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NWA Fun

#Ad Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, for which I have been compensated. This month I’m partnering with @FamilyLifeNWA for sponsored content. While they did not require a blog post, I’ve been snooping around their site all month and found some cool things I had to share. Check out their site! 1.  There is nothing… Read More NWA Fun

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a weekend in september

September was a full month. Our weekends were shared with people that we love.  And frankly…that’s really the point of life, or at least the life we feel called to! Mr. McKinney and I had the privilege of hosting some friends as part of a planning and dreaming weekend for Stephen’s House Peru. These friends… Read More a weekend in september

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a day to remember

A year ago today, my love took a huge leap of faith and moved across the state, well really out of state, to take a promotion that was no small act of bravery. He filled a tough position that had been know to prey like a serpent. But with dogged determination he stayed after it… Read More a day to remember

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mental health link up

This month the #NWArkCares bloggers have been tackling MENTAL HEALTH.  This topic is raw and real. It means different things to different people. It’s brought inward reflection, verbal processing over coffee and some real feelings and realizations expressed for the first time. Link your posts, resources and reflections below so we can have all our… Read More mental health link up

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cope with hope

Last week, I tried to be pretty candid and share about my own struggle with anxiety and previously, depression. I must have been pretty spot on because my husband had shared this Tony Evans sermon on anxiety with me over the weekend.  No, I didn’t take offense to it because I’m learning part of us… Read More cope with hope

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know thyself

“you know yourself” It’s what I say every time the anxiety kicks in.  “You know why you do this. Its all in your head.” I often find myself, much like I did last week, overwhelmed, oober anxious and sick. I don’t even know its coming and it smacks me right in the middle of the… Read More know thyself

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paper or plastic

Is it weird to say I’m getting really annoyed at throwing things away?  Yes, I’m cleaning out too (and donating), but I’m getting annoyed that all my trash just goes into the trash can.  It was probably one of the first points of contention in our home after we got home from the honeymoon.   I… Read More paper or plastic

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Welcome back, honey!”

Remember last week, when Vicki left us hanging after….”I coded”….thanks for coming back to read the rest of the story! ———————————————————————————- SLAP! Right across the face. Why was the nurse slapping me, for crying out loud! I had been asking her and the doctor what was happening and no one would answer me. How rude!… Read More Welcome back, honey!”