Simply Tuesday: Video

by jessicaturner on August 19, 2015

I’m delighted to share this interview with Emily P. Freeman, author of the newly released Simply Tuesday. If you haven’t read Emily’s books before, you must. She truly is one of my favorite writers in the Christian space and speaks to my heart in practical and poignant ways. Buy Simply Tuesday today!


A Chat with Liz Curtis Higgs

by jessicaturner on July 28, 2015

Earlier this month on my (in)courage writers’ retreat, I had the opportunity to spend some time with the lovely Liz Curtis Higgs. I first met Liz when Angie toured with Women of Faith. She is one of the kindest women I have ever met. Ezra was a big fan of her too. I adore her […]


July is one of the best months for shopping Target clearance. If you are new to the blog, or need a refresher, I highly recommend you read my 10 tips for shopping Target clearance. Baby gear, lawn & garden, summer products and toys are all marked down in a BIG way this month. Typically, we […]


SALE: 40-50% Off Must-Read Books

by jessicaturner on July 3, 2015

Amazon is having a big sale and has marked a bunch of Christian books down 40-50% off. If you are looking for some books to add to your summer reading list, or to give to friends, now is the time to stock-up. Affiliate links are used in this post. The Fringe Hours: Making Time for […]


A Must-Read Memoir for Moms

by jessicaturner on June 30, 2015

I began scrapbooking in 2004, right around the time I met Matthew. This was the start of the big scrapbooking boom. I went to conferences, participated in challenges and got to know like-minded memory keepers, many who are still friends today. One of those friends is Kayla Aimee. We met when she worked at the […]

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27 Recipes for Chocolate Chip Cookie Lovers

by jessicaturner on June 3, 2015

One of my goals this summer is to be in the kitchen with my kids more. Between the end of pregnancy and having a new baby, we sort of got out of the habit of cooking/baking together. This past weekend we made banana bread and had a blast. Both Elias and Adeline love chocolate chips, […]


11 Ways to Dress Up a Salad: Recipes

by jessicaturner on May 28, 2015

As I mentioned before, I am doing Weight Watchers to help get the rest of my baby weight off. One meal that I am eating a lot of is salads. I was recently looking on Pinterest to find some new salad recipes and though I might share a few here. Strawberry poppyseed salad with chicken […]

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Shark Rotator Professional Lift-Away Vacuum Review

by jessicaturner on March 24, 2015

My husband Matthew loves to vacuum. When we received a Shark Rotator vacuum to review, I asked him if he would be willing to write a review because like with our Shark Rocket, I knew he would be passionate and honest. I was right. I think he should do infomercials. If you are looking for […]


Podcasts to Check Out and a Fringe Hours Sale

by jessicaturner on February 26, 2015

If you haven’t yet ordered your copy of The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You, run to Amazon and do it right away. They dropped the price again to just $8.99, which is the lowest it has been priced since the book launched. People have been so moved by the book and its message, calling […]


It’s Not Too Late – Join The Fringe Hours Book Club

by jessicaturner on February 23, 2015

Thousands of you bought your copies of The Fringe Hours last week, which was so exciting. One of the things that I love about the book is not only are its principles life-changing, but it lends itself to a great discussion. If you haven’t yet joined The Fringe Hours book club, hosted on (in)courage, I […]