Welcome to the return of “What I Wore” or WIW Sunday edition. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I used to do WIW posts telling you all about Plus Size Fashion on Budget. Y’all have been asking for me to bring these back, so here we go. I’m diving in, stripes and all. .Stripes. Horizontal … [Read more...] about Welcome back to WIW !
August 18 - She would have been 27 today. To mark this year, I wanted something special, so I reached out to my friend @heatherschiederillustrates_ to commission a one of a kind, a unique piece of art, something memorable and boy did she deliver. Thank you friend. This print means so much to me. … [Read more...] about Happy 27th Courtney!
August 6, 1988 - 31 years. That number amazes me. I’m in awe of what God can do y’all. He took two wounded people, who just wanted to be loved, and taught them over three decades what that really means. The miracles that have taken place, the forgiveness given and received, the restoration … [Read more...] about 31 Years, y’all
Today was a gift straight from the merciful heart of Jesus. I had the tremendous privilege of speaking at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. My Mom used to bring us here as kids and it’s just as beautiful as I remember. As I looked out into the crowd, my heart jumped at the familiar … [Read more...] about Today was a good day!
This recipe for Italian Meat Sauce was given to me by my BFF Christine. This is her mother-in-law, Esther's recipe. It happens to be Jerry and Jonathan's favorite spaghetti sauce AND you can double or triple the recipe when cooking for a BIG crowd. It’s uber tasty! Enjoy. Serves: 61 cup chopped … [Read more...] about Silva Sauce FTW!
As I was writing “Be Brave in the Scared” I had to rummage through some pretty dark closets in my heart memory, recalling times when I truly allowed shame to define me as a woman, wife and mother. Not an easy exercise by any means but necessary for creating something of worth. I spent decades … [Read more...] about Shame does not define you.