Happy 2018, friends! I love the freshness of January and winter snow. (Even though in Northeastern Kentucky, most of the snow I see is often from other people’s Instagram photos!) There’s just something about a clean slate that’s so refreshing and invigorating. Like past years (2015 & 2016, plus 2014 and earlier), I’m sharing the … Read More about Top Ten Most Popular Posts on My Blog in 2017!
Does that sound like the most depressing subject line ever? What if you fail? Really?! I know what you’re thinking. “Wow, Davonne, thanks so much for believing in me!” But what if you do fail? In the end, God still wins, Satan still loses, and if we’re on the winning side, we get to spend … Read More about What if You Fail?
We’ve talked before about how to maintain the progress you’ve made in your home. But what if the 10 things I mentioned in that post just feel like too many things – what’s the most important? I think the most important short-term item on the list is giving your home 15 minutes a day. On … Read More about How to Keep Your Kitchen Manageable in Just 15 Minutes a Day
The Christmas season is a sweet time for spending time with friends and extended family members, for giving generously, and for making memories with our children. It’s supposed to be a calm, precious time of year. But gift lists, homemade goodies, stocking stuffers, decorations, and social gatherings can all quickly add up. Then, before we know it, we’re worn out, exhausted, running in circles, and have spent so much money on Christmas that we have no idea how we’re going to pay the bills.Read More
When my family was waiting and searching for our new home, it took nearly four years to find what we wanted. Four years of friends and family members closing on homes and moving in while we wondered if we were being too picky or if we were just supposed to stay put. But a “not … Read More about When You’re Waiting for that Thing You Really Want