7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

While sitting at church listening to a great sermon about Thankfulness, it dawns on me- this is the beginning of the insanity. As my to lists run through my head, I slide further down into my pew. When I get home, I sit with a notebook in front of me and once again get overwhelmed. We have 2 Thanksgivings this week and then 3 Christmases next month. I have found 7 Secrets You need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

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30 Minute Panic Plan for Last Minute Guest Invasion *Free Printable*

Panic Plan Last Minute Guests

Your phone rings. It’s your husband. He is telling you he is on his way home, oh- and company will be at the house in 30 minutes. After you waste the next 3 minutes losing it over the phone because you just got home yourself and was looking forward to a night of binge watching on Netflix, the panic sets in. Well here is the 30 Minute Panic Plan for Last Minute Guest Invasion.Panic Plan Last Minute Guest

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9 Dirty Secrets of Post-Partum Recovery No One Talks About

9 Dirty Secrets of Post Partum Recovery No One Talks About

There are so many things that are still taboo I this day and age. You would think with this “open mind” “being real” world that there wouldn’t be, but there is. People will only be real with as comfortable as they are with sharing their lives. I an effort to be more open with you and to help you not feel alone I the struggle of being a Mama, I’ve decided that since I just had baby number 7, maybe it was time for me to share some of my 9 Dirty Secrets of Post-Partum Recovery No One Talks…

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14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are not Cereal

14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are Not Cereal

When I was a child breakfast consisted mostly of cereal. There wasn’t much time to prepare anything let alone eat anything before the bus arrived in the morning. I wasn’t a big fan of the soggy mess, so I either didn’t eat, or I ate it so fast that I didn’t taste it. Saturdays were a different story. Mom would make homemade pancakes, sausage biscuits, and gravy, eggs, and bacon. I remember asking her why she didn’t do this all the time. She told me that she just didn’t have time. I wanted my kids to have the same…

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How to become a gentle gracious mom when all you do is scream

How to beomce a gentle gracious mom when all you do is scream

I had recently asked on my personal Facebook page, “What do you struggle with as a mom and wish you could do differently?” For many of these moms, the struggle was universal, and this isn’t just for new moms. What this question taught me was not just that ALL moms struggle, but they struggle in similar ways. Satan uses the same technics over and over to destroy us. We need to break down and understand the WHY before we can find solutions to STOP! SO I’m here to tell you How to Become a Gentle Gracious Mom when all…

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Stay at Home Moms Thriving Not Just Surviving

Stay at Home Moms Thriving Not Just Surviving

When I began my blog a year ago I kind of knew where I wanted it to go, but nothing was solid. I wondered around writing about things that interested me, but nothing stuck. A few months ago, I worked through a workbook that helped me define my passion and purpose. My passion and purpose came down to ONE THING, helping stay at home moms. You, who are reading this right now, my passion, my purpose is to help YOU. This is why I created a Facebook group just with YOU in mind. It is called Stay At Home…

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14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

Snacking is where I always go wrong with losing weight. I tend to grab whatever is easy and appealing now. This leads me to emotional eating and that is NEVER a good thing. In my quest to keep my weight gain at a minimum during my pregnancy and to be as frugal as possible, I went to Pinterest. I was only looking for 14 recipes that I loved, this way I know exactly what is being made and I don’t have to think about what to make. I have variety without going overboard. Here are the new 14 Frugal…

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Top 5 Most Important Needs of the Third Trimester

Top 5 Most Important Needs of the Third Trimester

This is baby number 7 for me. I’m not a doctor, but I would consider myself experienced at having babies. You could say this isn’t my first rodeo. I know every pregnancy is different, but many things will be the same. There are things that almost every woman faces in her 3rd trimester. I’m sharing my Top 5 Most Important Needs of the Third Trimester.Top 5 Most Important Needs of the Third Trimester

Why is the 3rd Trimester Different?

The biggest thing affecting you during the first trimester the biggest hurdle is…

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6 Secrets to finding extra money Hiding in your budget

6 Secrest to Finding Extra Money Hiding in Your Budget

I know how it is to live on a tight budget. My husband makes a good income, but we are a family of 8 soon to be 9. I have one that will begin several therapies soon, and he is also on a pretty strict diet. Money certainly doesn’t grow on trees, well at least I haven’t found that tree yet. It was only after writing out a budget and telling my money where to go, did I learn 6 big secrets. I’m here to share with you, my 6 Secrets to Finding Extra Money Hiding in your Budget!Read More

How to Have the Perfect Family Valentine’s Day Party

How to have the Perfect Family Valentine's Day Party

I love Valentine’s day and all the meaning behind it. It is a wonderful time to show and receive love. When I was first married, we’d buy nice gifts, go out to dinner, and the night was magical. Throw in 1 or 6 children and things change. Money doesn’t grow on trees. (If you find one, please let me know.) Taking this crew out to eat on Valentine’s day isn’t cheap so that’s why I’m sharing How to Have the Perfect Family Valentine’s Day Party.How to have the Perfect Family Valentine's Day Party

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