Six Steps to De-Stressing for the Holidays

Did you know another word for a holiday is rest? Shocking! When was the last time your holiday was peaceful? Imagine hosting a gathering in your home feeling relaxed and content. Whether you are opening your home to friends and family on Thanksgiving, Christmas or a guest in someone’s home, your hospitality doesn’t need to […]

Be Like Izzy

People ask me if they can use my book, The Giving Challenge, for Sunday school classes, small groups, and Bible studies. My short answer is Yes! My longer answer is, yes and I’m working on companion materials. Just like writing the book, this is all new to me. So I’m starting where I did with […]

It Can Always Wait

Did you know if you are texting and driving you are six times more likely to be in an accident than if you were drunk driving? It’s New Year’s Eve, and we tend to focus on making sure everyone has a designated driver, which I agree 100%. But this year, you need to put down […]

Cupcake Dreamer

How Giving Can Inspire You to Take Action on Your Dreams

I love cupcakes! I love baking cupcakes. I love eating cupcakes. And I LOVE giving away cupcakes, especially ones I’ve baked with love in my kitchen. For years I had a big problem. My cupcakes tasted fantastic, but they were…well… ugly. I didn’t know how to decorate them. I would grab a can of icing, […]