Holidays

This time of year seems perfect to share this recipe for easy, homemade hot cocoa. I’ve always made most everything from scratch. My family thinks the food tastes so much better than store bought. From icing for cakes, to candies, and even hot cocoa mixes. And besides, pre-packaged mixes, and even other items are filled […]

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“It’s not the gingerbread houses or cookies or special meals that will have the most impact on your family. It is the attitude of your heart. It is them seeing the Gospel lived out in your day to day life – even in the midst of busy seasons.” As the busy Christmas season is upon […]

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We are into the season of Lent and Easter is just a little over three weeks away. The birth of our first grandchild Gavin five weeks ago has resulted in me remember all of the things we used to do as a family when our kids were little. One of my fondest memories is coloring eggs with them […]

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I’m sharing a snippet below from a podcast about how we can keep our Christmas traditions simple and Christ focused: “As the busy Christmas season is upon us we can find ourselves all wrapped up (literally wrapping too) in planning, cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, ministry activities and a multitude of other tasks that seem to […]

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  With Easter coming up I wanted to share one of our family’s favorite cakes – Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Carrot Cake. It’s so moist and delicious. I’ve served it to many guests and they can’t believe it’s gluten-free. This would make a great addition to your Easter dinner, birthdays, bridal showers, or even wedding receptions! I […]

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As I sit down to write to you, my thoughts turn to the upcoming holiday season. With full plates, we as moms are often the “Christmas Managers” at our homes. Many tasks await us this month, and often this is the busiest time of year. But, oh, Jesus is the ultimate reason to celebrate. It’s […]

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Hostess gifts are such a sweet way to show your appreciation for being invited into someone’s home.  I’ve been on both the receiving end and the giving end of hostess gifts and I wanted to share with you some of my favorites over the years. Gift Ideas: 1.  Herbal Teas – You can tuck some […]

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There are so many fun, and free ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Here are over thirty ideas for enjoying Valentine’s Day with your family.  This list includes lots of freebies, homeschooling ideas and printables, crafts and games for kids, date night ideas with your man, delicious recipes, and much more!       Enjoy browsing […]

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