October 9, 2015

Fabulously Fun Care Package Ideas


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A Buy-Less Mindset


There is a lot of hype surrounding the one-in-one-out decluttering system. Whenever you buy something new (or used), you give something away (or throw it out). But really, does it work? It doesn’t work for me. One-in-one-out sounds like a […]

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, Parents


Our two eldest college aged sons just went back to school this week and his momma’s heart doesn’t do well with that. I MISS THEM!! I know their new beginnings and all this change are part of the process of […]

When More Clothes Don’t Actually Help Us


 The things you are about to read? I know in my head. The things you are about to read? I believe in their incredible value, but honestly, it’s a struggle for me. No one would ever claim I’m a minimalist […]

I Was Rattled


As the band started playing, I stepped forward on the stage and started my communion solo. “How deep the Father’s love for us, How vast beyond all measure.” Verses filled with such depth of truth. “That He should give His […]

Frugal Fashionista: 5 Frugal Things I Wore This Week


Last week I shared a new post idea: 5 Frugal Things I Did Today. It was fun to write and I loved reading all your comments. It’s wonderful to know you aren’t the only crazy one out there, but it’s […]

5 Frugal Things I Did Today


Around the blogosphere, there are a few blogs that post “5 Frugal Things I’ve done this Month.” It’s always interesting to read what people are doing to save money, but honestly, living an “80% off Lifestyle” like I do means that […]

Adorable & Easy Minion Cookies (using Milanos)


If you are a parent of littles (or even little at heart), my guess is that you will be heading to the theater (or waiting a few more months for the DVD to come out) and watching the blockbuster, Minions. From […]

DIY Foaming Hand Soap ($1 for an entire year of soap)


 (We just finished our Becoming Conference and this tip was shared. It reminded me to share this for those of you who missed it.) During a fit of panic,  I discovered this amazing trick.  I anticipated a large group of […]

Make Room For One More


There she was, sitting in a corner by herself. As she aimlessly ruffled the pages of her science folder, her sweet face turned downward showing no expression. My heart tightened as I glanced around the room. Everywhere I looked girls […]

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