This image/spacer is for mobile. Do not remove! Make it the same image as the background image behind this column
if its got to do with cherishing your story, slowing down a bit, & savoring the moment
Then I’m Your Girl
Hey, there! I’m Stephanie. Your Newest BFF & Simplicity Guru.
If you love family game nights, watching movies in your pj’s, & enjoying pancakes for dinner; believe in progress over perfection, in grace over guilt, then you are definitely in the right place. Welcome!
WHAT OTHER MAMAS ARE SAYING
WHAT OTHER MAMAS ARE SAYING
“I LOVE STEPHANIE’S SINCERE HOPE & PRAYER FOR HER READERS TO EMBRACE LIFE BY PURPOSELY CREATING A LOVING, COZY ENVIRONMENT IN THEIR HOME. HER IDEAS & CREATIVE MINDSET ARE CONTAGIOUS, ENCOURAGING YOU IN EVERY SEASON OF LIFE.”
If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.”
I am a proud Faygo Rock ‘N Rye drinking, coney dog scarfing (Lafayette’s the best), Tigers baseball cheering, Michigan gal through and through.
Whether it’s the crack of the ball at Comerica Park on a cool summer night, the gentle dance of the tulips in Holland every springtime, or the calming laps of the lakes on our rocky shores, there’s no doubt that Michigan is a place like no other.
There’s plenty of amazing places to see and experience but there’s nothing quite like sipping an iced coffee in the Adirondack chairs that dot the great lawn of Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island…watching colorful kites swoop above in the crystal blue sky, hearing the waves of Lake Huron crash along the shoreline and the clippity-clop of horse drawn carriages waltzing by.
“IT IS THE SWEET, SIMPLE THINGS OF LIFE WHICH ARE THE REAL ONES AFTER ALL” ~LAURA INGALLS WILDER
I have A SERIOUS CASE OF WANDERLUST
Most Recent Adventure: Mackinac Island
Best coffee shops on Mackinac island
Leave it to me to fine you the best coffee shops in any destination. Here are a few of my faves on M.I.
Ultimate Foodie Guide to Bar Harbor, Maine
Maine will forever be a favorite destination of ours and I think it has a lot to do with the incredible food we enjoyed there…
Staying at mission point resort
This is our favorite place to stay on “our island” because it has so much to offer the entire family…
30 reasons your family will love a disney cruise
Ever wonder if a Disney Cruise is worth the investment? Well, let’s just let these pics do the talking…
THE HEART BEHIND THE BLOG
Turning Pain Into Purpose.
It was late in the evenings following my first miscarriage, that I’d spend hours searching for inspiration and encouragement on Pinterest. That is when I stumbled upon blogs from women around the world sharing their stories of heartache alongside travel pics and hair tutorials.
I quickly fell in love with the world of blogging and thought if I can encourage just one woman during a difficult season of their life like these blogs did for me, then all the learning and coding and writing and designing would be worth it. (Yes, there’s a lot that goes into starting a blog, especially when you’re not tech savvy!).
So, the fact that you’re here today is such an absolute blessing! Welcome! I hope you find something here today that inspires you and encourages you. Cue the Toy Story theme, can you hear it?
“You’ve got a friend in me.”