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60 Stocking Stuffers that Encourage Creativity and Won’t Break In One Day

60 Stocking Stuffers that Encourage Creativity and Won’t Break In One Day

Need some ideas for stocking stuffers that will encourage your kids to be creative? I’ve got some ideas for you, because after 21 years of buying stocking stuffers, I’m pretty adamant that we NOT amass a pile of plastic junk. (Think junk times five kids, […]

Easy, Crocheted Cowl Pattern

Easy, Crocheted Cowl Pattern

I’ve been crocheting up a storm this week, and after making several infinity cowls and playing with patterns,  I’ve determined that this one is my favorite! Thank you, Liz!   You need to know that my crocheting expertise is next to nil. I literally have to […]

Merry Christmas! A Note To My Readers.

Merry Christmas! A Note To My Readers.

Merry, merry Christmas! My girls are home from Bob Jones University for three weeks and I’m in the thick of Christmas vacation, parties, visiting and cooking. I’m honestly loving every minute of it, though I drop into bed exhausted at night. This Christmas, the girls […]

Is Your Love Like A Soul-Less Donation?

Is Your Love Like A Soul-Less Donation?

Today’s post is going to be more of a small ramble and straight to a point because it seems that the bloggesphere is full of talk lately about what our “Christian duty” is this Christmas and I’m tired of words and evaluating. Is being liable […]

1 Minute Devotional #5 {Time, Money and Things: They Don’t Belong To You}

1 Minute Devotional #5 {Time, Money and Things: They Don’t Belong To You}

Hey, girls. Just a quick thought for today. And it’s a no-brainer, but I thought I’d share it anyway. Life is busy, time is short and we are servants answerable to God for our use of time. Christmas is work, let’s face it. And work […]