I understand that this post probably won't be relevant for most of my readers. Despite this, I decided to still write it in the hopes that one day, I can inspire someone! For the past couple of weeks, I've been studying the subject of raising children to be bilingual. While I don't have any kids of my own yet, I… Continue reading 6 Ways To Make Second Language Learning Fun
I have spent my whole life looking for things to make me happy, to keep me occupied and bring me joy. From hobbies, to people, to pastimes, I am searching. I don't stay in one place for long; I am quick to leave unfulfilling things behind, to move on, in pursuit of better options. There… Continue reading I Am Satisfied
Chelia over at Pink For Days nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award! 🙂 I just love the name of this specific award! It sounds so bright and cheery. Alright, on with my answers to her questions! What is your greatest achievement? When I was 13, I wrote an 18k word novel called 'The Dark Team.'… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award
What have you accomplished this week? Yesterday, I had an awesome idea for a post that I could do weekly (ever Friday), and this is the first one of the series. I'm calling them Little Accomplishments! Each post will contain a short list of the things that I completed in the past seven days, things that… Continue reading Little Accomplishments – February 24th, 2017
OH. MY. WORD. These bars are one of the best desserts I've ever tasted - and they're most definitely the best treat I've made so far! I cannot get over how good they were. And the fact that I made them myself makes them even more special! The buttery crust, raspberry filling, sweet streusel topping, and… Continue reading Raspberry Streusel Bars!
In the summer of 2013, I had to pick a foreign language to study. It was partly for my schoolwork, but it was also simply for pleasure. At first, I desired to learn French, so I got the resources that I needed to do so. But I quickly realized that the most worthwhile choice for… Continue reading 5 Important Language Learning Tips
I'm holding on to You... It's all I know to do. -- Leeland, "Chains Hit The Ground" So far, this year has been a time of learning for me. In multiple situations, my trust in the Lord has been tried, and through them, I know that my faith has already been strengthened. And these situations… Continue reading A Year of Strengthening Faith
Recently, someone thought that Joshua and I were twins. A few years ago, someone thought that I was his mother. I'm sure that multiple people have thought that Elizabeth is my daughter. This is the life of the eldest child in a group of four siblings that are very different ages. ~ The comments, remarks… Continue reading The Four of Us
These bars are the first apple dessert that I've ever made - and they turned out great! I loved the combination of the apples, streusel topping, and delicious crust, as well as the caramel drizzle on top. However, I will definitely use more apples next time, as they were quite overpowered by the taste of… Continue reading Caramel Apple Pie Bars!
I GOT MY DRIVER'S LICENSE TODAY!!!!! As I sit here writing this, I'm still trying to process everything that happened in the past twenty-four hours. I really can't believe that I did it! Because I didn't feel like leaving you in suspense, and also because I'm too tired to formulate a good introduction to this… Continue reading I Have Some Exciting News!
An awesome blogging friend of mine, Stella over at Rainy Day Writings, nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award! You really have to go check out her blog; I love it! ❤ The topics she writes about are similar to what I'd write myself - plus, she's a great writer; she has a story going… Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award!
Today, through two different, unrelated situations, the Lord reminded me to continually trust in Him - whatever the circumstances may be. Unfortunately, I tend to think that unfortunate events are mistakes and are outside of the Lord's ability to control - which absolutely isn't true. The Lord has taken everything into consideration when it comes… Continue reading Everything Happens For A Reason
I absolutely love reading others' testimonies. Seeing how the Lord has changed their lives is so inspiring. It's my favorite kind of post to find in the Reader; it encourages me so much to see how God is working in other people's lives. ❤ Because of this, I decided to share with you my own testimony,… Continue reading My Story
I have always loooooved candied nuts. However, I don't eat them very often because I really can't afford them. 😂 That's why I was excited when my mom sent me a pin on Pinterest that linked to homemade candied pecans. I made them as soon as I could, and they are absolutely delicious! What's great about… Continue reading Homemade Candied Pecans
What is our natural response to difficulties? Panic, worry, stress - the list goes on, and is different for each individual. Despite our instant reaction to trials, the Lord asks something of us in return for His very much needed assistance. He asks that we trust in Him, that we simply believe that He exists.… Continue reading Learning To Trust Him in All Things
It's been one month since I knew that I would serve the Lord in Guatemala at some point in my future. A whole month! But I also feel like, it's only been a month? I keep expecting to feel impatient, like I'd want to go now instead of waiting on the Lord's timing. But this… Continue reading One Month of Dreaming of Guatemala