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Having a Baby Without Breaking the Bank

having a baby without breaking the bank

Oh, baby! Those little bundles of joy can cost a small fortune, and that’s just getting them home from the hospital! After having 4 children, I have found a few ways to lessen the financial strain in different areas.   What is the first thing most women want to buy when they *suspect* that they […]

Sweets + Treats and my month of non-Whole30

chocolate churro

The month of January, I was on Whole30. I fully embraced it, but knowing my birthday was mid-February, I knew that re-starting it right away would not be a good decision. Suffice it to say, I have enjoyed my birthday month very much, from Mexican food to Italian food, sodas to ice cream, ending perfectly […]

Part 2: JOY!

Practical ways to exhibit joy!

Wednesdays’s post was about exhibiting the fruits of the spirit as Christians. Today, we’re discussing practical ways to exhibit joy. Read yesterday’s post here. We can set a great example by exhibiting Joy in “being”- this is simply having a good attitude when things don’t go our way, or as we planned them. I wonder […]

His Joy Comes in the Morning

His Joy comes in the morning

From the archives: originally posted Sept 19, 2011 God has been doing a work in me lately- specifically concerning the different ways we live out our faith. I have always been in church, been saved since I was eight, and I am married to a preacher man. But I have really been thinking lately about […]

I Scream, You Scream {A Giveaway}


Want more like this? Enter your email address for free updates: Hi there! I hope that each and every one of you felt loved on Valentine’s Day, whether in a relationship or not. We spent the morning at a wedding for dear church members and the afternoon at the beach with our kids and friends. […]

Happy Birthday to Me and Pins of the Week Party

By the time most of you are reading this, I’m celebrating my 35th birthday! I never thought I’d be excited about turning 35, but I really am! It seems an “official” adult age for some reason. Since it’s my birthday and I’m spending time with family, I won’t have any features this week from the […]