Kids love smoothies! Since they are SO EASY to make, it's an easy way to involve your kids in the kitchen. Every child should learn the basics of cooking and preparing food. This two-ingredient recipe I'm sharing today is a great introduction to the kitchen. If your child can place fruit in a bowl, they can help you make this! All you need to make this smoothie is frozen bananas and frozen strawberries. I don't measure what I put in.…

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THE DANGERS OF COMPARING OURSELVES TO OTHERS: Have you ever “dry shaved” your legs? If yes, then you know 100% that it hurts like the DICKENS!!! Now knowing it hurts....would you do it again? ... Well, this morning I did. I thought  "I don’t have enough time, so I’ll just quickly get the hairs you can see, it didn’t hurt that bad last time right?”.....WRONG -O!!!!! This is the same problem we have when we as women, get stuck in…

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Looking For Ways To Organize Your Pantry? Check Out This Blog Post On How We Made Over Our Pantry For Less Than $15

THE PANTRY DILEMMA Ever feel like your pantry is just blah? Your whole house could be on point, but then you take one look inside your sad dreary pantry and can tell that even IT is sick of itself. It's time to clean up and get ORGANIZED! Stop putting it off! Head to Ikea and get a bunch of their spice racks ($4 each) and makeover your pantry already! Don't live near an IKEA? No worries you can order the…

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This Year We Plan To Feature One Real Woman Of God Each Month. Every Woman Is Designed By God To Fulfill His Purpose For Their Life. The Most Amazing Thing Is That Each Of Us Are Unique In The Ways We Balance Our Days. This New Series Of Interviews Gives Us A Glance Into How Some Women Are Living For The Lord Through The Ministry Of Their Home. Each Of Our Guests Are Chosen For Their Strong Faith And Dedication To God. To The World, These Women May Lead Ordinary Lives, But To God, They Are His Daughters Fulfilling His Divine Purpose.

This year we plan to feature one real woman of God each month. Every woman is designed by God to fulfill His purpose for their life. The most amazing thing is that each of us are unique in the ways we balance our days. This new series of interviews gives us a glance into how some women are living for the Lord through the ministry of their home. Each of our guests are chosen for their strong faith and dedication…

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There's Always Room For Improvement In Your Relationship With Your Spouse! And The Marriage Conference We Attended Was Exactly What We Needed To Grow Our Relationship A Little Bit Further. I Took About 10 Pages Of Notes From The Sessions Taught By Kurt Skelley, Steve Brudnak, And John Schlager And Found... 20 POWERFUL AND CONVICTING STATEMENTS ABOUT DEVELOPING A GOOD MARRIAGE: 1. Love Is Not Something You Primarily Feel: It Is A Choice Of Action. 2. Are You In Love With Having A Picture Perfect Home Or Are You In Love With Your Husband? You Have Stuff: Don’t Let Stuff Have You. Don’t Let Things Cause Problems With Your Spouse: They’re Just Things After All. 3. The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Marriage Is To Be Right With God Yourself So Quit Trying To Work On Your Husband. Resist Being Your Husband’s Holy Spirit: God Will Do The Job Of Convicting Him To Change Much Better Than You Ever Can........

On February 16th and 17th, my husband and I attended the annual Living United Marriage conference in Branson, MO. It was an incredible experience! The messages really have helped already in how we view and connect with each other. I've always thought we had a pretty happy marriage, but even in the best marriage, I know that we're still human. There's always room for improvement in your relationship with your spouse! And the marriage conference we attended was exactly what…

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TRUSTING GOD THROUGH ENDOMETRIOSIS "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well." -- Psalm 139:14 KJV Since the moment my husband and I got married we started praying for children. We both knew we wanted to start a family right away. As time went by, doctor visits became more frequent and I ended up in the emergency room with intense pain and unexplained, abnormal bleeding. I…

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When My Tiny Jewelry Rack Started Overflowing With Bracelets And Baubles, I Knew I Needed To Create Something To Organize The Mess.

Sometimes we just need a little organization to make things easier. When our homes and spaces become chaotic and messy, it can add unnecessary stress. I really enjoy finding ways to simplify my home and save time by finding things easier. It also helps to know where to put things while cleaning up, if they have a designated spot. When my tiny jewelry rack (pictured above) started overflowing with bracelets and baubles, I knew I needed to create something to…

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WHAT MATTERS MORE IN MARRIAGE, THAN BEING RIGHT This morning as I was leaving for work, I backed out of my driveway and I drove right into my husband’s nearly-new car. I almost immediately burst into tears and as I walked out to see how bad the damage was, I knew immediately all the things my husband could say to me in the next few minutes. He could tell me I should have been more careful and he would have…

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DOE'S GOD CARE WHAT WE WATCH? You Don't Have To Look Far To Find Scriptures In The Bible That Talk About What We Should And Should NOT Look At. God Cares About Everything That Influences Us, Whether That Is Through Our Eyes, Ears Or Mouth. What We Watch On Tv And The Music We Listen To All Impact Us On Some Level. The Bible Says “I Will Set No Wicked Thing Before Mine Eyes: I Hate The Work Of Them That Turn Aside; It Shall Not Cleave To Me.” - Psalms 101:3 From This Verse We Understand Two Things. One, We Should Look At NO WICKED Thing. Two, If We Follow That Principal, Evil Will Not Cleave To Us. With This Verse In Mind We Should Always Check To Make Sure A Tv Show, Movie, Video Game Or Anything We See Has Nothing Wicked Or Evil In It. Each Of Us Should Also Consider Going Through Our Own Personal Movie Collection And Evaluate What We're Allowing In Our Homes.

DOE'S GOD CARE WHAT WE WATCH? You don't have to look far to find scriptures in the Bible that talk about what we should and should NOT look at. God cares about everything that influences us, whether that is through our eyes, ears or mouth. What we watch on tv and the music we listen to all impact us on some level. The Bible says “I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them…

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This Year We Plan To Feature One Real Woman Of God Each Month. Every Woman Is Designed By God To Fulfill His Purpose For Their Life. The Most Amazing Thing Is That Each Of Us Are Unique In The Ways We Balance Our Days. This New Series Of Interviews Gives Us A Glance Into How Some Women Are Living For The Lord Through The Ministry Of Their Home. Each Of Our Guests Are Chosen For Their Strong Faith And Dedication To God. To The World, These Women May Lead Ordinary Lives, But To God, They Are His Daughters Fulfilling His Divine Purpose.

WOMAN BY DESIGN INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH This year we plan to feature one real woman of God each month. Every woman is designed by God to fulfill His purpose for their life. The most amazing thing is that each of us are unique in the ways we balance our days. This new series of interviews gives us a glance into how some women are living for the Lord through the ministry of their home. Each of our guests are…

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DIY HAND LETTERED SIGN FOR WAY LESS MONEY THAN BUYING THEM I have a confession. I am obsessed with using words in my home decor. Every room of my house has words, quotes, Scriptures, and notes. On the walls, on the mantles, above my bed, on the dresser.... I have, therefore, been *adoring* the big trend of hand-lettered canvas signs that seem to be everywhere. But if you haven't looked to see how much all those canvas signs cost, be…

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TAILWIND'S NEW AUTO POST FEATURE WILL HELP YOU KILL IT ON INSTAGRAM SAYYY WHATTT??? Yep! You Heard That Right! Tailwind Just Released A New Feature Where You Can Automatically Post To INSTAGRAM! This Is Life Changing If You Depend On Instagram To Deliver Catered Content To Your Customers And Fans On A Consistent Basis. There Have Been Many "apps" And Services That Have Tried To Get This Feature For Automatic Posts. All Have Failed And Fallen Short, Only Being Able To Offer Push Notifications To Remind You To Post. Uhhh Goodbye Past....hello Future!

(There are affiliate links in this post. If you click the link and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission. However, the cost of the item is the same to you. You can find more information on my disclosure page.) TAILWIND'S NEW AUTO POST FEATURE WILL HELP YOU KILL IT ON INSTAGRAM SAYYY WHATTT??? Yep! You heard that right! Tailwind just released a new feature where you can automatically post to INSTAGRAM! This is life changing if you depend…

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THE NATURE OF HASHTAGS: The nature of hashtags is to create a group of photos that use the same hashtag. It creates a story in which people all over the world can connect through mutual interests and topics. Because of this, hashtag popularity is always changing. I created a swipe file, which is essentially a download with over 500 current and upcoming hashtags for Instagram. You can easily copy and paste them all into a, not on your phone. They…

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START A BLOG

  (There are affiliate links in this post. If you click the link and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission. However, the cost of the item is the same to you. You can find more information on my disclosure page.) HOW TO START A BLOG So you've been bitten by the blogging bug huh? It happens to the best of us. You may know someone with a blog and they inspired you to start your own. Or…

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MODEST & FEMININE NAVY FLORAL OUTFIT My Favorite Thing About Getting Dressed Is Knowing All The Money I've Saved By Buying Thrifted Items. When You Shop At Thrift Stores To Add Pieces To Your Wardrobe You Can Often Find A One Of A Kind Or Vintage Item. In My Experience, These "finds" Have Been My Favorite Pieces To Wear. In This Look Below I Am Wearing A Navy Floral Skirt By "TRAC". The Brand Couldn't Be Found Online So Who Knows Where The Skirt Came From. It Is Super Comfortable Though. I Picked It Up For $5 At A Thrift Store. The Navy Pleated Collar Blouse I Found At ROSS For $12.The Red Knotted Kitten Heels Were A Steal At $5 (also Thrift Store). This Look Altogether Cost Me $22. As Always I Encourage You To Find Your Clothing At A Second-hand Store For Many Reasons. My Main Points Being: You Can Support A Small Local Business, Savings And Lower Cost For You, And The Last Because Currently, The Fashion Industry Is NOT Sustainable. The Trend Of "Fast Fashion" Where We Toss Out The Old And Quickly Buy The New To Be Seen As "Stylish", "On Point" Or "Trendy" Is Dangerous To The Environment.......

  MODEST & FEMININE NAVY FLORAL OUTFIT My favorite thing about getting dressed is knowing all the money I've saved by buying thrifted items. When you shop at thrift stores to add pieces to your wardrobe you can often find a one of a kind or vintage item. In my experience, these "finds" have been my favorite pieces to wear. In this look below I am wearing a navy floral skirt by "TRAC". The brand couldn't be found online so…

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