Have a Less Stress-Filled Christmas

Have a Less Stress-Filled Christmas

Christmas time, one of the most joyous times of year, can quickly turn into a pull-out-my-hair, if- someone-gives-me-one-more-fruitcake-I’m-going-to-throw-it, when-will-this-holiday-finally-be-over season.   When we should be celebrating the birth of the One who came to save us, we are stressing … [Continue reading]

Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. One way we enjoy giving gifts is in the Christmas stockings.  Digging in the stocking is usually about as much fun as opening gifts.  Many families make this the bulk of their gift giving.  The little items are fun to buy during the year, and you can buy things … [Continue reading]

Feel Behind for Christmas? Easy Countdown/Advent Calendars

Last Minute Advent Calendars

Ever feel like you are way behind in the Christmas spirit, fun, preparations and memory making? That is me. This year. I came in December behind. My … [Continue reading]

Our Favorite Christmas Movies

Favorite Christmas Movies

 Christmas movies warm the heart. They can take you back to a time that was so simple and humble. It can be a way to introduce you child to … [Continue reading]

Celebrating St. Nicholas

The Real St. Nicholas: Who he was and Why we celebrate his life

This year we are adding another tradition to our list...I know...adding another thing? And I am adding this at the last minute. I have always had a … [Continue reading]

We’re Giving $30 Per Person and Matching It

Help others by giving to Samaritan's Purse Minstries

So I missed Giving Tuesday while traveling. I'll Call it Giving Week through Sunday, December 8th. That works? We are always looking for ways … [Continue reading]

2 $400 Gift Card Giveaways

$400 Gift Card Giveaways ~ 2 different ones to enter!!

The time of year is a lot about giving. Loving and giving. I love giving and sharing with my readers. How much would a $400Amazon Gift Card to Amazon … [Continue reading]

Take a Step toward a Chemical Free Home at 10% off {Cyber Monday Week Specials}

Young Living Essential Oils December 10% off Sign Up Special

It has been a great Thanksgiving Weekend, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and now Cyber Monday. I hope that you have found some good deals to … [Continue reading]

Small Business Saturday

Support small business and your favorite bloggers on Small Business Saturday

Thank you for your support over the years! Today is a great way to support small business and your favorite bloggers on Small Business Saturday.  Here … [Continue reading]

Huge List of Black Friday Weekend Deals

Huge List of Black Friday Deals

Happy Black Friday!! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! There are so many good deals around that I wanted to share them with you. Hope you find some … [Continue reading]



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