Christianity

Merry Christmas

      By now many of you are probably celebrating or in the process of celebrating Christmas.   We are getting ready to head off to our candlelight Christmas Eve service at the church.  Then back home to tuck some excited children into bed in anticipation of Christmas Day tomorrow. Every year I read the… Continue reading Merry Christmas

Christianity · faith · Homemaker · parenting

Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

*This post may contain affiliate ads Christmas Time It really is a magical time of year, isn’t it? What is there not to love about all the garland and boughs of holly strung up everywhere? Houses are decorated so beautifully and at night entire neighborhoods are lit up from one end to another. Stores keep… Continue reading Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

Christianity · Cleaning/Household · faith · frugality · Health · marriage · parenting

Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

Celebrating Christmas The past few days we were able to celebrate Christmas with some family.  In lieu of receiving an overwhelming amount of Christmas gifts, my children received a Chocolate Lab from their grandparents. Our newest family member, Zuma, named after the Paw Patrol character is already so loved within our family. Our beloved dog,… Continue reading Simple Saturdays: Finances, Christmas Gift Guide, Tired Moms, Money Saving Tips, and Much More

Guest Posts

GUEST POST: Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress

Today my guest blogger from Sincerely Christi  has compiled some useful strategies that will help us learn how to combat the stress happens around the holiday season. Please join me and learn some helpful strategies for alleviating holiday stress. Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress The holiday season is quickly approaching and with it, comes lots of… Continue reading GUEST POST: Useful Strategies to Combat Holiday Stress

Guest Posts

Guest Post Part II: The Wonder of It All-All God’s Grace in One Tiny Face

  Yesterday on my blog, was a very special guest post by Elaine from This Grateful Mama.   Today, I have Elaine’s wonderful addition to “The Wonder of It All”;  and it is a breath-taking and overwhelming account of the Lord’s love for us. The combination of her words and vivid imagery paint a picture you do… Continue reading Guest Post Part II: The Wonder of It All-All God’s Grace in One Tiny Face

Christmas

Guest Post: The Wonder Of It All – Mary’s Response

  The Christmas season is here and one of my favorite things to do is read the story of Jesus’ birth. As a mom, I can only imagine how much Mary loved her precious son.  What an honor it must have been to be chosen to carry the King! Have you ever wondered what it… Continue reading Guest Post: The Wonder Of It All – Mary’s Response

Uncategorized

The Nativity Story

Christmas is Coming Snow is here in northern Michigan. The stores have been decorated for Christmas for the past two months. I have seen numerous inflatable Santa Clauses up as well. My kids have already made their gifts for each other and tucked them away until our tree is up. My husband has imposed a… Continue reading The Nativity Story

Christianity · Uncategorized

Turn down the volume on your life

  Life is busy. Life can become chaotic. Too much busyness can cause stress. Stress is not healthy for your mental, emotional, physical, or your spiritual health. How do you unwind? Run? Eat? Pray? Read? Talk to somebody? Sleep? Even in trying to unwind you are still doing something. How often do you sit still?… Continue reading Turn down the volume on your life

Christianity · Uncategorized

Going home with Jesus

Last week my five year old daughter Kelsey was standing behind me on my office chair as I was working on the blog. She was playing beauty shop with my hair and asking questions. Little background first, there were only three of us home. The baby was napping and Kelsey and I were in the… Continue reading Going home with Jesus