Each year we host an extensive retreat that girls all over the country attend, and each year we have an incredible time diving into the Word and exploring our creative talents together. Make new friends, dig deeper in your relationship with Jesus, listen to amazing speakers, and spend 5 days with us in the beautiful mountains of Washington. 

This week: 2017 Spring Retreat!

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It's no secret that growing up is hard. It's even more difficult when everyone around you seems to be moving forward, and you're stuck awkwardly stumbling around trying to figure it out on your own. Trust us: you are not alone. And we're here to help, with tips and advice every Saturday to help you prepare for the big things ahead. 

New Series! Adulting 101

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Something is happening in our young women’s ministry and my spirit says we need to change the current narrative, because we are creating a dangerous habit. I’m afraid we are spending more time admiring the beauty of our decorated journaling Bibles than we are reading and being convicted by the Word.

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Ready or not summer is here and I have an amazing lineup of summer shoots to share with YOU over the next few weeks! Today we have delight girl, Ariella, sharing this bright & cheery session! More from the artist herself! Name/business name: Ariella/Ariella Noelle Photography Something short and sweet about you: I’m a natural […]


Bright & Cheery Portrait inspiration

by: Molli Hughes My cheeks flush red. You can no longer see the freckles that dot my nose. Instead my face is dusted with a rosy tint. My fingers tremble as adrenaline courses though my blood. This. The moment I had envisioned for months, was finally unfolding before me. The moment I step on a […]

Justice + Missions

Oh you guys!!! This recipe came to life when I was in the middle of cleaning out my fridge of all things!! I was just about to head out the door for our FIFTH Spring Delight Retreat (www.delightandbe.com), and wanted to put together a fresh salad for the leaders to share for dinner before the girls […]

Culinary Arts

Today I get to share with you our very own delight girl, Lyndsey Smyth! When she shared  this summer-style photoshoot with me I was excited to get it on the blog! All across the nation we are feeling summer head-on! I know I can at least speak for us southern Californians, it was 110 degrees […]


It was almost 8 months ago that I made this for the very first time, and now it’s something I make by the week. I absolutely love that I can make a whole pan ahead of time and have a week’s worth of breakfast ready in the fridge! I used to think being gluten and dairy free was […]

Culinary Arts

Go and do. I heard the word for the first time when I was 18.  I had been to a YWAM base four times throughout my high school years, and it enticed me.  The culture was so life-giving and so different from what I knew at home, and I wanted to be a part of […]

Justice + Missions

With record breaking heat across the nation I thought I’d mix it up by sharing this icy photo shoot to cool ya down ;) Rachel is so insanely talented and this edgy & urban shoot is bound to inspire you at your next photo session! Here is more from the artist herself: Name/business name: Rachel Burkhart […]


Mediterranean food has to be one of my very favorite types. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m one fourth Greek, or maybe it’s the fact that my grandma taught me all her tips and tricks of how to make the perfect authentic Greek food when I was growing up. Either way, my heart skips a […]

Culinary Arts

I’ll always remember seeing those eyes. Those eyes, that stared back at me, pierced softly but deeply. It was a sweet little girl, an orphan in Haiti, peering through the turquoise painted window sill as we walked up toward the door. I photographed a picture of those eyes – and that picture is etched into […]

Justice + Missions

I’m so excited to share with you one of my favorite humans, Anna Gray! If you’ve met Anna her energy is contagious. These images are just SO fun and I love the touches of Anna Gray as an artist in these images! Rain or shine, heres some inspiration for your next shoot!    Name/Business name: […]


Good morning, sweet girls! I am so incredibly excited to share creative entrepreneurs on our blog! And Kristin is one of my favorite online store owners!  I have followed Kristin for a few years online & have been so inspired by her. . .not only her God-give talent, but also her heart for Jesus. Make […]

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I remember it like it was yesterday. Maybe it’s because five years isn’t a very long time, or maybe it’s because my life was so greatly affected by it. In May of 2011, I was diagnosed with a nerve condition that left six of my toes immobile. There were days I wasn’t quite sure I’d […]

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This engagement photography inspiration is brought to you by our very own Photography Intensive group leader, Ashley Link!  I love the way she captured this couple, and her posing is a great go-to guide when your just stuck on how to move your couple next! Be sure to give Ash a follow to see more […]





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