Tag Archives: family

Taking Cues from our Bodies

Isn’t it funny how our bodies send us signals all the time?  They tell us when we’re tired, hungry, angry or when we’re stressed to the max and when it is time to take a break! If this stye on … Continue reading

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Budget Tinkering…

Some people like to tinker with cars…I like to tinker with our monthly budget. I am a recovering perfectionist and I am also quite competitive.  Haha!  So, this combination lends itself to routine tinkering with our budget.  Now that I’m … Continue reading

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Buying Items “Off Season”

I absolutely love a bargain!  Don’t you?  The thrill of knowing that you paid only a fraction for an item is euphoric! … and addicting, I might add. Recently while perusing at Goodwill, I found several boxes of Hallmark Christmas … Continue reading

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60 Frugal Ideas

I’ve been a stay at home mom for nearly twenty years now and I want to share a few things I’ve learned along the way.  Surviving and thriving on one income, particularly in today’s challenging economy, encourages one to continually … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

The second fruit of the Holy Spirit found in Galatians 5:22-23 is my favorite, joy! Nehemiah 8:10 says, “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Romans 12:12 says, “Be joyful in hope, patient … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Love

The Apostle Paul wrote to the Galatians admonishing them to walk in the Spirit so they wouldn’t sin. Some in the church were getting hung up on circumcision and whether it could grant them salvation.  Some said you hadn’t received … Continue reading

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Decluttering: Obstacles

With any new endeavor, challenges arise.  So, let’s discuss a few of those and how we can move beyond them. Uncooperative Family Members. Since I’ve raised three children, am married and currently my father lives with us…I think I can … Continue reading

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