Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda

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Tomorrow we celebrate the glory of Jesus’ resurrection, his triumph over sin and death. Not only are we freed to live a life worthy of the hope and calling of God, but we know that death cannot hurt us once this life is over. We can live eternally with Him. That’s big. I am humbled […]

Spring Crafts for Kids

Spring Crafts for Kids - Spring calls for bright colors and a little carefree play. Check out these fun crafts to do with kids.

Spring calls for bright colors and a little carefree play. Check out these fun crafts to do with kids. Whether you’re celebrating Easter later in a few days, May Day in a few weeks or Mother’s Day next month, consider one or two of these fun crafts to do with your kiddos. I don’t know […]

9 Ways to Lean Godward This Week

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This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! We are entering Holy Week, a special time set aside to think of Jesus’ long […]

3 Free Printable Easter Menus

3 Free Printable Easter Menus - Make meal planning for the holiday as easy as pie.

Meal planning for holidays is even more fun than for regular days. I know. Some of you are just shaking your heads. Let’s just embrace my geekiness for a moment, okay? 1. Holidays are easier; tradition is involved. You don’t have to get super creative. 2. Holidays are special; you can throw out all the […]

A “Faith That Sticks” Giveaway from Tyndale House

A "Faith That Sticks" Giveaway from Tyndale House

The following giveaway is sponsored by¬†Tyndale House Publishers: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER:¬†andreahimel@ I come from the school of thought that all of life is worship. Our worldview and particularly our God-view can’t be easily separated from our every day. Even when we’re not cognizant of it, it directs our actions. […]

Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter

Empty Tomb Resurrection Cake

Empty Tomb Resurrection Cake Easter Sunday is in less than three weeks! Take a little time in the upcoming days to plan some special Easter activities with your kids. Whether it is making a special Easter treat together or simply reading a story together, these activities will help you celebrate this special holiday and remember […]

About the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and Santa Claus

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photo source: Rise of the Guardians While I think that I had a pretty good childhood, for one reason or another, I’ve chosen to do some things differently than my parents did. Oh, some things are the same: Sauerkraut and Pork, Ice Cubes and Christmas Trees, and Nanna’s Apple Pie. Daughter of not one, but […]

Living Debt Free

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For years, our family lived on the edge of financial ruin. We lived month-to-month, paycheck-to-paycheck. We were always frugal, but we lived beyond our means nonetheless. Since my husband was self-employed, all it took was an injury or a slough of bad weather to put us off our game. I lived with the fear and […]