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Creative Retreat My Favorite Things Devotional Kit

As a busy mom I am always looking for ways to make life easier. Bible journaling kits are a major time-saver because their pre-prepped supplies save me from a lot of decision making. This month I got a sneak peek at the Creative Retreat My Favorite Things Devotional...

Why Do We Celebrate the Lord’s Supper?

Since Jesus first instituted the Lord's Supper (or Communion) on the night before his death, Christians around the world have participated in the practice of Holy Communion. There is a mystery and significance to communion that makes it worthy of additional study and...

31 Days of Seeing God’s Miracles Bible Reading Plan

Miracles are works by our almighty God. Miracles cannot be explained by science or natural casues, but show us God's power at work in the world. During the next 31 days, I invite you to explore God's miracles by using this 31 Days of Seeing God's Miracles Bible...

Family

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...

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...

20 Light and Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

Do you love Instant Pot cooking but you are looking for healthier recipes? This list of 20 light and healthy Instant Pot recipes is just what you need to plan meals that taste amazing and are also good for you. Instant Pot Cooking If you are new to Instant Pot...

Fitness

Weight Watchers Trader Joe’s Shopping List

If you live near a Trader Joe's, you probably already know that many of this store's food selections are organic and healthier versions of America's favorite foods, but at reasonable prices. If you’re starting your Weight Watchers journey, you may be confused about...

Christian Weight Loss Solutions for Women with Faithful Finish Lines

Do you long to lose weight while keeping Christ the center of your efforts? Check out Christian weight loss programs for women with Faithful Finish Lines. Faithful Finish Lines offers a variety of Christian Weight Loss Solutions for women that keep God at the center...

Instant Pot Hamburger Soup Recipe

I predict this Instant Pot Hamburger Soup recipe is soon to become a requested family favorite at your house. This is one of my husband's favorite meals and a soup I've been making for many years. When I started Instant Pot pressure cooking, I knew this was a recipe...

Enduring Word Bible Review and Give Away

Enduring Word Bible Review and Give Away

If you are looking for an ESV Journaling Bible with line-art and full page illustrations plus plenty of room for your own creative work, then the new Enduring Word journaling Bible is for you. Read on for our full Enduring Word Bible review and give away. The Enduring...

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Bible Journaling Supplies Worth the Splurge

Bible Journaling Supplies Worth the Splurge

I love Bible journaling. I love trying new materials and techniques. I hate when I feel like something was a waste of money. You probably hate that too. With literally stores full of art supplies out there, how do we know what works best for Bible journaling?  Keep...

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20 Helpful Ways to Organize Washi Tape

20 Helpful Ways to Organize Washi Tape

Washi tape is a repositionable thin Japanese tape that has myriad creative uses. Here at The Holy Mess website, we especially love washi tape for Bible journaling. The little rolls are inexpensive and fun. But let's face it - if you aren't careful your washi...

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Super Easy No Bake Eclair Cake

Super Easy No Bake Eclair Cake

Super Easy No Bake Eclair Cake is one of the most easy and delicious desserts I make. This recipe is one that I've been making for close to 20 years and we never get tired of it. This no bake dessert is also perfect for taking to potlucks, get-togethers, or to a...

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10 Hidden Gem Blog Posts on The Holy Mess

Sometimes my readers and I agree about my best writing and other times we totally disagree. I've been blogging for a number of years now and continue to learn what makes for a popular blog post. Over the years, there have been some articles that are my absolute...

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Bible Journaling On the Go!

Bible Journaling On the Go!

Today was the last day of school. Next year I will have two kids in high school. I can't figure out how they grow up so fast. I was teary eyed all the way home. I couldn't help but think how desperately I want to steal them away and just slow down the clock. So this...

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