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terryn

6 In Blogging/ LipSense

How To Become A LipSense Distributor

As a busy mom of seven, I love that I can still work from home and help support my family. I also love having something of my own that I am passionate about and that allows me to have something outside of being a wife and a mom. I love that I can build great relationships with women that I would otherwise never meet, all because of an online side hustle.  I have been in direct marketing for years now.…

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17 In Blogging

2017 Bloggers Gift Guide

Christmas is almost here…can you feel it?! If you take a few minutes and browse Pinterest, you’ll see countless Gift Guides for everyone on your list. I may or may not have been doing that the other night! I happened to notice that there wasn’t a lot of guides for bloggers…and being a blogger myself, I would have been drawn to that. There are so many courses and products that I would love to buy, or better yet – receive…

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1 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Simplify The Season

Simple Crafts to Entertain Children During The Holidays

It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is here already. The older I get, the faster the months go by! Although to be fair, I did just have my 7th baby in November, so that month was a blur! We are just starting to get back into a routine now, but it is still slow going. I am soaking up all the baby snuggles I can get! With the holiday season here already, many people are feeling the…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Simplify The Holiday Season

It is hard to believe, but our Simplify The Season Holiday Party has come to an end! Is it just me or did November fly by? November was a hectic month for me and my family. We moved at the beginning of the month and I had our 7th baby in the middle of the month. These posts in our Holiday Party truly blessed me during a trying season in my life! I have a feeling I will be going…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Simple Tips To Make The Most Of Your Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year, and a baby’s first Christmas makes the season even more special. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, use these tips to be intentional, simplify, and truly enjoy your baby’s first Christmas.   Don’t overschedule   Parties, programs, and friends are all vying for your attention during the Christmas season. But listen to me closely: it’s okay to say no.   There will be things that…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Our Family Tradition For a No-Cook Christmas

It’s 5 a.m.  on Christmas morning and your little cherubs come racing into your bedroom, their tiny faces full of excitement. They jump into bed, and in the loudest whisper they can muster say “Mommy… wake up, Mommy! It’s Christmas, Mommy! Can we go open presents, Mommy? Mommy, are you awake Mommy?” If you’re lucky, this only happens to you a couple times a year. If you’re like me, though, this is your morning… every morning. Lol, but hey, it’s…

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2 In Simplify The Season

How To Celebrate Christmas During Tough Times

As someone who finds Christmas as the only redeemable aspect of the awful season of winter, I am honestly anticipating the most wonderful time of the year with a little bit of backseat dread in my heart. For the past 5 months, my family has been living out of boxes in our home.  Back in April, we had a soot puffback in our house from our oil burner.  As a result, we had to pack up and empty out our…

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1 In Uncategorized

My Favorite Christmas Eve Tradition

My husband and I both grew up in families that had the tradition of re-enacting the nativity on Christmas Eve. This has become a treasured memory for both of us, and we look forward to it every year.  As we have attended these devotionals over the years, I have noticed some things that have made these re-enactments more meaningful.   A Script. We usually read directly from the Bible, and I’ve found that the most engaging re-enactments happened when everyone…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Simple Touches To Invoke The Magic Of The Holidays

  “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” — Hamilton Wright Mabie   The holidays can be a stressful time for any of us. We want to make it as special as possible for our loved ones and sometimes we run ourselves ragged doing so. It doesn’t help that media tends to overwhelm us with images of a “perfect” holiday – happy families, lush houses dripping with a richness of decorations, expensive gifts.…

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1 In Simplify The Season

Drop the Expectations this Holiday Season and Treasure the Reason for the Season

On Thanksgiving we sit around a table with family and friends, eat way too much delicious food, and think about all the blessings in our lives. It’s honestly one of my favorite holidays, because we slow down enough to truly enjoy what’s around us, to recognize all the good things in our lives. And then we wake up the next day, in a Christmas-minded frenzy that continues until December 25th. Black Friday shopping sales. Perfecting cookie recipes for that upcoming…

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