There can be no house project more fun than one that involves your favorite color. Or one that gives new life to a tired, old piece of furniture. My island makeover combined both! I've already shared pictures of the color transformation from dingy red to distressed teal. This week I put two top coats over… Continue reading Island Getaway
"Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness." Psalm 115:1 I have made a decision: All of the rest of my posts in January will focus on God. Here is my reason: 2018 was a year of introspection for me. In… Continue reading Directing My Gaze Upward
There's no skirting around the fact that 2018 was a tough year for me, so I'm going to do a little jig right now that it's over. BUT- that being said, something good came out of it- this blog! Your Mercies New was created after getting out of the psych ward... talk about rock bottom.… Continue reading Let’s Dance Through a Highlight Reel, Shall We?!
Do you ever wonder what I do at 9:31 on a Sunday night? No? I'll tell you anyways! I'm sitting on the hard floor, painting the final stroke of top coat on my kitchen island, sipping a little bourbon, listening to Yanni, and thinking about the Guacamole Slide. Did you have a Guacamole Slide when… Continue reading Sunday Eeeeeevening
Ew. I am cringing at this title. It sounds too trendy and secular, the product of a culture that revolves around "me". Then why did I choose it? And how does self love fit into a Christian's life when we're supposed to die to self? First, I chose the title to retaliate against some self… Continue reading Self Care Starts With Self Love
For about the past three weeks, this is what our laundry room has looked like: We have a little potty room in our laundry room. It's just a toilet, and the sink is right outside of it by the washer and dryer. Basically, it was a little blue hole in the wall. Thomas had nailed… Continue reading TOP SECRET Project Reveal
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thomas and I couldn't possibly be more excited to start a new year. You'd think the years we looked forward to grand events like our wedding or the birth of our first child would have topped the list, but nope! 2019 is the most exciting one for us yet. Why? Because 2018… Continue reading So Long 2018!