Archive for September, 2014

This Mom’s One Direction concert experience!

One Direction

  Guess what??!!! On Tuesday night my two girls, one of their friends and I went to the One Direction concert at the BOK center in my hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was seriously one of the most energizing, fun, and happiest concerts that I’ve ever been too. We were able to score tickets on the 2nd row right in front of the stage! To top it off, there were 5 seats on the front…

Beauty | The Day It Happened


I was in a huge hurry but had to get one last thing before leaving the mall the day it happened. I needed to run in to Sephora to get some Dr. Jarts Black Label Detox BB creme. I LOVE this stuff. It’s great to wear during the week when I really don’t want to put a lot of make-up on. I literally apply it the way I do moisturizer. Easy peasy! It’s lightweight but yet…

Reckless Abandon

reckless abandon

I love the story of Ruth. If she were here today, I would definitely want her as a close friend. It’s a pretty safe bet I’d be all up on her doorstep with some Cookiedoodle Cookies. Seriously..the best cookies in the Tulsa area. Sorry for that Shannon-ism. On to my story. One of my favorite scriptures of the Bible is found in the book named after Ruth.  In fact, they are her own words: But Ruth…

Never let go & the 50 pound heart

Never let go

My heart has been heavy lately and I can’t quite put my finger on why. I cherish my mornings so much. I am a true morning person. I wake up most mornings around 5:30. 6:00 at the latest. I love it when my house is completely silent and my husband and 2 girls are peacefully sleeping. It is the time when I pray, read my bible and just think. Lately, I have found myself weeping…

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