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My Reality

I’ve been told that I’m organized.  I really do LOVE the thought of being organized.  I truly feel like my life is a crazy, hott mess most of the time, and these crazy hott mess times lead to an over preparation, and carrying out organized plans to organize my life, that only last a few weeks, and make about as much sense as that last sentence does. 1,227 more words

Make Over Your Mornings

Yesterday I wrote about how I’m teaching my children to take time to meditate on God’s Word.  You can read that post by clicking here. 518 more words


Battling Failure

It is Monday.  Yep, it is a Monday.  I had big plans for today.  A great blog post, clean house, some advanced cooking for the week completed, research for an organizing project…  Big plans for a big week.   774 more words

Living The Full Life

Books I've Read {April Update}

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I have been feeling a little scattered-brain after coming back from our trip, so I was glad to jump into reading some books that helped me to get on track with what my priorities. 466 more words


Posting from my phone.

This is a bit exciting. I’m posting from my phone. Yes, it doesn’t take much to excite me!

I just wanted to quickly share with you. 107 more words


Ten Dollar Tribe - Risking a Blog to Change a Community

As I started this year I knew I wanted to focus on Risk. Why do it? Who risks and why to they do it? 463 more words

Intentional Parenting

My Changing Relationship with Facebook

I’ve known for awhile that Facebook and I needed to reevaluate our relationship. It was making me irritable, begging me to compare myself to others, and stealing valuable time (if even just ten minutes in a day). 445 more words