2014 Christmas Gift Guide for all Budgets

(This post contains affiliate links, if you have any questions please read my disclosure policy) It's that time of year where the leaves are falling off the trees, stores are playing Christmas music, cans of pumpkin  fill grocery shelves, the air is brisk, and traffic is crazy. You guessed it, it's the holiday season. Many of you will be black friday shopping, while others will be sitting in … [Read more...]

Scream Free Parenting Challenge: My personal update

  "© Chris Boswell / Dollar Photo Club”  How are you doing with the "Scream Free Challenge"?  I wanted to give you an update on my own personal progress with this challenge.  You can find that post here. Where do I begin? Parenting does not come with a handbook, that would be too easy. A handbook on raising teenagers would be even better! I recently had a daughter that turned 13 and … [Read more...]

5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

A bowl of chicken tortilla soup with a sandwich in the background

"© MSPhotographic / Dollar Photo Club” Are you looking for a super easy slow cooker soup recipe? Look no further, this chicken tortilla soup is a favorite among all of my friends and family. When we have gatherings this is what I make, or if I take someone a meal this what they ask for. So today I am going to share this delicious recipe with you. Here are the 5 ingredients you will need: I … [Read more...]

The 411 on the 2014 Annual Dove Awards

If you are wanting the 411 on the 2014 Annual Dove Awards, here it is! I was given the opportunity to attend the Dove Awards with a group of bloggers that blog for Family Christian Stores. Family Christian paid for our tickets to this grand event. It did not disappoint! Our seats were spectacular! Lecrae and Bart from Mercy Me were the hosts for the night. They had a great banter back and … [Read more...]

Scream Free Challenge

This post does contain an affiliate link, if you would like more information about this please read my disclosure policy. Picture source Lets keep it real! Yes, I will be the first to admit I scream / yell at my kids sometimes. Actually more than I would ever like to admit. I like to use the excuse that my children are the reason. This is wrong. This should not be a first response. I find that … [Read more...]

(DIY) Fall Decor Roundup: Quick and Easy Ideas

  Do the words Fall, Halloween, hot cocoa, apples, candy, Autumn, cider, falling leaves, harvest, festivals, and pumpkin get you excited? I am so excited to share some fun and easy decor ideas with you in honor of Fall. I have teamed up with some awesome blogging friends to share with you our picks for this favorite season! Don't forget to visit their blogs for all the DIY instructions to … [Read more...]