About Gifts…

1.  Three Gifts.  It was one of those moments when I thought, “How in the world have I never heard of this before?” It seemed like once my friend Mitsy told me about it, I discovered tons of families were already doing this. Still, just in case you, like me, have never heard of this… Continue reading About Gifts…


Gift Ideas for the Holidays

It’s coming. You know it because the day after halloween our Wal Mart Supercenter had the floor to ceiling tree hung and decorated. You know it because everyday a new covet-R-us catalog comes in the mail – and the toy magazines come as well. You know it because the frugal girls are blogging all about… Continue reading Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Akron Adventure

Jazzercise for Jesus

My name is Laurie Reyes, and I jazzercise. Did you even know it existed anymore? Well it does in Wadsworth, OH . If I begin donning shiny spandex unitard, leg warmers, and coordinating head and wristbands, somebody please do an intervention. So it all started when my dear, sweet husband surprised me with a one… Continue reading Jazzercise for Jesus

cakes · Miscellaneous

Halley and Megan’s Birthday Cake

Here is the cake I made for the Allison twins. These dear girls are 23 years old and are bright and bubbly just like the cake 🙂 .


Sobbing Mess

That’s what I am after watching this video. My old church has a new name, and part of the celebration was the cardboard testimonies of people whom I know and love dearly. They point most powerfully to the sovereign grace of our merciful Father demonstrated in the lives of ordinary people. Indeed, Sovereign Grace Church… Continue reading Sobbing Mess