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Lessons from Becoming Mom

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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.The following content is sponsored by Hallmark: With tires squealing, my husband […]

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This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Mostly Meatless

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This meal plan is mostly meatless, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. Yay for a new meal plan. This one was really fun to shop and cook. It’s mostly meatless which is a great way to cut costs and eat lots of fresh, fiber-rich foods. […]

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The Weekly Ramble

The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. This girl? She’s going to be an amazing cook someday. She’s seven. She has an internal radar that goes off the minute I set foot at the stove or in the kitchen for that matter. She is desperate/eager/passionate to help and to learn. In by-gone days, […]

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A “Faith That Sticks” Giveaway from Tyndale House

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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. […]

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Passover on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

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Note from Jessica: I am thrilled to have Mara from Kosher on a Budget guest post for us today. While we practice very different faiths, I think it’s safe to say that we’ve learned a lot from each other. I love to watch her walk out her faith in a creative, frugal way. Kosher foods […]

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter

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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 […]

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A Pirate Fairy Tea Party

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Plan a tea party with your little girl. We used The Pirate Fairy as our inspiration. Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post, but I did receive a free copy of the movie. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way […]

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Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard

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On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas. So, here we are at our monthly Zone Defense check-in. If you’re just tuning in, you know that we’re facing off against clutter and disorganization. Time to get this place ship-shape, folks. A few weeks ago I explained my goals for getting […]

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