Food for the Soul

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Gossiping

This week’s topic is one that I know many of us struggle ...
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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Be Present

You can only begin to fully live once you leave your worries ...
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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Are you a friend or a flatterer?

The chief difference between a friend and a flatterer is this; the ...

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Simple 4-Ingredient Meals Kids Love

So, remember when Rachel Ray came out with her 30 minute meals? And most moms were all like woo-hoo!! Well, I was all like, “30 minutes! That is a long time to spend in the kitchen”! And don’t even get me started on the number of ingredients required for those 30 minute meals! I make […]

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SAHM says Goodbye to Co-worker & BFF

As I type this my heart is breaking. Yesterday I said goodbye to my co-worker and best friend. He has been there for me through thick and thin.   He entered my life when I was a young newlywed, barely 23 years old. I was young, naive, thought I knew it all especially when it […]

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Simple-3 Ingredient Apple Crisp Recipe! The Kids will LOVE!

Saturday it got darn right chilly! So chilly that our little Anna woke up ecstatic declaring Frozen was on the way! Haha! She put on her mittens, scarf, hat, and pants and ran outside to play in Frozen and wait for snow.   When the snow didn’t arrive she came inside along with her older […]

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How I Spend my Free Time

I lay in bed strategizing ways to tactfully make my way down the stairs, grab my book from the living room, and make a mad dash into the family room without waking up a soul. It was going to happen, today was my day! I was going to do it! I was going to read! […]

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The Key to being a Great Mom!

Based on the title of this post you are more than likely expecting me to discuss the importance of patience, love, tenderness, not raising your voice, extra hugs and kisses, etc. While all those are very important components they are not the key to being a great mom. The key to being a great mom […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: Garage Organizing Made Easy

  Let’s be honest that when it comes to organizing, the garage is one of the most difficult rooms in the home to tackle. In our home growing up it was consider the mecca of junk. If anything needed a place to go, by default, it always ended up in the garage. We have created […]

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Zucchini, dark chocolate, and fig bread!

The kiddos and I stopped by the orchard and grabbed some apples and zucchini…3 for a $1, no brainer right?! We ate up two of those zucchini that evening for dinner.  Hmmm…what to do with that last zucchini? Zucchini bread! But not just any ordinary zucchini bread, we were going to make Zucchini, dark chocolate, […]

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Move backward 3

It was one of those lazy afternoons mothers long for, no one needed to be anywhere, there was no immediate task that required mom’s attention, and dinner was still a couple hours away. So we decided it might be fun to play a game…I was secretly hoping it might become an impromptu game night! I […]

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Sunday’s Food for the Soul: Are You a TRUE Friend?

While talking to an acquaintance the other day she had made the comment that she wished she had more GREAT friends.  That got me thinking; in today’s culture where the main emphasis is the virtual world, do we all hunger, crave a true, great friendship? However great friendships just don’t happen, to have a great […]

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The Day the Water went Green & I Didn’t!!!

As many of you know I am very passionate about living a green and sustainable lifestyle. When my children were babies we used cloth diapers, cloth wipes, and our last baby even refused a bottle and strictly nursed (clearly my favorite! Haha! Just kidding!).  My household cleaning products consist of water, baking soda, vinegar, and rags. […]

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