sweet client and respected friend — so thankful to have been able to meet her in person at Allume this year!
sweetest scribbler you could ever meet (and though we just met a few years ago, she’s known my husband’s family for ages)
cheerleader, encourager, and all around amazing assistant for Allume — so thankful for this lady!
amazing wordsmith and passionate young woman
- Diane Shiffer
my roomie at Relevant (now Allume) and one of the dearest ladies, not to mention most fun bloggers, you’d ever want to meet (and, she loves aprons!)
an amazing weaver of words who has spent much time walking the roads Jesus walked
- Elisabeth Allen
love her books…and her heart for the Lord and for other girls
she’s young, but she’s got a gift for writing — thrilled to have her on our team at YLCF
she has my dream job — she’s a columnist! and she’s hilarious, to boot.
I started reading her family’s books how many years ago? Longtime fellow writer.
a sweet young mom I’m privileged to know and learn from
she went to college with my bro and his wife, and she took the (amazing) pictures for YLCF’s logo where she now blogs with us!
- Jessica Telian
we met through mutual friends, and now we are friends — she blogs with simple seriousness and always blesses me with her wisdom
she has triplets — what more need I say?
she blogs about savings, but we also share a fellow love of books!
a country girl with a story of patriarchy and healing
passionate and full of fun, glad to be getting to know this girl!
sweet blogger I can’t wait to get to know better!
she plays with words so very well — her posts are a work of art
a pastor’s wife with a heart for sharing a “daily cup of grace”
she writes beautiful parables, poetry, and prose of brokenness and redemption and living for Him
purposeful young wife…great points to ponder!
passionate lover of books!
this amazing mother of ten has so much wisdom to share (including her new eBook Hula Hoop Girl) – honored to know her!
this lady has quite the story that everyone’s been talking about and I can’t wait to actually sit down and read!
fellow Tommy Mommy and Allume goer, I’m looking forward to getting to know Traci better!
- Trina Holden
a God-send of a friend, always encouraging and inspiring — not to mention my cohort in every brainstorming session!
in my family tree
my cousin’s sister-in-law and a joyful mother of children
my beloved cousin JenJen, a missionary to Africa, and my friend
my little sister! (not to mention a gorgeous girl who can play a harp like an angel!)
my cousin’s wife—a woman of faith, and a welcome addition to our family!
full of faith and in love with Jesus, she’s a grown woman but I will always think of her as my little cousin Lindy Lou!
my brother’s sister-in-law—but more importantly a fellow mom and pilgrim (and we love her twins!)!
on my friends list
long-time pen pal and fellow editor, her graphic design graces YLCF’s website!
a long-time pen pal with a creative flair and a love for all things Japanese
love this girl—her heart for God and her family always points me to Jesus (and, her son is sorta kinda named after my husband!)
fun country gal — the person who convinced me to try kefir (and a fellow apron addict)
- Jessica Boling
I’ve known Jessica for ages through mutual friends—she blogs with sweet contemplation
we’ve been friends since we were girls—Kelly is a thrifty mommy who keeps track of her coupon savings on her blog
a pen pal and friend from girlhood years, who blogs on all things natural and homey
a friend, a mentor, and an inspiration (not to mention the most amazing writer)
in my bookmarks
- Ann Voskamp
a blog of beauty—in words and pictures
a firefighter’s wife who blogs with honesty & beauty about the healing after losing a child
what can I say — I love to read the blogs of farm women!
lots of good words on friendship
exquisite words on motherhood…and raising twins!
a world traveler who shares honestly the lessons she learns as a mamma
- Passionate Homemaking
lots of great archives on balancing green and godly…plus always timely inspiration on motherhood and life
- Sarah Markley
an expert in the writing craft — I always appreciate her words, especially when they are on writing
on my bookshelf
- Alan W. Harris
homeschooling dad, and author of Hobbit-style adventure tales with truth for the whole family
- Alistair Begg
I wish I caught his sermons every day on the radio. He’s amazing. Gotta love the accent.
- Crystal (Money Saving Mom)
I’ve known Crystal for almost forever — she has a neat heart for helping moms with a lot more than just saving money
- Elisabeth Elliot
If you don’t know this lady’s story, you must read it.
- Paperback Swap
responsible for many of the books on our shelves!
- Randy Alcorn
Amazing writer. Godly man.
- Tsh (Simple Mom)
down-to-earth lady who has a gift for writing and for managing — I want to be like her when I grow up!
- Vicki Lucas
new writing friend!
- Virginia Work
a writer friend who has a knack for novels of both the mystery and medieval twists
on my playlist
- Andrew Peterson
his story-style songs remind me much of my beloved Country music
- FamilyLife Today
a fabulous ministry to families—my parents highly recommend their marriage conferences, and I catch their radio broadcast frequently
- Gateway to Joy
“You are loved with an everlasting love…” I spent years listening to that dear voice begin each radio program with those words.
- Huckabee Report
No, he’s not Paul Harvey—but he’s even more conservative. Try to catch his news program at least once a day.
- Janet Parshall
So articulate, so positive—I want to be just like her when I grow up!
- Joshua Harris
He’s influenced my generation more than he will probably ever know. I always respect and appreciate his writings.
- Michael Card
My hubby introduced me to his music — and I love it.
- Nancy Leigh DeMoss
She’s not Elisabeth Elliot, but she still does have a lot of good things to say!
- Patch the Pirate
My family can’t get enough of Patch the Pirate and his music.
- Ranger Bill
You haven’t really grown up properly unless you’ve grown up listening to Ranger Bill (and Patch the Pirate).
- Sons of Korah
I am going to own one — or a lot — of their CD’s. Soon.
trading out CD’s we don’t listen to any more for ones we will!
in the kitchen
- Azure Standard Bulk & Natural Foods
We order everything from raw cacao syrup to oatmeal from Azure!
- Nourishing Gourmet
no, I don’t cook like this—I only barely try!
- Simple Bites
this is my style of cooking…!
- Tammy’s Recipes
always something easy and healthy
everywhere & everything else
- A Deeper Story
a blog with sometimes more questions than answers, it always helps me think about issues from someone else’s perspective — I don’t read it often, but I never miss my friend Ashleigh’s posts there
My favorite bloggy conference (formerly called Relevant) — it’s truly like a reunion of friends!
I just started using this site for my online purchases–to earn up to 25% cash back!
- Faithbooking with Creative Memories
I was practically born and raised a CM girl—now if I only took time to do my photos!
- Hope in Haiti
The story of Hope in Haiti is a special one to us—it was founded by my husband’s aunt after the death of his uncle.
- Mark 5 Ministries
Helping missionaries with technology, this ministry my uncle helped found has a unique calling.
- Rabbit Room
- I never miss my friend Lanier’s posts here…
- Samaritan Ministries
sharing health care costs—while fighting for health care the way it should be
earn rewards like Amazon gift cards just for doing your normal everyday web searches!
- Windrift Hill
I could go through gallons of this lotion and body butter every year.
- Kindred Grace
the way I’ve met so many of the dear friends who have changed my life
P.S. Even though these are sites I like and often read, I can’t guarantee or endorse everything on them. If you would like me to link to your site, or would rather I not link to your site, please let me know. If I’ve missed linking to you, please forgive me — it wasn’t an intentional slight! And of course, please feel free to link to my site!