Finding Peace in the Holiday Chaos

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Simplicity… In this season of life I am longing for simplicity, especially during the holidays. Enjoying a peaceful, worshipful season is the first item on my Christmas list this year. That may seem like a tall order, and it probably is, but I am bound and determined to make it happen. You can read all about it here.

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Trim Healthy Mama Thanksgiving Menu

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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the colors, scents, and most of all the food.  I have always had a traditional Thanksgiving with all the trimmings.  I have been a Trim Healthy Mama for 5 years now. This time of year I sometimes begin to miss the traditional recipes, but with each passing year I have an increased realization […]

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Tips for an Inspirational and Worshipful Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Desiring a more meaningful and inspirational holiday season every year leads me to long for less busyness and more of God. It’s something I strive for every year. This seems like a wonderful goal, doesn’t it? The problem is the holidays come upon me so quickly and I say yes to too many things, so much so that I end […]

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Transitioning from Christmas Decor to Winter

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I am probably the only person who will say this, but I miss my farmhouse Christmas decorations that I shared with you here. As January rolls around and we wind down from Christmas and New Years, our home looks so bare after we pack away the Christmas decor. This year I decided I wanted to keep some semblance of winter […]

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Are You Embracing the New Year?

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I cannot believe another year has passed. It seems like I was just celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2015 with my family. I don’t know where the time has gone. I don’t usually embrace aging or my children growing older, but I have a fresh outlook this year. Read about it in my post over at Raising Homemakers. Happy […]

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