My 30 Day Pinterest Challenge

Pinterest Analytics MilliGFunk

Does deleting pins really help to increase Pinterest engagement? I’m about to find out. Here’s a snapshot of my current (May 12th, 2015) Pinterest analytics:   I’m getting an average of 895 daily impressions and 622 average daily viewers. Each month, I have an average of 8,367 viewers (awesome, right?), … Continue reading

Our Bavarian Bloggers’ Meet-Up at the Nuremberg Easter Market

Bonked Out Bloggers - Photo Courtesy of JavaCupcake

One of the best things about blogging is meeting — and learning from other bloggers. Last weekend was my first bloggers’ meet-up in more than two years, and this wasn’t just any meet-up; it was a meet-up of American bloggers living halfway around the world in Bavarian Germany. Betsy (a.k.a. @JavaCupcake) … Continue reading

Today's Military Wife

Nick and I started our pre-marital counseling with his Army chaplain this week, and so far, we’re both glad that we’ve decided to make time for the sessions. His chaplain is a great resource for us. He has extensive experience ministering to soldiers and their families, and he and his … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 2/1/2011

As Missourians brace for what is expected to be one of the worst winter storms in decades, I’m at home with my dog by my side, fighting off drowsiness. Despite a thickening layer of ice outside and progressively worsening news reports, there’s much to be thankful for today. 1. Family. … Continue reading

Vote for Me!

Riverfront Times Point & Clique Awards

Dear Readers, I feel like I’m running for high school student council all over again, but let’s face it: I rocked those high school student council elections. I used all the best glitter, all the catchiest and least predictable slogans (a favorite was “Broccoli is good for you. So is … Continue reading

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