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Battling Cancer & New Beginnings with Lindsay

Battling Cancer & New Beginnings with Lindsay

On this week’s (inaugural, premier, headmost) episode of the A Welcome Grace Podcast, we talk with my friend Linsday Durrenberger.  Diagnosed with stage 3 colorectal cancer at age 33, Lindsay has a unique perspective on life that I think we all need to tune into. […]

Podcast, anyone?

Podcast, anyone?

Guess who’s starting a podcast! Oh, yes, dear readers, friends, and all you wonderful people who follow along with my adventures here on the blog — DO I HAVE NEWS FOR YOU?! {{{ Drum roll, please }}} As of today, October 1, 2020, the A […]

6 Months of ‘Rona: Looking for the Good Stuff

6 Months of ‘Rona: Looking for the Good Stuff

Six months ago, my kids came home from school to start their spring break and the whole world imploded.  Six months ago, my husband come home from work and didn’t go back.  For six long months, we’ve all had our lives flip-turned upside down and […]

Books Old & New: What I Read This Summer

Books Old & New: What I Read This Summer

Ahhhh, September 1st is here.  There’s a chill in the air and the promise of fall is just around the corner.  Or not, ya know…because I live in Florida.  Here, it’s still 80 billion degrees every day.  And since the calendar tells me that we’re […]

Flip the Script

Flip the Script

Flipping the Script: Changing Your Perspective When You Can’t Change Your Situation It’s a truth universally acknowledged that some days are just straight up crappy.  It’s another truth that some situations or sets of circumstances can leave us confused, dejected, exhausted, or even depressed if […]

A Tale of Two Clothing Companies

A Tale of Two Clothing Companies

Who’s up for a completely non-Covid post?  Yes?  Yes! Let’s talk clothes, instead!  Please note, this post will contain a couple referral links.  If you sign up for anything, thanks!! (Details below.)  Now, let’s get down to business. Today, friends, instead of pandemic-related nonsense, we’re […]

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your “Coronacation”

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your “Coronacation”

A few weeks ago, my family and I went on vacation (AKA “Coronacation”…AKA “Vacation: Plan D”) in the time of corona.  I am happy to report, however, that there was nothing “plan D” about how it turned out!  This trip fulfilled all of my original […]

A Litany for Self-Worth

A Litany for Self-Worth

Hey, you.  Yes, you – the one taking a breather or a break in your crazy busy day.  Also, you – the one mindlessly scrolling your phone because it’s a pandemic and we’re on month 32 of summer break and for the love what else […]

What We All Have in Common This School Year

What We All Have in Common This School Year

Hey, moms and dads.  It’s been rough out on the ol’ interwebs lately, hasn’t it?  Everywhere you turn, people are fighting and arguing about this year’s return to school and, frankly, it’s getting ugly.  There’s been mudslinging and name-calling, opinions posted as fact and facts […]

Next Stop: Dorm Room

Next Stop: Dorm Room

In four short weeks, our oldest son will be moving into a college dorm.  Somebody hold me, because I am having a really hard time dealing with that fact, m’kay? And, in typical “me” fashion, since I don’t want to face reality and deal with […]