Author Archives: JillSavage

Resolve One Marriage Conflict at a Time

Mark says: Navigating conflict is one of the hardest parts of marriage. We see situations through different eyes. We hurt one another without realizing it. Jill says: When we try to talk about our hurt, too often we both try to … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“If our country is worth dying for in time of war, let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.”                                 … Continue reading

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Sparkler Safety

Do your kids enjoy using sparklers for the 4th of July?  If you have little ones who are afraid of the sparks, use a paper cup to protect their hand!

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10 Ways To Celebrate Your Anniversary

Jill says: Last Thursday was our 32nd wedding anniversary. (Of course, we both thought it was #33 until we did the math!) If you’ve been hanging around here very long, you know that celebration has been hard won! Mark says: … Continue reading

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10 Summer Activities to Do With Your College Student

Yes, they’re big enough to be on their own. Yet, they’re still home. You know your time having them home is limited. No matter whether they are working, home between college semesters, or just trying to figure out what to … Continue reading

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10 Summer Activities to Do With Your Teen

Your teens and pre-teens seem independent at times, but they still need some ideas to stay busy through the summer! These frugal, fun activities will keep the brain cells growing, give an alternative to screens, and help change up the … Continue reading

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10 Summer Activities to Do With Your Gradeschooler

We’re a month into summer and you’ve already heard some “I’m bored!” comments. We’ve got you covered! Here are some fresh ideas for frugal, fun activities to do with your gradeschooler! 1. Plant. If you don’t have a garden, get … Continue reading

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10 Summer Activities To Do With Your Preschooler

It’s the lazy days of summer, but there’s nothing lazy about summer when you have a preschooler! Need some ideas to change up the routine? Here are 10 frugal, fun summer activities to do with your preschooler: 1) Egg Hunt. … Continue reading

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10 Summer Activities To Do With Your Baby

Got a little one?  Life with a baby is usually one of routine. However, you can change it up to benefit both you and your little one! Need some ideas? Here are 10 summer activities to do with your baby: … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”                                     … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Power To Lighten Up

Go ahead. You have the power in you. If you’re like me, you might need to tap into that power more often than you do. Sometimes we’re just too serious. Too frustrated. Too angry. Too tired.  And we just need … Continue reading

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You’re Capable, But Are You Called?

Susie Larson is a favorite workshop speaker at Hearts at Home conferences. She’s also the author of the wonderful Hearts at Home book, Balance That Works When Life Doesn’t: Simple Steps to a Woman’s Physical and Spiritual Health. I’m currently … Continue reading

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Push It My Way

Mark says: Jill and I were helping some friends sort through a marriage challenge the other day.  He admittedly can be a bit spacey when driving. He’ll be driving he and his wife to the store, but because his mind … Continue reading

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