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Best of 2010: Don’t Make a Mountain Out of a Molehole

So after school today one of my son’s friends told him that I was the coolest mom ever.  Why?  Because I didn’t get mad when Austin somewhat inconvenienced me. Now I can tell you that there have been many times … Continue reading

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Best of 2010: Homemade Freezer Cookies

I have a confession to make.  If there’s sugar in the house, I have no self-control.  Seriously…I’ve learned that the only way to stay true to a healthy diet is to keep sweet treats out of the house. But I … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“The greatest gift you will ever receive will never be found under a Christmas tree. It is far too valuable to be stored in any other place but in the depths of your heart.”                                                                                                     ~Anonymous

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Some gifts left to give…

I shared these thoughts in the Hearts at Home eNews last week and I don’t usually repeat myself from the eNews to the blog. However, I thought this message is important enough to repeat for the handful of you who … Continue reading

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A Message From God

Here are some beautiful words from God’s word for you and me today: “God’s miracles are staggering, His wonders are surprising. His kingdom lasts and lasts, His sovereign rule goes on forever.”                                                                                                                   Daniel 4:3 The Message

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What is on your "not-to-do" list this week?

So my brain is running in several directions today…where to start?  I have a couple of good deals for you today and a question that I’d really love for you to answer! First, if you’ve been thinking about getting our … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Date Night Over the Holidays

Today’s Marriage Monday will be the last new one until the new year.  Starting Wednesday, Dec 23 through Tuesday, January 4 (the two weeks our boys are off school), I’ll be taking off two weeks of active blogging.  During those … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“Let’s approach Christmas with an expectant hush, rather than a last-minute rush.”                                                                                           ~Anonymous

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Six Ways to Bless a Stranger During the Holidays

During the holiday season, we come in touch with a lot of people attending school programs, community events, and shopping.  The holidays is also a time when some people find themselves very lonely because they are away from family.  Today … Continue reading

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Encouragement coming your way!

You can catch some “living with less” encouragement this week in a couple of media outlets. Later this week, I’ll be continuing my weekly discussions with Sterling on K-Love about strategies for a “less is more” Christmas. And Wednesday morning, … Continue reading

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