It’s been a dream of mine for years to venture west and explore the great pacific north west! Pictures of wild untouched coast lines, snowcapped mountains and deep rain forests captured my adventures heart. However, the prices of flights and lodging squashed that dream quickly and I put this trip on the back burner for years. When I got an email in September for a … Continue reading Amanda Takes the PNW: Part 1
If you know me, you know that I desire to be married and I pray quite a bit, well every day for my future husband. When I was younger, in my early 20s my prayers looked more like “ God, please send me a husband that’s cute” 🤦🏻♀️ But throughout the years they have progressed, I’ve become more patient in this season of waiting and growth. I … Continue reading Growth in the waiting
I’ve been wanting to make a trip to Nashville for a couple months so when my boss said they needed someone to cover a class for two weeks in Nashville I jumped at the opportunity!! My schedule ended up being pretty full but I did get three full days in the city! My company provided lodging and I was actually in Hendersonville, TN about 25 … Continue reading 3 days in Nashville!
As encounter season approaches, I start getting major marriage fever. There is nothing more amazing to witness husbands and wives breaking chains, worshipping together and Watching relationships make complete turnarounds in a weekend! It blows my mind and truly shows the miracles that God Can Do and Wants to do in our lives and in our world! I also get the joy of watching couples … Continue reading Marriage fever strikes again
Happy August my peeps! As we start the 8th month of 2018, I am taking some time to reflect and reestablish what my purpose is. I’ve been trying to keep going big, travelling more and trying to see how much I can grow my Instagram but then becoming more and more frustrated that I don’t have followers. I was listening to the podcasts and reading the blogs … Continue reading New month, New Goals!
A couple weeks ago I interviewed for what I consider the dream job, still within Walmart and in the Academy division but lots of travel and meeting new people. . . Well I just found out that They went with another candidate. My immediate thoughts were “I just suck at all this”, “why can’t I say the right things”, “what is wrong with me” and … Continue reading God I’m frustrated, but I trust you
In this weekend of endless scrolling through pictures of literally everyones wedding( I’m pretty sure there are only like 5 of us single folk left) it’s super easy to start feeling a tad jealous especially as a 29 yr old Jesus loving girl. . . I love weddings and always have, I watch all the shows, have Pinterest boards and dream of being a planner … Continue reading Wedding Season and 1 am thoughts
While spring cleaning and purging my office and journals it’s been interesting to look back at all my 5 millions lists, I planned everything! Every aspect of my life had a timeline, things I needed to have done by a certain age or in a year, a few months, next week, etc. I had lists for my future husband and what I was looking for … Continue reading God’s Plan
After all my research and planning I kinda became overwhelmed by all the things I wanted to see and do in Ireland. I had a few days alone before my friend arrived for the holiday so I chose two day trips, both through Paddy Wagon tours. My first day was an amazing trip to the famed cliffs of Moher. We started out pretty early but … Continue reading The Cliffs of Moher
London is known for being a pricey city to visit but don’t let that deter you from visiting. I spent a couple days in jolly ole London in January and my goal was to spend as little money as possible. 1. It’s always cheaper to travel in the off season, I was there in January so I got a pretty decent deal on a hotel. … Continue reading London on the cheap