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One Thousand Gifts ~ Mother’s Day Give Away!

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{this post contains affiliate links, thank you for supporting this blog!}UPDATE: give away closed!WINNER: Jenn from Treasuring Life’s Blessings It’s no secret that Ann Voskamp is one of my favorite authors.  Every Monday I try to share my gift list that keeps on and on growing…I’ve counted more than 3,600 gifts here on my blog!! […]

Making plans {frugality & contentment}

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So, this is my year of contentment. What started as a simple breath prayer begging God to give me joy in the here and now, contentment in the plenty we do have & peace with who I am in Christ…has bled over into other areas of my life. I think contentment & simplicity go hand […]

Start each day…

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{this is a picture of my sponsored child’s home & kitchen on the left ~ in Belize.  This picture is just a small reminder of how blessed we are in this country and in our home.} As I have prayed about my word of the year {contentment} I have been prompted to begin looking for […]

These are a few of my favorite things…

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Last year I saw this fun idea on Nester’s blog…and while I never had a “favorite things” party in my home, I did share my favorite things here on the blog and lots of others did on their blogs too! So, we just had cyber space favorite things parties. I thought I would share my […]

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Happy November! {Contentment & Thankfulness}

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“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” Brother David Steindle-Rast November is traditionally a month to give thanks. I love that. But, I am learning to cultivate a heart of contentment and thankfulness ALL year long. That is why I keep a […]

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Day 10: Praying for Hearts of Graditude

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  Last Monday I combined my 31 days series with my weekly Gift List of counting my blessings…today I want to do the same, but a little differently. Today I want to pray prayers of blessing and gratitude for my children’s hearts…that God would grow in them a heart of gratitude and contentment. “May my […]