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New Adventures through Trades of Hope

It's SPRING! Our little house by the prairie has tons of new daffodils and pear tree blossoms, a few new bird nests around the yard, and freshly tilled garden beds, so now seemed like the perfect time to announce something new in my own life. I've decided to start my own business through Trades of… Continue reading New Adventures through Trades of Hope

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Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

Between helping with (and having kids involved in) children's choir, teaching a preschool class on Wednesday nights, teaching piano lessons 3 out of 5 evenings, and all the holiday buzz in general, my December plate is pretty full! Basically, the month is moving so fast I can hardly keep up! I haven't had lots of… Continue reading Christmas Cheer – Lifestyle Post Roundup

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Praying Through Cooking

I promise I didn't originally plan for this post to come out the week after Thanksgiving...but it is fitting, isn't it? 😉 Whether or not your family has leftovers from the big turkey day in your fridge or freezer, you're likely to get back to the grind of daily cooking again soon. And for those… Continue reading Praying Through Cooking

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Praying Through Bathroom Cleaning

Raise your hand if you love to clean your bathroom! . chirp. . No one? Yeah, me neither. But alas, it must be done, right? I've written a lot in these last few weeks about choosing joy while going through our generally mundane daily chores. While choosing joy is certainly applicable to bathroom cleaning, I'm… Continue reading Praying Through Bathroom Cleaning

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Praying Through Decluttering

Clutter. Stuff can so easily accumulate and clutter. But this post isn't about capsule wardrobes, donating to charity or living simply (all good things, though). It's about continuously choosing joy  while decluttering our minds and homes - with God's love, through God's love, for the love of our families. Picking up after family members -… Continue reading Praying Through Decluttering