The Power of “She”

On my road trip to Kansas and back, I listened to "Half the Sky," by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  It was a beautifully written, yet gut wrenching account of the lives of women in countries outside the United States.  The book caught me off guard.  I knew it was going to be intense, especially after ...

Baby chatter

This past weekend, I traveled home to Kansas City to meet up with my family for a gathering. In addition to myself and my parents, my sister, brother-in-law, niece, and my brother-in-law's parents and grandparents came into town. There is nothing I love more than being with family...throw in good food, great accommodations, and my ...

Yellow Door

Lately, my good buddy Chelsea and I have been doing a few pinterest crafts. Unlike our past baking endeavors, our latest adventure included bright yellow paint.  This wasn't a super efficient Chelsea and Joy project, as some might assume.  But rather, we knocked it out in the most inefficient way possible...intentionally. It started off as a Skype ...