How To Set Attainable New Goals For 2016 (Graphic Included)

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  In less than 24 hours, ‘New Year, New Me’ season will be upon us. Well, did you know that statistically only about 8% of Americans actually make use of their New Year resolutions (Statisticbrain.com)? Crazy right?! So I wanted to take a moment to talk to you guys about how I go about setting my goals for the new year and provide some tips on what I believe is necessary to achieve them. Write your goals down! I know that personally I’m a visual […]

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Is He Really The One? Questions To Ask Yourself Before Choosing Forever?

So you meet a nice guy, you fall in love and go steady for a while—naturally, the next step seems to be marriage. But have you really taken the time to think things through? My husband and I always giggle a little when we see large, extravagant weddings because we know from first-hand experience that there is nothing glamorous about marriage (don’t get me wrong! We love weddings). The truth is, it’s hard work. So if you’re going to do it, you want to make […]

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25 Questions and Answers

Tomorrow I will be 25 years old and to celebrate my birthday with my lovely readers, I’m going to answer 25 questions submitted by you guys! Ready? Let’s do it. 1.    How do you handle Criticisms on how you choose to live your life? I honestly ignore it. I understand that at the end of the day, God is the one that I answer to and as long as things are right between he and I, I’m good. 2.    What is the best lipstick color […]

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How I Won The Battle Between Living A Life For God And Staying Relevant

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I asked around a bit to find out what other young Christians were struggling with and this topic hit so close to home that I absolutely had to tell you guys my thoughts. As Christians, particularly young ones, there always seems to be a constant battle between staying cool or trendy and living a lifestyle that’s completely honorable before God. And for so long, I struggled with it. One of the biggest things that I felt kept me from completely renouncing my life of sin […]

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5 Ways to Become the Best YOU

5 Ways to Become the Best You

Are you existing or are you living? It’s a question that really causes you to stop and reflect on past achievements, regrets, and assess your current situation to see just how invested you are in your own happiness. At the root of it, the real difference between the two (beside the connotation) has a lot to do with how you feel about yourself. Insecurity and self-doubt can prevent you from living the life that you deserve to live: a fulfilling one. Here are 5 ways […]

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Catching up with the Colvins: Healthier Eating

Catching Up With the Colvins

As a family, Nathan and I have always tried to eat pretty healthy but recently we’ve decided to kick it up a notch.  We were sitting in church one Sunday and our guest speaker was speaking about Daniel and how his lifestyle is an awesome example of Christian living . The thing that resonated with me the most was his diet. See, Daniel, like most Jews of that time, was a good steward over his body and he was extremely particular about what he ate.  […]

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My Beautiful Blended Family

Over the last week or so, I’ve seen a lot of people share their feelings about the relationship between singer, Ciara, her NFL boyfriend Russell Wilson, and her young son, Future, that she has with rapper, Future. Apparently, a lot of people seem to disagree with her decision as a mother to introduce her son to her boyfriend, so I figured I’d share my story. When I was 20 years old, I became pregnant. I was off to college and I was nowhere near ready […]

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