“You can make it, but it’s easier if you don’t have to do it alone.” -Betty Ford

I am privileged to be part of a blogging mastermind group. Through their encouragement, tech savvy-ness and prayers- my blog has grown to be something I could have never imagined alone. Take a moment to peruse their blogs? From all walks of life they offer beauty, hope and a little bit of laughter to your day. 

Trina Holden – author of Real {Fast} Food, mother and the best blogging-cheerleader I know. 

Katiepassionate about identity and discipleship. Prayer-warrior extraordinaire

Gretchen Louise – farmer’s wife, mommy, techie and brilliant webmaster

September McCarthy– mommy to ten, authentic and a testimony to God’s grace through pain.

Chantel– sweet, encouraging and I just eat up her gardening posts (and photos!)

Jessica Whitemommy to 4, two and under (triplets in there!)  and the comment-queen! (join her comment blog-hop?)

Katerireading her blog is like getting a little taste of God’s glorious creation, right through the computer screen! 

Diane Shiffer– homeschooling mama of five, who brings humor and realness to following Christ. 

Mandy– thoughtful reviewer, twitter ninja (I’ve learned everything from watching her) and pastor’s wife.

Kristinaword-weaver, creator of the Better Writer series at Allume, and mommy to four. 

Ginger Truittwriter of a weekly humor column in newspapers across Indiana and Kentucky, she is joy. 

The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.  ~Marge Kennedy

I’m not the only writer in my family and certainly not the best. Take a minute to check out some of the others?

Brianna she’s given me a nephew and twin nieces (i.e. I think she’s the best thing ever) and is one of the most talented women I know. 

Anneshe writes beautiful, humorous pieces- and she’s my grandma! 

Jennifer Lynne – my cousin who astounds me with her beauty and love for the King of kings. 

Carla– writer and mommy of two. Her “you might be a mother if…” posts are priceless!

Janelle– my cousin who runs this blog full of diy crafts, weddings and everything stylish. 

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Dr. Ann Wigmore

I have been journeying toward eating “whole foods” for several years now. These blogs have been my greatest encouragement.

Naturally Knocked Up

Natural Fertility

Frugal Granola