Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

When God Needs Your Attention at 5am

My sweet blogging friends at A Fractured Faith wrote about "why do you get out of bed in the morning?" To quote them, "Some mornings both the flesh and the spirit are unwilling when it comes to rising and facing the daily grind. " This had me cracking up! It's soooooo true! I am one… Continue reading When God Needs Your Attention at 5am

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Recipes

Pumpkin Spice French Toast with Pumpkin Spice Butter

Tasty Tuesday  Pumpkin Spice French Toast with Pumpkin Spice Butter Who doesn't like french toast? This time of year, I like to switch it up and add my favorite...pumpkin spice! I make enough to last us a few mornings. We just pop any leftovers in the refrigerator and then heat it up as we need… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice French Toast with Pumpkin Spice Butter

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

What I Learned Through Experiencing Loss: Using the Hard Times to Create Better Times

Flash. That's how the last few weeks have gone by. In a flash! You may have noticed, I have been MIA for the past 2 weeks. My father-in-law passed away and we traveled back to the mainland for the funeral and to be with family. Not only did this time fly by, it was also… Continue reading What I Learned Through Experiencing Loss: Using the Hard Times to Create Better Times

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Loss: A Tribute to My Father In-Law

Loss Loss I've been pretty blessed in my life. I have lived a life full of love and yet, I've never really experienced loss up until this point. My wonderful Father-in-Law went home to Jesus yesterday after an 18 month battle with Lung Cancer. It's still hard for me to say those words. It's hard… Continue reading Loss: A Tribute to My Father In-Law

Recipes

Halloween Themed Snacks

Tasty Tuesday Happy Halloween! In celebration of Halloween, I wanted to share with you a fun snack idea I made for my sons football team last season. It isn't really a "recipe" per say. But, it's a fun food idea so I think it fits for today! I like to try to have a healthy… Continue reading Halloween Themed Snacks

photo challenge

7 Days 7 Photo’s Challenge-Day 1

Black and White Photo Challenge!Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life – challenge! The rules of the game: No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day. Thank you, Giggles & Tales for the nomination! Today, I nominate All About Me LP 🙂 With Aloha, Lacy

Hiking

Hiking Ka’Iwi Scenic Shoreline & Pele’s Chair: Exploring the Throne of a Fire Goddess

Trekking Thursday We started off our week with a nice short hike along the Ka'Iwi Scenic Shoreline on the Island of Oahu, HI. It's a simple hike which is more like a nature walk with a nice view of Koko Crater, Makapu'u and of course, the shoreline. You park in the same parking lot you… Continue reading Hiking Ka’Iwi Scenic Shoreline & Pele’s Chair: Exploring the Throne of a Fire Goddess

Faith · poetry

My Identity (Poem & Bible Journal)

Identity Poetry On the surface, I am a strong person. On the surface, I am brave. On the surface, I am well versed. Yet... Underneath the layers, I am weak without Him. Underneath the layers, my bravery comes from Him. Underneath the layers, my brain is a web of thoughts. He...completes me. He...meets me where… Continue reading My Identity (Poem & Bible Journal)