3 Ways to Grow in Harsh Conditions

3 Ways to Grow in Harsh Conditions

“Mom! Look what I found!” William came3 Ways to Grow in Harsh conditions. Feeling like you are unable to bloom where you have been planted? running to me with his hand in a tight fist and his smile from ear to ear.

He opened up his hand and two little seeds lay in his palm. He found them in a drawer. They must have been there for almost a year.

“Can we plant them?”

I looked out the window and saw the white snow that is completely covering the ground. This knee-deep snow won’t be going anywhere anytime soon, either.

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Valentine’s Day Printables

Valentine’s Day Printables

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Good morning! I have been fighting a cold for what seems like weeks now. This morning I purposely slept in and have been taking it very slowly. I want to get rid of this thing!

What better way to spend a slow morning than hanging a few Valentine’s Day decorations? I want to share a few with you a few 8×10 printables I have been working on. Feel free to download and print them out!

 

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Digging Deep in the Word {Devotionals that I Love}

Digging Deep in the Word {Devotionals that I Love}

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When I see this photo many, many memories flood my mind- my heart even. I can see girls running in and out of the cabins. I can hear the bell ringing for free time to begin and smell the pine trees. But my favorite memories at this camp were made when it was quiet and still.

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{Our Favorite} Date Night Snacks

{Our Favorite} Date Night Snacks

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Welcome to Date Night. While it is nice toA list of our favorite date night snack ideas go out for date night that is just not always an option. Maybe you can’t find a baby sitter. Maybe you have been out all week and want a night in. Maybe you want to keep costs low. Whatever the reason, a date night in can be just as much fun as a date night out. 

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Let me tell you a story. Bacon wrapped jalapeno poppers recipeA couple years ago Shane bought about a dozen fresh jalapenos, a block of cream cheese, some bacon, and a box of kitchen gloves. He told me about all these things EXCEPT the box of gloves and asked me to make some jalapeno poppers.

So one afternoon I pulled out the three ingredients I needed and started cutting the jalapenos in half, scooping their seeds out. Now, I know I need to be careful with jalapenos. So after I was done I washed my hands. I washed them twice actually. 

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When the Keeper of the Home is Tired of Being at Home

When the Keeper of the Home is Tired of Being at Home

“To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home,Have you grown tired and weary of the day to day responsibilities of being a homemaker? good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.” Titus 2:5

Throughout my teenage years and right into college I loved the idea of being a stay at home wife. Some may find it offensive or degrading that a woman should be home and taking care of the home but I love it. I have always found that calling to be such a high calling and a responsibility that I took so seriously. 

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January Goals

January Goals

Oops. I am a little late with this post! What are some of your goals for the next month? Here are mine!Already this year has been HECTIC! We have completed our first full week of homeschooling for the new year. It went far better than expected. Still, among the busy atmosphere of our home, I have had in mind my goals and what kind of goals I would set for the new month- the new year.

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