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Few of my favorite things - Rebekah Nyakairu

Few of my favorite things



Antelope in the Living Room


Melanie Shankle’s  writing is lighthearted, funny, insightful, and encouraging. One evening while I was reading this book full of hilarious insights about marriage, my husband asked me what was so funny as I kept laughing out loud. My husband was also reading a marriage book, Sacred Marriage. An excellent marriage book that we would recommend. The irony was we were both reading marriage books that were on different ends of the spectrum. Stephen was reading a very deep and spiritual marriage book while I was reading a very lighthearted marriage book. I didn’t think he would find Melanie’s stories as funny coming out of the deep thinking of Gary Thomas. So, if you are looking for a profound, thought provoking book on marriage read Gary Thomas. If you are looking for a funny, lighthearted book of marriage stories, read Melanie Shankle! 

Baby Kicks


Hello Baby! One of my absolute favorite things about being pregnant is feeling our baby girl move and kick inside of me. It’s crazy to think that Gracie is in there, moving around, and we will meet her in a couple weeks. While there are times at night that I tell her to quiet down so her mama can sleep, I love feeling her every movement!

Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins


I love anything banana! While I have my favorite banana bread recipe, I was looking on pinterest for an option that would be healthy and delicious. I  enjoyed making these yummy muffins!

Michael Jr. 


I first heard Michael Jr at the Leadership Summit a couple years ago. He is so funny! I love his jokes and I find it refreshing to hear clean comedy. If you are in need of a good laugh, check him out!


Sorta Awesome Podcast


I have been listening to more podcasts lately as I’m working on projects around our home or going for long walks in the evening. I recently discovered this fun podcast...

Each week, author and show host Megan Tietz and co-hosts Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura serve up fresh doses of sparkly small things and provide thoughtful answers to listener questions all with an eye on helping you make your inner awesome shine.


What were some of your favorite things this week?

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