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To Be More Joyful: Watch Your Words

We’ve all heard about the dangers of the tongue. How we use (or don’t use) our words has a tremendous impact on those around us as well as on our own attituds. How we speak has a direct impact on how much joy we will find in life, especially “life as MOM.”

High School Graduation Gifts that Won’t Break the Bank

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Graduation season is upon us. And before you go out shopping, consider a few frugal but fun tokens of congratulations:

Booking It: The May Update

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I have been updating my original reading goals for the year. You all have supplied such great book suggestions that I have to add them. I think I’ve found some kindred spirits amongst those who link up or comment each month and share their good reads. Thank you! I don’t know a lot about these […]

The Solid Rock

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Photo Source: Mike Baird People will disappoint you. Plans will not go according to plan. Life will have its bumps in the roads. These words remind me where to stand: My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness. I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly trust in Jesus’ Name. […]

Frugal Friday: Budget Anniversary Celebrations

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When a special occasions rolls around, it brings with it the temptation to “do it up big.” Usually that signifies “do it up expensive.” A few too many “special” occasions and you can find yourself in the poor house. Or at least with a few too many bills and too little money.

To Be More Joyful: Get a Reality Check

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You’re frustrated. You want to be the best mom that you can be. You want to manage your home simply, economically, and efficiently. But somehow things, people, circumstances aren’t cooperating with your master plan. And it is robbing you of joy. You find yourself angry, impatient, and discontent. What do you do? Complacency and a feeble […]

Happy Blogiversary!

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Two years ago this weekend I was sitting in Panera having a Mom’s Morning Out. I’d been working on a project. Feeling somewhat impetuous because I had no idea what I was doing, I hit publish.

Life as MOM: The Blog was born.