WHEN HOSTING BECOMES THE GOSPEL

Published first at The Thin Place. Bailey Suzio, creator of The Thin Place, has a beautiful passion for writing. She encourages women through her posts on life, faith, and fertility. Bailey also loves to express herself through poetry. We are so blessed to have her as a guest blogger!  COME ON IN AND STAY A WHILE When I set-up my house, I had a million dreams. I knew I needed a puppy, something to play with...Read More
Anxious or depressed? Maybe feeling alone? Here are some things I want you to know!

TO THE TWENTY-SOMETHING WITH ANXIETY

  TO THE TWENTY SOMETHING WITH ANXIETY, YOU ARE MORE THAN YOUR ANXIETY Breathlessness, loss of rational thought, and overwhelming panic... any of these sound familiar? Well, they do to me. Those three things are the symptoms of my panic attacks. Anxiety and worry have been with me for as long as I can remember. If you were to ask my mom, she would probably tell you I was just an anxious child. That anxious child grew...Read More

FRIDAY FIVE #1

  Happy Friday friends, welcome to the first ever Salt + Light Friday Five post! Every Friday I am going to post five of my favorite things from the week. About once a month, my Friday Five post will be themed (favorite books, favorite beauty products, favorite bloggers, etc.). I need some theme suggestions so comment below with any ideas you may have!!! Yay, I have been looking forward to this post and am so excited to...Read More
Skip the flowers and the chocolate this Valentine's Day. Check out these 3 unique ways to show your significant other you love them!

3 UNIQUE WAYS TO SHOW YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER YOU LOVE THEM

  How is it already February??? February means Valentine's Day is soon approaching. For some, Valentine's Day is romantic and magical. For others, it can be a pretty lonely day. Personally, Valentine's Day doesn't make me feel all giddy inside nor does it make me feel empty or alone. Don't get me wrong, I love my husband! He is amazing and every day I want to show him just how much he means to me. The...Read More
Loving the people you work with is not always easy. Here are a few tips to help you love your coworkers... even when it's hard.

HOW TO LOVE YOUR COWORKERS… EVEN WHEN IT’S HARD

  Many of us have that one coworker that is really hard to love... sometimes even be in close proximity to. Does someone instantly pop into your mind? Yep, I thought so. I have a few people that come to mind too. Maybe it is the man in the cubical next to you who clicks their pen about a million times a day and who talks on the phone WAY to loud. Or maybe it is the...Read More
Need help prioritizing your time? Here is a free printable daily planner to get organized and prioritized!

DAILY PLANNER – FREE PRINTABLE

  Do you need help prioritizing your to-do list or do you have a hard time planning in general? Maybe you just need a command center for your day-to-day activities?  If so, this planner is PERFECT for you! I struggle with focusing on quantity over quality when it comes to my planning! So often I try to fit TOO much in and end up overwhelmed. This simple but beautiful planner will help you focus on what is...Read More
Are you barely paying your bills? Deep in debt? Here is how these newlyweds paid off $30,000 in one year!

HOW THESE NEWLYWEDS PAID OFF $30,000 OF DEBT IN A YEAR

Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Dave Ramsey solutions. This is also not a marketing scheme but a biblical way to handle your finances! When Garrett and I first got married in January 2015 our lives changed. Our lives changed in the best way ever. We were married, everything was bright and nothing could bring us down. Nothing except the $45,000 in debt I brought into our marriage. Little did we know, eight months later...Read More
There is nothing wrong with being organized but don't let it hold you back! Below are three lists to stop making!

3 LISTS TO STOP MAKING

Happy New Year friends! Is the adorable floral print notebook you got for Christmas already filled with lists? Well, mine is. If I had to guess, these lists are probably made up of things to accomplish in 2017 and goals to meet before 2018 rolls around. Aside from my New Year's list, my notebook is also filled with to-do lists, grocery lists, upcoming events lists, and even a list of my lists. Okay, just kidding but...Read More
Like the Bachelor? Below are two things I realized after watching this weeks first episode of the Bachelor.

2 THINGS WATCHING THE BACHELOR MADE ME REALIZE

  Will you accept this rose? Season 21 of the Bachelor premiered a couple days ago. Much like a large percentage of the women in America, I tuned in with anticipation. Although I was hoping Luke Pell would be the bachelor this season, that was not enough to keep me from watching. There is something about one man trying to date 30 women and the drama included that makes it hard to look away. My husband got suckered into...Read More
Marriage isn't always easy but it sure is worth it. Here are some things I learned in my first two years of marriage!

WHAT TWO YEARS OF MARRIAGE HAVE TAUGHT ME

  Today, January 3rd, 2017 marks two years of marriage with my husband Garrett. The day of our wedding was gray, rainy, and cold. When we look back on our day, it is not the weather we remember but all the family and friends we got to celebrate with. It really was a perfect day! (And we did it on a budget, a post on this to come later!) Most people say that marriage is...Read More