3 Ways to Improve Your Marriage [Guest Post from Brett Ray]

If you read my latest marriage blog post, then you’ve already heard about Brett and Carol Ray. They are the incredible couple that Nick and I are blessed to call our marriage mentors. We first met Brett when we attended a Family Life “Weekend to Remember” marriage conference. He was the speaker and we LOVED […]

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Read This if You Want to Know How My Life Got 10x Easier

Want to Know HOw My Life Got 10x Easier? Keep Reading! Even before having kids, I never really liked grocery shopping, but I especially disliked grocery shopping once my boys were in the picture. I know this is definitely a #firstworldproblem, but bear with me… We are pretty serious about budgeting at casa de Theobald […]

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The D-Word, Shame and Restoration

Before diving into this last post in my “Sometimes Marriage is Hard” series. I want to let you know, my dear readers and friends, that this post was hard to write. It’s real and vulnerable. It’s opening up a dark, hard place we’ve been to and come out of by the grace of God.  Nick […]

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#MartinMakeover: Living Room Edition

Living Room Makeover: Before and After The living room in our new home was the first room that really came together here. We removed the window treatments almost right away to open up the windows more and my dad painted our living room shortly after we moved in. Thank you, Dad! The color was originally […]

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UP Family Road Trip Guide

Ready for a UP Family Road Trip? Use our UP Family Road Trip Guide for road-tripping tips, pit stop locations & sight-seeing recommendations. Parents with Littles…Road Tripping to the UP is Possible! Last year, spring break was upon us and we had planned to stay home, until my husband realized he was going to travel […]

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#MartinMakeover: Family Room Edition

Check Out Our (Thrifty) Family Room Makeover Reveal Like most of the world right now, I’m a pretty big fan of shiplap walls. I love crisp white walls and mixing up rustic, cozy and modern decor elements.  When we first walked through our home in Alger Heights, I noticed that the house was pretty dark […]

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