Our Perfectly Imperfect Marriage Series ~Part 3 Well, in Part 1 you read about some of our biggest struggles within our marriage and learned in Part 2 one of the changes that started to heal our marriage. I want to continue to share other ways we were able to heal our marriage. About three years… Read More Our Perfectly Imperfect Marriage Series ~ Part 3
Our Perfectly Imperfect Marriage Series ~Part 2 Chris and I ended up moving our little family to Bowling Green, KY all by ourselves. We were starting all over … no family, no friends, and all new doctors for our baby girl. The first year of living in Bowling Green was awful. Jacey was in and… Read More Our Perfectly Imperfect Marriage Series ~ Part 2
Marriage is hard work and there are many struggles within a marriage. I want to share our marriage struggles and how we were able to strengthened our marriage. Since there is a lot I want to share with you, I decided to make this a three part series. Chris and I just celebrated our… Read More Our Perfectly Imperfect Marriage Series ~ Part 1
I LOVE summer, but summer sure does wreak havoc on my hair. I can spend 30 minutes getting my hair exactly how I want it, walk outside, and BAM! I end up looking like something from the Addams Family. Thankfully my little sister, Paige Hall, is an AMAZING Hairstylist. I am constantly texting Paige for… Read More Fight the Frizz for Fab Summer Hair
NOMINATED FOR THE LIEBSTER AWARD I am so excited to announce that It’s a Joyful Journey has been nominated for a Liebster Award! The Liebster Award is given by the blogging community to recognize and support new bloggers. I am so honored that Starr Calhoun from Adulting Mama nominated me! Starr’s blog is a lifestyle blog… Read More It’s a Joyful Journey won the Liebster Award!!!
For years I’ve been concerned about our daughter’s learning challenges. I’ve been researching and I never really knew where to start or which doctor to turn to for answers. In April, we went for Jacey’s yearly Oncology Check-Up. Her Nurse Practitioner with Vanderbilt’s Survivorship Clinic, referred us for an appointment with a Neuropsychologist. We went… Read More When Feeling Discouraged
We are all on the go and have a million things to do, not to mention all our worries. If we don’t take a little “ME” time, those worries and all the daily running leads to being overwhelmed and stressed. I know it’s hard to take time for yourself daily, especially if you have little… Read More 5 Things to Help You Relax
The past two days have been filled with a lot of laughter. My cousin, Noah, and his beautiful wife, Jamie, came to visit us. They currently live in a very small town, so Jamie felt like she was back in civilization. Wednesday night we took them to dinner and then drove around town showing them… Read More Nashville, TN + Family = Blessings
What images pop into your mind when you think of the Fourth of July? Cookouts, family, friends, fireworks? While all those are great and make for a wonderful time of celebration, I think we sometimes forget the real reason we celebrate. Here in the UNITED STATES of AMERICA, we celebrate July 4th as… Read More Happy 4th of July!
Our family is originally from Ohio. Chris and I met while working in 1998. The first day we met, Chris had told me about his 9 month old son, Anthony, from a previous relationship. Even though he was cute, I kinda wrote him off my list. As months went on we would hang out as… Read More Our Story