Faith

Why Do We Say the Apostle’s Creed?

What is the Apostle's Creed and why do we say the Apostle's Creed in the church today? The History of the Apostle's Creed The Apostle's Creed is a statement of faith. In many mainline churches it is spoken in worship on a regular basis. The Apostle's Creed is not in...

The Ten Commandments: Ten Truths That Give Life

The Ten Commandments are God's rules for how we are to live our lives. I know the Ten Commandments are important, but when I think of ways to draw closer to God, I have to admit studying these is not first on my list. I think of the ten commandments as the law -...

Bible Journaling Hacks: Supplies You Have at Home

New years often come with new habits. If Bible journaling is something you are adding this year, congratulations! Bible journaling is a fun and creative way to spend time in God's Word. But let's face it - Bible journaling materials can also be expensive. You don't...

Family

Hot Toddy Recipe to Feel Better Fast

The winter season can be tough when it comes to staying away from germs. Are you looking for a delicious, healthy drink that will make you feel better ASAP? This Hot Toddy recipe to feel better fast will do it! Please note that the adult version contains alcohol and...

When Children with Mental Health Issues Are Violent

Like most people in this county, it was with great sadness and alarm that I read about the horrific shooting rampage Nikolas Cruz unleashed in a Florida high school a few weeks ago. I was saddened to learn of his mental health issues and the fact that police had been...

50+ Fitness and Exercise Tips for Busy Moms

As a mom, my top priority is taking care of my family. Yet I know I am better able to care for them when I am also taking care of myself. Balancing hectic schedules with attempting to squeeze in exercise isn't easy. As a mom of 5 kids, I get it! Finding time for...

Fitness

Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Sweet, tangy, and just a bit spicy - this is one of my favorite combinations. All these amazing flavors come together perfectly in Coconut Shrimp, a popular restaurant appetizer. Make this healthier version of Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with your handy Air Fryer that...

Instant Pot for Weight Loss Online Course

Instant Pot for Weight Loss Can you relate to this? I don’t really understand how someone could lose weight using an Instant Pot. I need to lose over 50 pounds, so I’m certainly interested. But all I see is recipes for fatty beef roasts and cheesecakes. How is this...

Weight Watchers Air Fryer Fried Pickles

If you love pickles, have you tried fried pickles? I find fried pickles to be amazing, but I'm not thrilled with the heavy dose of fat that comes with the restaurant appetizer versions. Now you can make them at home for a fraction of the calories with this Weight...

Printable Monthly Bill Pay Checklist

Printable Monthly Bill Pay Checklist

Get organized and meet your financial goals this year by using this Printable Monthly Bill Pay Checklist. Write down your bills (ideally, ordered by due date) and the amount so that you will have a yearly overview of your payments. -EPD How to Use a Printable Monthly...

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Air Fryer French Toast Sticks

Air Fryer French Toast Sticks

Looking for a delicious breakfast idea that is sure to be a hit with the family? This Air Fryer french toast sticks recipe will be at the top of your list! Air Fryer Cooking The Air Fryer is a wonderful kitchen tool because it cooks foods quickly and makes them crispy...

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