Pumpkin Dump Cake

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Pumpkin Dump Cake is an easy to make, crowd-pleaser recipe goes a long away (serves 9-12 people). It is a delicious twist on classic pumpkin pie that almost any age will like. It's also a great make-ahead…

12 Quick and Easy Fall Decor Ideas

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A quick fall makeover in your home is as simple as changing out some pillows, throws, a wreath, and a few other small decorations. Check out these 12 simple ideas...

Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Latte

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This homemade Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Latte is EASY to make and is my go-to drink when entertaining in the fall or winter. It's made with REAL ingredients from your pantry and everyone loves it and is…

Fall Fashion Must Have Wardrobe Staples from Target (2019 Edition)

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Simplify your closet and look totally put together with these mix-and-match fall wardrobe pieces from Target...all without breaking the bank!

Top 10 Safe and Budget-Friendly Sunscreens for Kids (2019 Edition)

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Did you know most of the sunscreens for babies and children on the market are filled with harmful chemicals, from endocrine disruptors to cancer-causing ingredients? If you want to keep your child safe from the sun's damage and safe from toxic sunscreen ingredients without breaking the bank, pick up one of our curated Top 10 Safest and Budget-Friendly Sunscreens for Kids this year. We've done all the research for you!

A Father's Day Gift Idea That Your Man Will LOVE

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Hint hint: Dad doesn't want another money clip for Father's Day. We have a fun and original idea that has already proven to be a great gift: Give him a Bacon Steak Sampler! Even better news: we've…

Winc: The Perfect Wine Club for Moms

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Winc delivers wines that are curated to your taste and delivered to your doorstep. Perfect for the busy mom who enjoys a glass of wine at the end of the day! Affiliate link included. Opinions are…

All-Natural DIY Drano: Safe and Effective Toilet Declogger

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It worked! This all-natural DIY Drano recipe really worked.  Not just once, but it did the trick two different times on my completely clogged toilet. (Yes, we have really crappy toilets--no pun intended.) Let…
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10 Read Aloud Books for Kids Who Hate Reading

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Every child loves books. They just don't know it yet. For the kid in your life who says they hate reading, here are 10 read aloud books that are sure to change his or her mind.

"Shape Up In May" Challenge

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Sometimes you just need an excuse to jumpstart the engine again, right? This is why we're hosting something really fun this month. We'd LOVE for you to be a part of our "Shape Up In May" 10-Day Challenge.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

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For the past few years, I've had an ongoing problem. I could never remember gift ideas for ME! I'd constantly see things that I'd think, "Ooh, I'd love that!" And then it would quickly be erased from…
Easter lunch on table with salad, ham, hash brown casserole, and wine

Easter Menu Plan Made Easy

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An impressive, yet simple Easter meal for a crowd. Just follow our easy 4 step Easter Menu Plan!
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3 Lessons from Moving Across the Country

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By Erin Hawley, Contributor Our family has recently relocated for my husband’s job.  There have been some difficult moments as we moved our two small children away from their school, friends,…

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Strengthen Your Faith and Family

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These 5 New Year's resolutions to grow your faith and family may be the most meaningful ones of your entire life.

Pique Tea: Possibly the World's Healthiest Beverage

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I've always wanted to be a tea drinker. I've even bought cute tea pots in an effort to motivate myself to dabble and experiment with different flavors, leaves, and brewing methods. However, I never quite…

Childlike Remembrance: A Lesson From My Little Ones About the Heart of God

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Today's post comes from my friend and author, Erin Hawley. Not only is she a great storyteller, but she has a knack for translating simple observations of her young kids into deep spiritual truths that…
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10 Bible Verses Every Parent Needs to Know

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by Keith Simon, Co-Lead Pastor of The Crossing. First posted at Every Square Inch. Jesus: “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” God didn’t…

3 Devotional Books for Elementary Kids We Are Loving

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If I get one thing right as a parent...it's not to get them the right education. It's not to make sure they play the right sports. It's not to help them avoid pain at all cost. And it's not even to make…

My Fight with Binge Eating, Excessive Exercising, and Self Image

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Today I'm sharing about a big struggle that God brought me through in my 20's. I pray that whether you are going through this same trial or face another seemingly hopeless sin pattern in your life, that…

8 Things I'm Loving

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I have a recipe that I need to share. But to be honest, I just didn't have the energy to go there. I'm in a writing mood and combing through ingredient formatting and editing Pesto Burger photos just wasn't…

Letter to My Dying Uncle

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Comforting words in the midst of suffering don't come easily. This is especially true when that person is facing a terminal illness. Maybe you're in this position and want to encourage and bring comfort…

Life Lessons From a Broken Fridge

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For the past 40 days, we have essentially been living without a fridge. While I've shared tidbits about this in Instagram stories and in our weekly email, I haven't take the time write about the appliance…

How to Shop for Fashion Items on Amazon

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  Note: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated…

The Why and How to a Weekly Budget Meeting

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Is there anything more uncomfortable than talking about money?!? I mean, just saying the word "money" kind of makes my skin crawl. And what about the word "budget"?? That evokes a wide range of emotions,…