A Wise Woman Builds Her Home {And why being a Proverbs 31 woman doesn’t have to be boring.}

"By wisdom a house is built, by understanding it is established; And by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches." -Proverbs 24:3-4 It is currently day #3 that I have lived in the new place that is soon to be my first home with my husband. I have always loved decorating, [...]

The Irrevocable Call

My eyelids grew heavy as I sat on set today, waiting for hours before we filmed the scene I was working on. The words of another actor woke me up--though my eyes were almost shut, my ears were still awake. He said: "How lucky are we to be able to have a life of adventure? [...]

Breathing Life Into Your Home {Of Any Size & Budget!}

There is something ingrained within me to seek beauty within the cold walls of any building. Growing up, I remember the way my mama would breath life into even the most humble of homes...making Christmas ornaments out of pizza boxes, making everything beautiful at all times. When my home is beautiful, I am joyful, relaxed, [...]

Twos-Day: Beauty is Fleeting

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised." -Proverbs 31:30 Yesterday, I fell in love with film and literature all over again when I watched the new "The Great Gatsby." In high school, I read the novel and watched the old movie with Robert Redford, [...]

Money Doesn’t Buy Meaning

My heart has been overwhelmed with a heavy sadness today, as I heard the terrible news that Glee star, Cory Monteith, passed away at only 31 years old. After 4 and a half years of living in Hollywood, I have seen so much pain, grief, and suffering within people who "had it all." We sit [...]