Humble Beginnings {Smart Money Smart Kids}

Humble Beginnings Our family comes from very humble beginnings. My grandmother raised seven children, mostly on her own. My mother, whom we affectionately call Mami, has recounted numerous stories from her past. Each time I hear them, I sit in amazement. Thankful for the courage of my grandmother to send some of her kids to […]

Inexpensive Organization {With Expedit Shelving Units}

Organization does not have to be costly. As a matter of fact, if you look for creative ways to use what you already have, it is pretty inexpensive. Reuse Shelving, Tables, & Bookcases Look around at what you already have. Is there a shelf, table, or bookcase that isn’t functioning well in its current location? Get […]

Build Your Children’s Library {How To Save Over 93% On Books}

Building your children’s library doesn’t have to cost you your vacation fund. Here’s how I bought $346.00 worth of books for less than $20. That’s right, a savings of over 93%. I couldn’t be happier. Know What You’re Looking For In order to get the best deals, know what you’re looking for. The Complete Tales […]

Are You Serious?! (2013 {Live Life Fully Committed} Challenge)

  I am so happy you’re back. Especially if you read through yesterday’s questionnaire! The reaction to this challenge has been quite interesting. After reading through the questionnaire, some are shocked at how complacent they’ve lived their lives. Others have looked at the email and written back, “I don’t have words right now.” One individual, […]

2013 {Live Life Fully Committed} Challenge (and Free Questionnaire)

2013 Life Challenge: Live Life Fully Committed. Life Verse: 2 Chronicles 16:9, “The eyes of the LORD search the entire earth, seeking hearts that are fully committed to Him that He may strengthen them.” 2013 is the year where you either choose to keep doing the same thing (that didn’t work before), or you choose […]

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall…

It’s time to jump back into full swing and I can’t help but get excited. There’s so much I want to share with you, but I will try to contain my excitement and give you bits at time (we’ll see how that goes!). In November of last year while reading the Bible, 2 Chronicles 16:9 […]

{Choose Joy} Dwell On The Promises of God (& Free Printable)

I have tried to search for words to explain what is going on inside of me right now. But I can’t find anything more substantial than, “I am so excited!”. It’s difficult to put into the words the way the Spirit of God moves and satisfies. It’s difficult to explain the way one can actually […]

{A Revolution of Generosity… Our Gift To Jesus!}

Christmas time came. And one of my favorite parts about it was our Sparkle Box. Although we’ve never read the book, the concept went perfectly with what my husband and I already had in our hearts. This Christmas was going to be {A Different Kind Of Christmas}. We just didn’t know how it would play out. […]

{5 Days To Save Money With Coupons} Let’s Go Shopping! – Day 5

We’re on Day 5 of our {5 Days To Save Money With Coupons} series. If you’re new to this blog and you want to go back to the beginning of the series, click {here}. * * * * * Can you believe it? We’re on Day 5 of our series. Boy how time flies! Today […]

{5 Days To Save Money With Coupons} Do The Research and Plan Ahead – Day 4

We’re on Day 3 of our {5 Days To Save Money With Coupons} series. Join me (and mostly Stephanie!) this week as we learn more about this money-saving phenomenon. If you’re new to this blog and you want to go back to the beginning of the series, click {here}. * * * * * We’ve been […]