We Love Our Dogs

Let me start by saying, Luke and I love our three dogs. They have very unique personalities and BOY do they keep us on our toes. Finn, for example, wishes he was a cat. Grass? No thanks. If we put a litter box in the house he would be thrilled. He also loves to slowly […]

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Life Happens

Have you ever had so much to say that you don’t know where to start?  That’s how I feel. I haven’t been on Balanced Chaos in months.  This was intentional. Sometimes you have to take a break from something if you feel God is pulling you in another direction.  Can I get an Amen? 😉 […]

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Real Talk Sessions: Luke & Aimee Bloopers

Luke and I have some big things coming your way. Last week we attempted to record the first session, but being filmed is not my forte; leaving us with more bloopers than any solid material. Leave it to Luke to make a video out of it, one I hope makes you laugh as much as […]

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Life Resolution: Spiritual Habits to Strengthen Your Faith

Hello 2018! Ah, the holidays have come and gone and the season of New Year’s resolutions is in full swing. If you’ve spent the past few days writing out the typical New Year’s resolutions, that seemingly never come into fruition, join the club.  So instead of writing down ideas that may resemble a “wish list” […]

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Vulnerable Post Alert: Dig Up Your Past Without Having a Meltdown

I recently read the book Uninvited by Lisa TerKeurst and it was a game changer for the way I process my everyday thinking.  My sister told me about this book because she was reading it in her Bible Study. At first I thought to myself, “I don’t feel left out or lonely”, like the book description […]

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Are you a Slave to Climbing the Social Ladder?

There is a big difference between networking and becoming obsessed with climbing the social ladder. One has the potential to create an opportunity for personal/career growth and the other gives you a high, followed by a drastic low. Why is that? Well, because when you become obsessed with making connections to “get” something socially; status, […]

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Bye Boy. And by Boy…I Mean Stress

If your life is anything like mine, your stress levels have the tendency to sky rocket due to the demands of being an adult. Work. Community Involvement. Dinners. Appointments. Being a good dog mom. Running Errands. Cleaning. Did I mention work? The list goes on an on. So how can you manage your stress levels […]

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Peace is a Verb

I was reading in 1 Peter last night and came across a passage I’ve read many times, but it struck me in a very different way.  This is what it reads: Whoever would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from deceitful speech. He must turn from […]

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Break Your Routine & Get Out of Your Funk

“I know one thing for sure; what we dwell on, is what we become” – Oprah Winfrey So, you’re in a funk. We’ve all been there. It starts small. Maybe with an event that triggered stress, which led to thinking about how to overcome it. That sometimes leads to dwelling over it, especially when it […]

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Put an End to Overthinking and Self-Sabotaging in Your Relationships

It’s currently 1:35 am and I am wide awake. Thinking. Some nights are like this. I guess I do all my critical self-evaluation after midnight. That’s normal, right? After the dust of the day has settled, my brain goes wild. It doesn’t matter if I am having the best day or the worst, as soon as […]

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