Mandy

Decisions, decisions, decisions–they are a daily part of our journey in this life. We cannot avoid the choices that await us. I am so very thankful for the privilege of communication with the Lord, for His Word, and for fellow believers on my journey. I do not know where I would be if it were […]

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Getting organized for the new year can be overwhelming. There are so many tasks in our lives that need to be done. When handling our to do list, we also need to prioritize our responsibilities. It helps me to prioritize in the order of importance when it comes to relationships: God Family Church Friends Then […]

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It’s┬áthat time of year again. Where has the time gone? It seems like I was just cleaning up my Christmas decorations and celebrating the New Year. I have realized that I have a Christmas gift dilemma… Early Christmas shopping is my goal every year. With each year that passes, my shopping schedule drifts to later […]

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Healthy Maple Pumpkin Spice Latte

by Mandy on October 20, 2017 in Food

Sweet maple, spicy pumpkin and cinnamon–these are some of the best characteristics of the fall season. The other day I thought I’d relax with a cozy, warm cup of coffee, but I was really craving some fall flavors. I decided to add a splash of this and that to my coffee. My experiment ended up […]

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Desiring a more meaningful and inspirational holiday season every year leads me to long for less busyness and more of God. It’s something I strive for every year. This seems like a wonderful goal, doesn’t it? The problem is the holidays come upon me so quickly and I say yes to too many things, so […]

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This time of year seems to be the busiest for us. It seems like we are being pulled in so many directions. Once school starts we have school work, field trips, library trips, school planning, homeschool group commitments, club meetings, and extracurricular activities.   Fall brings fall festivals, planning and shopping for the holidays, Christmas […]

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Since I’ve been eating clean and also been following the Trim Healthy Mama lifestyle, my overall health and energy level have been so much more in line with what God intended for me. Of course it’s helped my waistline as well. One thing I really miss is potato chips. Potato chips are just one of […]

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We have a massive River Birch tree in our front yard. It is gorgeous, provides much needed shade, and has been home to many precious families of birds over the years. Unfortunately, it grows so rapidly and wildly that it is taking over our yard and our home. It was planted too close to our […]

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