3 Positive Actions for when your perfect plans fail

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Every mom seeks the elusive Golden Key to Balance.  Daily, inner battles wage as we second-guess discipline, housework, and meal selections.  We juggle careers, interpersonal relationships, and self-care.  The frequent question, “How to get it all done?” lurks in the back of our minds. In our quest for balance, we often lose sight of God’s perspective.  Jesus’ words to frazzled …

How to get the best end of season sales on women’s clothing

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  Now that spring is just around the corner, winter sales on clothing are kicking in and I’ve found some great deals! Today’s outfit is largely brought to you by Anne Taylor and Loft.   Best end-of-season sales from brand names Knit Sweater/Skirt Combo   *This post contains affiliate links.  Should you choose to purchase certain advertised items, I will …

secrets to a simple & clutter-free life. Simple tips for decluttering, simplifying, and protecting your mind space and your home from too much "stuff".

5 secrets to a simple & clutter-free life

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  Jenny’s eyes flitted around her home, tears threatening at the cluttered scene. Mounds of laundry – both clean and dirty, lay in jumbled heaps.  Random objects littered corners and floors – pictures to be hung, projects to complete, and items not yet put away.   *This post may contain affiliate links.  Should you choose to purchase certain advertised items, I will receive …

Is God really good when bad things happen? Spiritual life lessons and Scripture truths for when life is hard to accept.

Is God really good all the time?

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Last year, my dad lost his teeth in a restaurant and they almost ended up in a dumpster. I’m in the sandwich generation of life – with two small grandbabies, four grown children (two of which live at home), and my elderly parents.  If you’re in that stage of life, bless your heart. It’s challenging – mentally changing gears to …