Category Archives: Our Life

Quarles in Iceland: A 5 Day Itinerary

If you aren’t planning a trip to Iceland, this may not be a helpful blog post for you, and feel free to skip right over it…or just look at some pretty photos and move on. But when I plan trips, … Continue reading

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Quarles In Iceland Part 1

In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land. Psalm 95:4-5  Jeremy and I just got back from … Continue reading

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On cynicism and the freedom to be creative…

At the age of 25, I have become a class A cynic. It’s a self-diagnosed disorder in which I choose to search for and highlight the flaws and failings in the creative expression of myself and others with the belief … Continue reading

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On flight delays, busy schedules, anger management, and time with Jesus…

 I wrote this a couple of weeks ago. I’m a little less stressed now, but writing out my feelings helped. I hope you find encouragement from the lament of an over-extended woman. 🙂  It’s been one of those weeks. One … Continue reading

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Whole30 Food Favorites

Yesterday, I shared about our Whole30 experience. Today, let’s talk FOOD FAVORITES!! I am happy to share some of my favorite recipes later, but for now, here are some of the staples we wouldn’t want to have done without these … Continue reading

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Things I Learned On My First Whole30

As of tomorrow, Jeremy & I will have completed our very first Whole30. The re-introduction process is slow, but today is our final day of super strict, read-every-label-or-start-over eating. Woo! If you have never heard of the Whole30, it’s a … Continue reading

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The Books You Read…2015

I wrote a blog post earlier this year about my affinity for travel, and I shared a favorite quote: You will be the same person you are now in five years except for the places you go, the people you … Continue reading

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