Hello There! It is so nice to have you here as my guest…I’m Janelle, a Christian, a Wife, a Stay at Home Mom of 3 young children and a proud- to- claim- it “Foodie”. I absolutely love to cook... [read more...]

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How I Got My Highlights to Look More Natural

  Hi Ladies! I know, this is somewhat of a random post...but us girls like to talk about hair sometimes. I'm totally good with that. Here's my story. So, last year I kind of let my hair go...a "natural ombre", so to speak. On my birthday, my sweet grandma offered to get my hair highlighted. *Please note, as tempting as it was to enhance these pictures- I did not. I wanted you to see the real color!  What happened was, because my hair was so dark at the root area, my highlights looked like stripes. Not only that, my hair still had an ombre appearance and the bottom of my hair was lighter than I would have liked. Because I have an olive skin tone, I look better with an "overall brunette" appearance... even though I tend to like some golden highlights throughout. So, I went to Sally's Beauty Supply to see if they had something that could help me get the look I wanted. I was hesitant because I've only colored my hair at home once and it was a MAJOR mishap. The lady recommended I use a color conditioning treatment called Roux Color Refresh Mask in Brown. All I did was wash my hair, then towel dried it. I put on plastic gloves and rubbed the entire … [Read More...]

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How I Got My Highlights to Look More…

  Hi Ladies! I know, this is somewhat of a random post...but us girls like to talk about hair sometimes. I'm totally good with that. Here's my story. So, last year I kind of let my hair go...a "natural ombre", so to speak. On my birthday, … [Read More...]

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Easy Chicken and Stuffing Bake…

  After I had our third munchkin, my sweet neighbor Faith brought this delicious meal over and boy, was it such a blessing for a tired, nursing mother. I enjoyed it so much, I had to have the recipe and share it with you. It's a great "make, … [Read More...]

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Banana Brownies with Browned Butter…

My dear mother-in-law recently e-mailed me this delish recipe. Ohhhhh, my- WOW. These brownies are so moist and the browned butter in the icing gives it a "Bananas Foster" taste. You simply must make this recipe...it's a keeper. Start off with … [Read More...]

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Peanut Butter, Jelly, Banana &…

Ohhhh my, yum. This is one of those dishes that you make "for the kids" and you end up eating yourself. The crust is a simple pita, so it literally takes no time at all for this delicious, toasty, peanutbuttery and melty concoction! Mmmm....it's a … [Read More...]

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Logos Bible Software Training…

Ladies, I hope you will join us at the Logos Bible Software Training event! I will be there! We had such a blessed time with these amazing folks in Texas. You won't want to miss it... On September 3, Logos is hosting a free webinar to teach … [Read More...]

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Best Pulled Pork Ever {in the crockpot}…

I wish I could explain why I love pulled pork so much. It's not the most "girlie" dish on the menu, but it sure is one of the most delicious. Adding that this recipe is made in the crockpot, pushes over the edge to my personal award of  "the best … [Read More...]

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Heartbreaking News About Robin Williams…

Hi Ladies, A few days ago we were all informed of the solemn news that Robin Williams took his own life. This really hit home for me for my life has personally been touched by suicide. There really are no words to explain the pain, sorrow and … [Read More...]

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My Weekend @ The Women in Ministry…

(Courtney, me and Darlene- Thank you to Stitch Fix for the beautiful shirt!) Hi Ladies! I wanted to share with you what I've been up to this weekend. A few months ago, I got an e-mail invite to attend this year's Women in Ministry Summit sponsored … [Read More...]