trust & obey.

I posted a while back on Instagram about having faith even when life gets messy ( you can check out the insta post here >> @simplyhisdaughter ) and the more I thought of the post, the more I realized that the post needed more than just a small paragraph on Instagram. I believe that it is a topic [...]

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be still.

Ahhh! It has been way too long once again. I hate it, I really do. It seems like every time you turn around, "life" gets in the way. But hey, I have learned to be joyful and thankful even in the midst of school and crazy to do lists. Here's a little update on my [...]

cowboy cookies.

These cookies are amazing! Cowboy Cookies are soft, gooey, chewy, and loaded with a variety of flavors and textures — from oats and coconut to chocolate chips and pecans — which make them hearty and totally addictive! This recipe makes a huge batch, and is also loaded with so many goodies that you can be assured that there’s a [...]

mint chocolate chip cupcakes.

My Pastor loves chocolate chip mint ice cream, and when I came across this recipe, I was so excited to try it! And let me tell you, they did not disappoint! A quick swirl of two-tone mint-chocolate frosting and a sprinkling of mini chocolate chips created mint-chocolate chip cupcake perfection! Ingredients. *Yield 24 Cupcakes* for the [...]

soccer camp 2017.

If I were to sum up Soccer Camp in one word, it would be: Amazing. If I were to sum up in a sentence what God taught me, it would be: Sometimes the sweetest of moments comes from even the smallest of kids. Everything about it from start to finish was amazing! This past week brought [...]

cheesecake filled chocolate bundt cake.

I made this cake for Father's Day, and let me tell you, it was AMAZING! You can't beat this cheesecake filled chocolate bundt cake with its rich yet tender chocolate cake, surprise cheesecake filling, and thick fudgy glaze? YUM! That's my kind of cake, and I hope it's yours too. Ingredients. *Yield 12 servings* for the filling: [...]

happy Monday.

Hey there, Monday! To be honest, I really don't like Mondays... but who does? Monday morning you are still running on weekend energy, but by early afternoon it just goes down hill from there. But why? Why does it have to be that way? I have realized that if you don't have the mindset of Christ, and are being so [...]

breaking of self.

Hey there! It has been awhile since one of my normal blog posts, so here is a little peek into what has been going on in my life lately... First off, I am going to start off with something that has been on my heart lately. Recently my Pastor preached a sermon that contained these words: "God [...]

nutella banana swirl muffins.

Oh my, these muffins are fantastic! I am a huge Nutella holic, like obsessively, but who isn't? These muffins are sure to make any kind of morning just a tad bit brighter. I made these for my Sunday School class and everyone loved them! >> So whether you are making them for your breakfast or for a brunch party, they are sure to be [...]

the old rugged cross.

No matter how busy we are, our hearts will be still and rest. Resting in the cross because it is our only hope. Clinging to the cross because in our darkest, He loves us. Hoping in the cross because our sins that nailed His hands to the tree are forgiven full and free, and this [...]