Monthly Archives: April 2011

“31 Days to Clean Challenge” Starts Monday

  Don’t forget: Christin’s 31 Days to Clean Challenge starts Monday. I hope you’ll join us as we reevaluate our roles as homemakers. BTW: if you live in a home, you are a homemaker…it’s not a title reserved for a … Continue reading

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BIG GOD {little me}

There are three things that make me feel closer to God every time I see them: Photo Credit: Christian Revival Network Mountains,   Photo Credit: ((brian)) The Ocean,   Photo Credit: livepine and Star-filled Skies.   All of these things … Continue reading

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A Special Delivery (Twelve Years Later)

Twelve years ago, we got a special delivery. A baby. Not long afterwards, we participated in a baby dedication service. In case you’re not familiar, they are special services held by churches where new (or new-ish) babies are brought before … Continue reading

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Monday Smorgasbord

  It seemed kind of wrong to steal Easter’s spotlight with a Sunday Smorgasbord post, so Monday Smorgasbord strikes again! Yay, me! I won a membership to List Plan It through Joyful Mothering‘s latest giveaway. Have you heard of them? … Continue reading

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By His Wounds We Are Healed  (one of my favorite songs)   “He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by mankind, a … Continue reading

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It’s Friday…But Sunday’s Coming!

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Totally Off-Topic: Watch Your Back, Martha!

Since this is a blog about faith growing, you’d think I’d write some spiritual post about Martha of the famous Biblical duo. I’m not. No, this post is dedicated to THE Martha: Martha Stewart. The one who makes domestication seem complicated. The … Continue reading

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On Deja Vu and Being a “Greenbean”

Photo Credit: orchidgalore Lately, I’ve been experiencing a lot of deja vu. I’ll be in the kitchen, putting clean cups into the cabinets and the sunshine will hit my face just right, or I’ll be cleaning and the smell of Windex … Continue reading

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Sunday Smorgasbord

In order to make up for my laziness lack of a Sunday Smorgasbord post last week, I hereby present a plethora of links for your perusal: I consider this my blog post find of the week: Piña Colada Cupcakes from Skinny Taste. … Continue reading

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Becoming a Happy Homemaker

I hate being a homemaker. There. I said it. Home Sweet Home by Jamiesrabbits.  Shared under a Creative Commons License. Actually, that’s a bit of an overstatement. I enjoy working at home and taking care of my family–I really do!–but it’s … Continue reading

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