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9 Things You Need to Know When You Start Bible Journaling

I received the Illustrated Faith Starter Kit for free from DaySpring in exchange for my honest opinion and review.  Over the past year, I have started Bible Journaling. It was a slow process at first because I felt inadequate, and compared my own journey to others. While I am crafty and creative, my creativity lies with writing, not hand lettering or drawing. I quickly learned that you don’t have to know how to hand letter, or even know how to…

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Frugal Living

15 Ways to Reuse Tea Bags

If you’re a tea drinker, you’re probably used to having a tea bag lying on a spoon on your kitchen counter while it cools, but did you know there are other uses for it (besides making another cup of tea)? There are quite a few ways you can reuse tea bags, and it’s sure to save you some money in the long run! 15 Ways to Reuse Tea Bags:  1. Throw it in the garden. Toss the tea bag in…

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Recipes

27 Delicious Sandwich Salad Recipes

Summertime will be here before we know it, which means picnics, and lots of other outdoor events. If you’re wanting to try a new recipe, here is a round up of 27 Delicious Sandwich Salad Recipes. I’m drooling over the pictures already! I imagine these would be a HIT at the next potluck you attend with a platter of one of these sandwich salads. 1. A Farm Girl’s Dabbles Herby Ham Salad 2. Amanda’s Cookin’ Chicken Salad with Grapes 3. Amy’s Healthy…

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Recipes

Patriotic Snack Mix

If you’re looking for something easy, but different to take to your Fourth of July Barbecue, this Patriotic Snack Mix is it! It’s super easy and it’s a recipe your kids can help make. In fact, your kids may even be able to make this themselves. If that’s the case, you can totally get out of having to fix anything to take to that barbecue! 😉 Add a “festive” touch by putting the snack mix in a cute patriotic bowl.…

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For the Home, Frugal Living

Don’t toss that in the trash!

Here is a simple tip that you can put into practice to save some money on your fresh produce! The next time you buy green onions may be your last (for a while at least!) When you chop the root ends off your green onions, stick them in a small glass container or cup with a little water in it and place them in your kitchen window. You will have new onions sprouting out in no time ready to be…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

15 Old Fashioned Ways to Save a Dollar

Need to save more on your monthly expenses?? Try one of these 15 ways to easily save more!

There seem to be many theories on how to best save a buck. And while many money fads may come and go, some of the oldest ideas are still the best and most effective. Take a look below at 15 old fashioned ways to save a dollar that you can try. These old fashioned ways are tried and true tips that people have been using for decades, and yet they still seem to get the job done. Take a peek…

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DIY Projects

12 Days of Christmas {for your spouse}

Christmas can be an extremely busy time of year. In years past, I would find myself stressed from trying to get everything done. My relationship with my husband would take a backseat because the “busyiness” of Christmas would take over. Last year, I decided that my marriage wouldn’t be put on the backseat from all the craziness of Christmas. I wanted my husband to know that even through the busyiness of Christmas that he is loved and is important to…

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Home Management Tips

7 Ways to Redecorate Without Spending a Dime

No matter what your decorating style or theme is there are things you can do around your home to breath new life into it without breaking the bank on a major decoration renovation. Reuse, repurpose, and reassign new homes for what you have and you will be amazed at the transformation. Use these seven ways to redecorate without spending a dime to update your home. 1. Use Paint.  If you have a can of spray paint in your garage-even white…

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Home & Family, Mommy Moments Monday

Why I No Longer Complain About Laundry

I used to detest doing laundry. That all changed one day, and I don't complain about laundry anymore.

A few years ago, I absolutely HATED laundry. Yes, I despised doing it. All of it: washing, folding, hanging up, and putting away. I often saw posts on social media about it with: “I hate doing laundry!” or “laundry again?!” or “This pile of laundry never ends!” All of those posts, along with my own detest of laundry, got me thinking about why I hated my own laundry so much. When I looked deeper into my disgust of laundry (which…

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