Grieving My "Old" Purse

I realized that I wasn’t really missing my “old” purse, but I was grieving over my “old” life. While I, and many others, may be walking around with “new” purses, know that behind the fancy exterior, there may be unspoken hurt and heartbreak.

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Tips for Traveling with Babies & Toddlers Part I

Traveling cross country can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to flying with toddlers that will help you keep your sanity and make it an enjoyable experience for everyone...including you!

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Dino-Mite Birthday Cake

Create a Jurassic World birthday cake your dinosaur loving kid is sure to love! This was by far the best birthday cake that I had two other people make for my son's birthday!

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Meet Marissa

Hi! I’m Marissa, wife, mother and Christ-follower. I always thought I’d start a blog when I had accomplished something great in life. When I had reached the top of the proverbial “ladder of success” or had finally made a name for myself. Instead, I am writing this from the deepest valley that I have ever found myself in in my entire life. I may be down, but I am continually looking up. Looking up to a Savior who saves, a Comforter who comforts, a Redeemer who redeems and a Creator who can make beauty from these ashes. Welcome to Beautifully Broken, a place where God transforms brokenness into beauty.