Shameless bathroom selfie with my new tee – picked out from Hello Apparel when I won the giveaway from this fine mama

Reading /// The Testing. Love it. Anticipating a movie debut in the near future! Also, just downloaded this for my new Bible study.

Feeling /// ecstatic! One day after Jemma’s 1/2 birthday (April 3rd) she intentionally pooped in the potty. This is BIG! I’ll spare you all the TMI details. Just know, this mama is happy. We’ve crossed a bridge and I pray we don’t turn back. 

On a totally separate note, but on the wave of feelings, I’m really taking this quote to heart …

Believe God’s word and power more than you believe your own feelings and experiences. Your Rock is Christ, and it is not the Rock which ebbs and flows, but your sea. -Samuel Rutherford

Racing /// to Seattle tomorrow! The mama and I are having a date at Portage Bay because everyone and their sister are telling me I have to try it. So I will. Because I rarely say no to food. Scratch that … Max had the spits again last night so we’re staying local :( Poor Bubs!

Using /// our essential oils for everything. I’m diffusing OnGuard (Max has a tummy bug), rubbing DigestZen on his belly to calm it and Jemma’s to help her poo, a sleep blend on their feet at nap and bedtime (I’ll share the blend soon!) and Serenity for myself. Oh, and I just ordered the new TriEase allergy gel caps that are a mix of lemon, lavender and peppermint to help when those darn seasonal allergies flair. Yep, we love our oils around here!

Smelling /// See above :) Oh, and still loving my organic deodorant. Sign up for coupons here. Never going back to the chemical stuff!

A few links to share …
Last but not least, my Instagram shop my closet, @tmgcloset, is open until next Tuesday! Then it’s off to the consignment shop – so take a browse and feel free to make an offer :)

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  1. says

    You know, so many of my friends in TX were swearing by essential oils, I really should try them out. We use tea tree oil in our house a lot, but that's about it.

  2. ThatMamaGretchen says

    Yes! Take the plunge girl, you won't regret it one bit!