If you’re looking for crafts and home design like HGTV, you’re in the wrong place. If you’re looking for fashion and beauty like What Not to Wear, you’re in the wrong place. If you’re looking for recipes like the Pioneer Woman, you’re in the wrong place. If you’re looking for the spiritual depth of Beth Moore, you’re in the wrong place. But, if you’re looking for an honest life perspective from someone who has found beauty in the normal and the ashes, as well as in the view from the mountain top, then welcome to my blog!
My name is Ronnie. I’m a wife, mom of 5 and “Gigi” to 4, soon to be 5! My life has taken many twists and turns through the years – I have been an unwed mom, a stay at home mom, a widowed mom, a remarried mom, a working mom, a home school mom, a chronically ill mom. We’ve had children with seizures, heart problems, cutting issues, anorexia, child predator problems. I’ve dealt with chronic illness/pain for over 10 years now. I’ve struggled with depression most of my life, and battled my weight all my adult life. Recently, I underwent bariatric weight loss surgery. Life has never been dull, but God has always been good!
Through all that life has thrown my way, God has allowed me to find joy and goodness and beauty all around me. I hope that I am able to share that with you and help you to find some as well.
I love to bake and cook. (Though I’ve been known to drop and burn things!) I love to decorate my home, though it’s more hand-me-downs and thrift shops than Pier 1 Imports. I love fashion and style, but, again, I’m a thrift store girl, who also loves a good bargain at Ross or Marshall’s and a good clearance ANYWHERE! I’m a reading addict and have been known to juggle up to five books at a time. There are so many wonderful things in the world to enjoy and share. We’ll try to talk about a little of all of them here together. I hope you’ll join me for this journey and share your journey with me, as well!