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2017 Holiday Gift Guide {+ Giveaway Worth Over $360}

We don’t want Christmas to be about stuff, as we wrote about in this post recently. Giving meaningful gifts, however, is one way we can show love to our people and make Jesus’ birthday a joyous celebration that points to him as the greatest gift of all. These may not be

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Creamy Mashed Potatoes (Made in the Instant Pot!)

Not all mashed potatoes are created equally. Growing up, my parents would always mashed potatoes that were chunky and with the skin mixed in. (This provided more nutrition. Thanks, Dad). While I am not hating on a chunky mashed potato recipe, sometimes life calls for a luxurious mash. One that

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Bacon and Brussels Sprouts Salad

My family won’t go for Brussel Sprouts. I’ve tried multiple times but they simply turn their noses up at the idea of them before they even try them. Husband included. Since I’m the only one who will eat these green lovelies, I hardly ever buy them. However, last week I

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crock pot cran-apple sauce recipe

Crock Pot Cran-Apple Sauce Recipe {Guest Post}

Hi everyone! I’m Sarah and I blog at The Pajama Chef. I am so excited to be guest posting today at Thriving Home. When Rachel contacted me to ask if I would share my Crock Pot Cran-Apple Sauce, I was thrilled! And surprised–because I had kind of forgotten about the

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