige’s story and just amazed. God is good. All the time. When the days are long and we still seem to all be adjusting to me being home because somehow I’m not getting anything done. The […]


Beige and Barn

Good morning! Thank you so much for your kind words about our home on Wednesday! Don’t forget tours continue through today so you won’t want to miss them! If you stopped by Wednesday you saw this super fashionable necklace I was sporting! Well, today’s your lucky day because we are giving one away! Shalon, a sweet […]