So what’s this blog about? Why “Liv By Grace,” what’s the story? Well, because I’m Liv. By grace. (If you want to read more about what that means in my personal life, check out my testimony here.) The reason why I started Liv By Grace is because, just a few years ago, I finally started to ... Read More about Why Liv By Grace?
Loss is devastating. Grief is enveloping. It’s a feeling like a true punch in the gut, and your very breath is knocked right out of you. If you haven’t known this feeling, chances are you will someday. It’s just a fact of living in this old world. And if you’ve already experienced it, you know ... Read More about Grace for a Grieving Heart
Eating at home can be tough when you're low on time and energy--and let's be real--when you're on a budget. This recipe for making reuben sandwiches at home is super quick and delish. Plus it's family-friendly and will help you stay within your budget. I mean, 6 sandwiches for $10? That's what I'm ... Read More about 6 Easy Reuben Sandwiches for Under $10
My sister is 7 years younger than me, so I have vivid memories of her youngest days, which thrills her, I’m sure. I still remember whenever her Kindergarten class would get too rambunctious, the teacher would announce, “O.O.C.!” because they were out of control. This meant that they were to stop and ... Read More about The Secret to an UNDERwhelmed Mindset
When your body is so starved of nutrients, your brain simply cannot function as it was created to. The depth of darkness that is anorexia sucks you in and makes you believe that you absolutely have no choice. It literally changes your brain chemistry. It's like an addiction. I remember at the ... Read More about Learning to Live | How I Beat Anorexia, Part 3
Seven months ago I quit my job. It's always been my dream to stay home, so I should've been super excited that it was finally happening! But instead of a dream come true, it felt a little like a nightmare. Because I quit even though I couldn’t afford to do it. Not sure how to create a budget or ... Read More about How I Quit My Job When I Couldn’t Afford To
Once I graduated from high school, I had absolutely no idea what to do. All I could think of was finally being free from the hell of social anxiety that it caused me day after day. But then I was expected to turn around and march right back into the 7th circle that was college. If you've ... Read More about Spiraling out of Control | How I Beat Anorexia, Part 2
Due to that thing called life, we went over our spending budget for April. However, I’m happy to say that a lot of these things won’t be repeating next month, woohoo! Making this list is so helpful for me in creating and sticking to budgets for future months, so hopefully it's something useful to ... Read More about Spending Breakdown for the Month