Usborne Books and More Black Friday Deals

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  You do not want to miss these amazing Usborne Books and More Black Friday Deals! 60% off select books! What a great way to knock out some Christmas shopping from the comfort of your own home, or hotel. Phone? Wherever you are, you don't want to miss this. What to earn FREE books? Host an online party. It's easy. Place your order today! … [Read more...]

Silhouette {Black Friday Specials} What Every Crafter Wants

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Silhouette Black Friday

One of my very favorite crafting tools is the Silhouette. I first fell in love with the Silhouette SD. We created so many great projects together. It was great! Not sure what to get the crafter in your life for Christmas? Hands down, the Silhouette CAMEO or the Silhouette Portrait. They will love you forever. I am so excited to share these exclusive Black Friday deals with you! Remember to use the coupon code MESS to get these wonderful deals on the bundles. Already love your … [Read more...]

5 Gift Ideas for the Frozen Fan {and an Amazon Giveaway}

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5 gift ideas frozen

If you have children in your house, chances are good that you have been invaded by Frozen. It's not just a little girl thing. My boys sing and act out "Cut through the heart" almost daily. My youngest son tells me that he wants to be Olaf for Christmas. Of course my oldest daughter is a huge Elsa fan. And not a day goes by that I don't hear some rendition of "Let It Go" sung at the top of their little lungs. Instead of fighting it, I'm going to embrace it. Here are 5 gift ideas for the … [Read more...]

Easy Tomato Basil Soup

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I hate tomatoes. Really. There is nothing worse than biting into a sandwich and finding a hidden tomato. Sure, I like salsa, ketchup, spaghetti sauce, but anything that is super tomato-y, it's not for me. My husband on the other hand, likes them. It's gross, I know! One of his favorite soups is tomato soup. I just can't bring myself to eat plain tomato soup, but tomato basil isn't that bad. It was pretty chilly last week in North Carolina and I wanted something that would warm … [Read more...]

10 {More} Scriptures to Encourage Your Soul

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10 more Scriptures to Encourage Your Soul

We are all in need of some encouragement. Maybe you are a new mom in the throws of sleepless nights. You just can't seem to get your head above the water. You are surviving each day, but barely. Maybe you have teenagers. No one knows it, but you spend a lot of sleepless nights worrying over the decisions they have made or will made. Maybe you received a life-changing phone call today confirming the worst. Maybe you are at a really low point in your life and you aren't sure there is much else … [Read more...]

Nature Walks {in Your Own Backyard}

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Nature Walks in your own Backyard

I am so excited to review Creative Nature Study: Ideas to Jump-Start or Invigorate Nature Study in Your Homeschool from The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. I was given this e-book free for review as part of my application process for their Schoolhouse Review Crew {so exciting!!}. It is available for purchase on their website. In my mind I have always had a specific picture of what a nature walk consists of. It has varied to a degree over the years. A nature walk went from something that you do on … [Read more...]