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This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Comfort Foods

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.This  week’s meal plan is full of comfort foods, can be shopped […]

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Making God’s Agenda Mine

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My to-do list has a heart divided. What if its sole purpose was to follow God? As a writer, blogger, and highly competitive person, I care a lot, probably too much, about what people think about me. I don’t know that I sit and stew about it or say something other than what I mean, […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. What a week! I’m typing this on Friday night (French Friday, to be exact) after enjoying an amazing meal. Like I said in this post, one of my take-aways from our European vacation was to tweak the way we eat. This afternoon I baked a couple of […]

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Making the Holiday Table Prettier with Mud Pie

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The following post is sponsored by Mud Pie. As you know we spent a month this fall traveling throughout France and making a few stops in London. It was an amazing adventure for our family. One of the best aspects of the trip was mealtimes. No surprise there, eh? We not only dined with several different […]

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How Having Less Can Save You More {Frugal Friday}

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 It’s okay not to have all that you think you want. When we have less, we save more. And we treat what we have with more thankfulness. We tend to think that if we don’t have an excess of something, i.e. money, that we are lacking. Having “just enough” money to pay the bills can […]

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Homeschool Away from Home

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Homeschool doesn’t have to be at home. Here’s how learning happened during our European vacation.

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Grab A Simpler Season for Five Bucks (EXPIRED)

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Now’s the time to think about how you really want to spend the next two months. Crazy and overwhelmed? Or peaceful with a distinct set of goals to help you enjoy the holiday season?  You know I love a good sale. It’s fun when I get to slash prices on my own products. In honor […]

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5 Comforting Fall Recipes

5 Fall Comfort Foods

Fall is here! If you’re looking for a little comfort food for the cooler nights, try one of these recipes. A month ago, we were sporting shorts and tshirts in these here parts. We left for Europe and whoosh! while we were gone, the seasons changed. We even had rain over the weekend! Be still […]

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