In Case You Didn’t Know About Brett Young

By Lauren Schwab Country music artist, Brett Young, brought his West Coast-meets-Southern sound to Hillsboro, Ohio to capture the hearts of fans at the annual Festival of the Bells. Young shared his honest song lyrics while telling stories to the audience about his song writing inspiration. From telling the story of ending a six year […]

If You Ain’t Got Love… at a Concert

I had been looking forward to last Saturday night for sometime. My boyfriend and I were planning to see the Josh Abbott Band in Indianapolis at 8 Second Saloon. I had never been there before and the show had been rescheduled from March. The Journalist in me was excited about the possibility of meeting Josh […]

Christina Grimmie In Christ Alone

By Lauren Schwab “Owl City’s cover of this inspired me to sing this for you guys. Easter is one of my faaaaaavorite holidays! JESUS CHRIST IS MY LORD AND SAVIOR and i’m not at all ashamed of it,” commented Christina. I first heard Christina sing when I searched for the song “In Christ Alone” on […]

Country Music Sweetie Tegan Marie is Calling Dibs On Her Dreams

By Lauren Schwab Tegan Marie was born in Detroit, Michigan in 2003 on a blustery, cold day in October – and our next country star was born. Tegan picked up a guitar at age six, wrote love songs at eight and was playing national stages by 11. Her sweet, clean vocals and sensitive interpretations have […]

That Little Girl With Curls Is Gone

By Lauren Schwab My grandma brought in a photo of me as a young girl and my Dad said, “That little girl is gone.” It can be sad to think about time passed and changes made, but I reminded him of the woman he has helped me become. I would not be who I am […]

I Kissed a Dolphin in Grand Bahama!

By Lauren Schwab I made my piglets a little jealous by getting some kisses from dolphins in the Bahamas! My mom and I crossed off going on a Grand Celebration cruise to the Bahamas and swimming with dolphins on our bucket list. It was a magical experience. We swam with 38-year-old mother Kayla and her […]

Life Revival Lessons From Lindsey Stirling

By Lauren Schwab I am so inspired by Lindsey Stirling’s talent and how she shares true art in a way that captures the imagination and inspires the soul. When I hear her music and my favorite, Roundtable Revival, my mind is taken to another place. I feel as though I can conquer the world and […]

Family Farm Memories

There are some memories that fade away, and those you remember forever. Farming is forever in my memories and future ones I have yet to make. Faith, Family and Farming are the essence of my being. I have one life. I am a farm girl in the 21st century making her way. I want to […]

Heaven is Closer – Prayers for Emily

By Lauren Schwab This past weekend I learned of news that made me revaluate my life’s priorities and perspective. I naturally try to have a positive perspective and attitude towards life even in the midst of challenges. I hear of the awful things that happen in the world each day, but when something tragic happens […]

Life Lessons From Leonardo DiCaprio

By Lauren Schwab I have come to learn and know life is but a vapor. It can be hard to remember this when we go on living day after day, until something unexpected happens to us or someone we know to remind of this. Whether it be near death experiences, missed opportunities, birthdays that make […]