Weekend Thoughts + Links

Life has a way of slowing us down when we least expect it. Our daughter is under the weather this morning, and it looks like our date night might be postponed... It is also pouring rain outside (for the millionth day in a row, though that might be a slight exaggeration). And I am doing my best to embrace all of it. How do you handle unexpected changes?

Below are a few favorite links from around the web this week.

Spiced apple waffles. Um, yum. 

Starting a new book with a few women in my church. I adore Shauna Niequist's writing! (affiliate link)

Tips from moms who know how to style a home on a budget

A simple indian corn garland.

Changing the comment from "You are such a smart girl!" to "You worked so hard and look what you achieved!" - Great parenting advice by MJ of Pars Caeli

I lived in Beaufort, SC for five years. This article makes me want to revisit ASAP.


My work elsewhere

Tips for Pinterest board branding on the Alt Summit blog.

How to style with gold pumpkins.

Simple homemade applesauce in the crockpot!