Hi, I’m Gwen – 41 years in the making and still evolving. I find myself here with an awesome husband, two challenging but amazing teenagers, and one free-spirited 10 year old. Honestly, it’s the scene I always dreamed would come true (minus the laundry). Of course it’s not perfect, but I’m loving this season of life. In my new stage of motherhood, I am able to carve out more time for writing, repurposing furniture, dabbling in a whole lot of things and occasionally cleaning the house.
I’m a dabbler. If you are a dabbler, you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you are not a dabbler, you probably still know exactly what I’m talking about, but you are rolling your eyes a little. This is how you know you are a dabbler: 1. You...read more
It’s officially summer! We wanted to share some great reads with you. You deserve to spend some time getting away and into an amazing book. These are recommendations from other women as well. We did the homework for you. I have a million books not finished...read more
I was sitting at lunch the other day with a special friend, and we were discussing motherhood. She was talking about how she always hoped her 10 year old daughter would be nuts about her. I get that. I have a 10 year old that can’t get enough of me. I also...read more
When someone messes with my kids, I could take out their beating heart (slowly). I’m sorry to be graphic. I tried to tone it down, and it still does not sound godly at all. I know you totally get me and understand this protective and uncontrollable feeling....read more
This is so fun (after you get started)! You are going to tell me thank you and thank you again. You are welcome. This is something that can change the way you live. It is empowering and an incredible act of kindness toward yourself and your family. I found a blog...read more
Braveheart, Gladiator, The Last Samurai and The Patriot are some of my absolute all time favorite movies. The common denominator? Courage, bravery, “strength and honor” (I did that for you true Gladiator fans (Sam Erisman and James Lorenzen)). The...read more