How No Small Life Does Birthdays…and also Lots of Pictures

34 years old. To some, I’m “still a kid” and to others I’m ancient. Today, wherever you land on that broad spectrum, I hope you’ll leave this post encouraged. ?             Last weekend was my birthday so if you “forgot” to get me a gift…there’s still time 😉 That morning I woke up to a…

Memorial Day & our Anniversary…today we remember

Today being Memorial Day, we remember.  We remember all of the men and women who selflessly laid down their lives so that we could live our lives in freedom.  Truly, they are an incredible example of No Small Life.   We are forever grateful for their sacrifice. ? ? Today I’m also reflective of a rainy…

How We Celebrated Life This Week AND The Big Weekend Ahead!!!

How we Celebrated Life this week!

I cannot believe this week is here.  Like lit-er-ally CAN NOT.  May has always been my favorite month.  It’s my hub’s birthday, our Anniversary, Gunther’s birthday (he’s turning 14!…which, in puppy years is like well on his way to winning a lifetime achievement award) plus ’round these parts, it’s FINALLY SPRING!  Trees are blooming, it’s […]

3 Date Night Ideas for Busy Times

Hi guys!  I know I’ve been a little quiet this week. We’ve had some pretty big transitions going on in our lives and they required the majority of my focus. After 13 amazing years of youth ministry my hubby and I are “passing the baton,” so to speak, to an incredible couple whom we’ve had…

Top 20-ish Songs For a Perfect Date Night

The Best Date Night Playlist

I make a playlist for everything. I have a workout playlist, a “get-ready-get –out-the-door” playlist, a playlist for my time with God, and as the title suggests, a Date Night Playlist. It’s simply called “Chris,” because he’s the only one I’m dating these days 😉   Here’s my conclusion on making a great Date Night […]

How we Celebrated Life this week:

How we celebrated Life this week, date night ideas, fall, christmas

Hey there!  Welcome to another exciting installment of “How we celebrated Life!” Periodically, I like to pull back the curtain and give you a peak into our week. And from the looks of the feedback, ya’ll like it to 😉 (Ya’ll? …can a Michigander say “ya’ll?”) This week in the midst of daily work life, […]

Day of Days

 Can you hear it? If you crane your neck and lean in really hard you can almost hear Carrie Underwood belting out the Sunday Night Football theme song. That’s right, fall is almost here! And as much as I’m trying to milk my summer sandals for all-they’re-worth, pretty soon there will be that crisp autumn […]

How we celebrated this week: #nosmalllife

Our passion surrounding No Small Life is to continually encourage you to push against the mundane, never settling for mediocre and live a life worth celebrating! With that in mind, we’re launching a new feature: “How we celebrated life.”  If Chris & I are encouraging YOU to celebrate life, then we best be living out […]

Memorial Day & our Anniversary…today we remember

Happy Anniversary, Happy Memorial Day

Today being Memorial Day, we remember.  We remember all of the men and women who selflessly laid down their lives so that we could live our lives in freedom.  Truly, they are an incredible example of No Small Life.   We are forever grateful for their sacrifice.     Today I’m also reflective of a rainy […]

3 Date Night Ideas for Busy Times

3 Date Night Ideas for Busy Times

Hi guys!  I know I’ve been a little quiet this week. We’ve had some pretty big transitions going on in our lives and they required the majority of my focus. After 13 amazing years of youth ministry my hubby and I are “passing the baton,” so to speak, to an incredible couple whom we’ve had […]