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Seasonal Chores and Keepers of the Home: Biblical Homemaking

  With this being my own personal season chore chart, you also can have the opportunity to create and print your own.  Click here to download, create, and print the Seasonal Chore Chart. May I encourage you to continue reading more in The Mommy Blogger Series: Keepers of the Home for more informational articles and… Continue reading Seasonal Chores and Keepers of the Home: Biblical Homemaking

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Frugality and Biblical Homemaking

Frugality and Biblical Homemaking Frugality is being a good steward of the blessings that the Lord has given you.  Most of the time, it is up to the homemaker to do the grocery shopping, buying of clothes, and other household items for the family. The homemaker must be able to take the needs of her… Continue reading Frugality and Biblical Homemaking

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Mommy Blogger Series: 31 Tips to Help You Begin Saving Money on Groceries

How to Save Money on Groceries Keep a stocked pantry with the basics. Make a menu and stick to it. Make a grocery list and stick to it. Shop sales and stock up. Many plan their weekly menu around what is on sale. Shop for the basics 2 times a month (produce more often). Shopping… Continue reading Mommy Blogger Series: 31 Tips to Help You Begin Saving Money on Groceries

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Mommy Blogger Series: Keepers of the Home

For the Love of Writing I love writing and by the age of 42, I have been writing for the majority of my life.  Just as the types of writing changed over the years, so has the purpose and intent of my writing. As a child, I wrote to be creative. When I was a… Continue reading Mommy Blogger Series: Keepers of the Home

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5 Lessons on Raising Girls to Become Godly Women

Raising Girls In the almost fourteen years I have been raising children, five of them have been girls.  Currently, we have five girls ages 3 to almost 14 under our roof, along with our ten-year-old son. The minute my first daughter was placed in my arms, life changed at that moment. People joke that she… Continue reading 5 Lessons on Raising Girls to Become Godly Women

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Trusting God When Things Don’t Go Your Way

Follow Your Heart My husband told me many years ago that I was a ‘control freak’  because I would try to fix everything. When he told me that I remember being deeply offended. Did he not know that I knew what was best for everybody (insert sarcasm)? Because of how I felt, I believed I… Continue reading Trusting God When Things Don’t Go Your Way

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How We Clean Our 7,000 (square foot) House in Less Than One Hour

THE MOVE Four years ago we moved from a 1,000 square foot house to a 7,000 square foot house.  At that time we had five small children.  We were extremely content at our old house. We lived a minimalistic lifestyle and kept things simple. The only reason we moved to a different house was due… Continue reading How We Clean Our 7,000 (square foot) House in Less Than One Hour

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Guest Post: 6 Tips to Help You Talk to Your Teen

My guest post today is by an expert who has worked with teens for more than a decade. If you looking for tips on how to talk with your teen or need help connecting with your teen in conversation, these are some great tips to help. 6 Tips to Help You Talk with Your Teen… Continue reading Guest Post: 6 Tips to Help You Talk to Your Teen

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Slow Cooker Mac-n-Cheese

The crock pot or slow cooker (whichever you prefer) is my best friend most days. I absolutely adore the idea of throwing something in there and forgetting about it until it is time to eat. Therefore, it was not a surprise today when I decided to use the slow cooker in preparation for our church potluck.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Mac-n-Cheese

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Guest Post: Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree

  Thanksgiving is just a few days away. This is the time of year that we focus on being content, thus cultivating gratefulness. My guest blogger today, Elaine from thisgratefulmama tells us how to create a Grateful Tree with our family.   Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree I’m excited to share how our family has been recording our 59… Continue reading Guest Post: Practice Gratitude: The Grateful Tree