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9 In Planning

Planner Tips and Organization

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Where are all my planner friends? I know there’s a lot of you! Today I am sharing something I’m a bit obsessed with lately… I am giving an inside look at my new DaySpring 18 Month Planner and showing you how I am planning on using it for the upcoming month. This is an 18 month planner and I have some tips to help you decorate and organize your planner! You may have seen that DaySpring and Illustrated Faith just came out…

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27 In Homemaking/ Organizing

How and Why to Start Meal Planning

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Moms, we hear it all the time, don’t we? The question that can make us sigh and roll our eyes or want to hide in a corner. We don’t know the answer today and we know we won’t have the answer tomorrow. “Mom, what’s for dinner?” If your house is anything like mine, the questions start around 10AM- right after they’ve had breakfast and a snack. I love and encourage curious minds, but seriously? And that is just one reason…

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14 In Faith/ Planning

I AM | July 2017 Illustrated Faith Kit

Illustrated Faith July Kit I AM Devotional Bible Journaling

Hello everyone! I’m super excited to bring the newest Illustrated Faith I AM Devotional Kit to you today! They partnered with Melisa Garcia from Pie in The Sky this month and I think you are really going to love her artwork but, most importantly, her heart in this kit. In the Illustrated Faith ‘I Am’ devotional kit, Melisa Garcia invites you on a two-week journey to dig deeper into knowing Christ. “I learned early on that if I wanted to know who I…

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27 In Homemaking/ Motherhood

Why You Need to Wake Before Your Kids

I can hear you all groaning right now… I know how you feel…As mothers, we are always on the go, always doing something for someone and hardly ever get time for ourselves. Well, that is just the point, my friends. We need time for ourselves each and every day. We need those few moments to restore our soul and feel refreshed. We need to fill up our cups so we can pour out into others. I have gone through many…

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8 In Blogging/ Organizing/ Productivity

Productivity Tips for Work at Home Moms

Ok, ladies… I thought I’d share some of the habits and routines I’ve found to be helpful for anyone who currently works from home or is considering it in the future. If you work at an office, I am sure you will still find many of these useful for you. Keep in mind, I work from home with 6 children and we homeschool. So, productivity and resources are a must. This post may contain affiliate links. They do not cost…

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2 In Homemaking/ Homeschooling/ Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

2018 DaySpring Agenda Planner Sneak Peek!

Ooh, sweet friends…have I got a TREAT for you! My friends at DaySpring were so generous and sent me a couple of their new 2017-2018 Agendas so I could show you all and give  you a little sneak peek! Many of you know how much of a planner addict I am, so I was beyond thrilled! I have tried more planners than I care to admit, and I use more than I probably should. But this one is seriously a…

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15 In Food/ Healthy Living/ Personal Growth

5 Ways to Mindfully Improve Your Diet in 5 Minutes or Less

We’ve all been there- drawn in by the lure of the “next best” diet only to find ourselves overwhelmed by the time and resources required to make this big change. And, so we do nothing. What if there were some simple habits that you could complete in just a few minutes that would improve how you eat without a major overhaul? Below you will find 5 ways that you can mindfully improve your diet in 5 minutes or less. This…

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11 In Food

Chicken and Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Now that the weather is finally warming around here, it’s time to think about changing up the way I cook for the summer. Like most people, I try to avoid the oven at all costs so we can keep the house somewhat cool. The slow cooker and the grill are my friends, as well as anything I can make without an appliance. That is why this recipe is perfect! Who needs Chipotle??? You can make your own Mexican-inspired chicken burrito…

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16 In Essential Oils

10 Amazing Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

We keep Lavender essential oil well stocked in our home. I go through more of this oil than any other and I love it. You might be surprised when you smell therapeutic grade lavender essential oil because of it’s potency and plant-like scent. It is amazing. Here are 10 Amazing Uses for Lavender Essential Oil 1. Lavender essential oil is commonly called the “Swiss Army knife” of essential oils because it can be used for just about anything. I keep a…

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4 In Food

Raspberry Lime Party Punch Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 7UP®. The opinions and text are all mine. Some of you may have seen pictures last week of my girls all dressed up with my husband….they were getting ready to go to their Father Daughter Dance. Yes, he has a lot of girls to dance with! We have been blessed with many girls! Anyway…we actually hosted the dance. Yes, it’s true. There was actually a dance a few weeks…

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