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Tree of Life Mothering Picture Book of the Week: On Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck

  It happened again. I read this book two days ago to my little guy and got teary-eyed. I have read this book aloud every year for the past 8 years or so, every Christmas, and every year, I always … Continue reading

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Best Financial App for Your Family Ever! New! It’s a Digital Cash Envelope System!

  Have you ever wanted to use the cash envelope system? But it seems too cumbersome? This post is long, so if you are short on time, watch the video above and go here to learn more in a snapshot of … Continue reading

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How I Saw the Hand of God in My Life in November 2019

Before I say goodbye to November, here are a few experiences I had last month where I felt the hand of God in my life. Listening to William Bradford’s book, History of Plimoth Plantation     and my friend Audrey’s … Continue reading

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Super Cheap DIY Festive Thanksgiving Garland

  Remember when I posted about the festive Independence Day garland that I learned how to make here? I used the same directions but different colors for fall/Thanksgiving. I drape these on my hutches and above doorways. I love how … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale of My Two Ebooks

My ebooks are on sale for Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday/ Giving Tuesday, and the Wednesday after! The ebook detailing how I lost 70 lbs in less than one year is here. It’s regularly $4.99, but is on sale for 99 cents. … Continue reading

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12 Thanksgiving Games for Homeschool and Family Time

I love Thanksgiving time! I love the coziness and hygge-ness of it all. If you don’t know what “hygge” is, it’s pronounced “hoo-gah,” and you can learn more about it over here. If you want to really get into it, … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mothering Picture Book of the Week: Thank You, Sarah the Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

  Did you know that…. Thanksgiving used to be a holiday that only some states celebrated, not all of them? It’s true that George Washington declared that the last Thursday in November be a “Day of Prayer and Thanksgiving.” As … Continue reading

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