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Faith

Getting to Know Jesus Online Bible Study

I want to know Jesus. For all my life, I've known about Jesus. Baptized as a baby, my parents took me to church every Sunday. I grew up knowing about Jesus from church, Sunday School, and Christian school. This foundational teaching is a blessing beyond measure. Yet...

Show Up at the Manger – A Christmas Devotion

Enjoy this Christmas devotion, Show Up at the Manger. My son Zack is special.  He's special for all sorts of reasons, but one reason is because he has unbridled enthusiasm.  He loves life and he loves it to the hilt. When Zack was very young he suffered a Traumatic...

3 Christmas Blessings for Your Children

Words are powerful. Did you know the Bible shows us the power of a parental blessing spoken upon our children? Blessings are meaningful any time of the year, but especially during the Christmas season when our hope is that our children focus on Jesus. Use these 3...

Family

Trust Your Instincts

Being single is tough. Being single and 44 (well, 45 on March 7 - send me money) is often beyond tough. It feels like being a cast away on a deserted island with only Wilson the volleyball to appreciate your company. I knew a long time ago that I was most likely not...

25 Best Instant Pot Recipes Side Dishes

If you are an Instant Pot owner, you know the Instant Pot pressure cooker is amazing for delicious, tender meats, soups, stews, and even casseroles. But did you know that the Best Instant Pot Recipes are often for side dishes?  We love using our Instant Pot to create...

20 Quick and Easy Whole30 Instant Pot Recipes

Founded by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig in April 2009, the Whole30 eating plan is designed to give a short-term nutrition reset, help you put an end to unhealthy cravings and habits, restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, and balance your immune...

Fitness

12 Zero Point Weight Watchers Recipes

As a Weight Watchers member, I am continually looking for easy, delicious recipes that are low in points. If a food is ZERO points then I'm a super happy WW girl. These 12 zero point Weight Watchers recipes will help you keep your daily points in check while enjoying...

15 Air Fryer Healthy Snack Recipes

If you want to eat healthier foods that still taste absolutely amazing, consider Air Fryer cooking. An air fryer circulates hot air which makes crispy, delicious food with a fraction of the fat of traditional frying. Check out these 15 air fryer healthy snack recipes...

The Basic Weight Watchers Grocery List

When it comes to starting the Weight Watchers program, it can be challenging to know exactly which foods to buy that will keep you will feel full while also keeping your points in check. You are making a significant life change. This means rethinking about the way you...

Instant Pot Apple Crisp

Instant Pot Apple Crisp

We often think of apples as a fall food, but apples aren't just for cool weather. With apples available year round, you can enjoy this treat anytime you are looking for a sweet dessert that is full of good-for-you flavors. Crisp, tart apples are especially tasty in...

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How to Get Over Fear of Rejection As a Blogger

How to Get Over Fear of Rejection As a Blogger

When it comes to blogging, one of the biggest fears that holds writers back is fear of rejection. What if I pour my heart out on my blog and people hate it, or even worse, no one reads it? Unless you have started a blog or considered starting one, you don't realize...

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20 Mouth Watering Instant Pot Soup Recipes

20 Mouth Watering Instant Pot Soup Recipes

One of my favorite ways to use my Instant Pot pressure cooker is to make incredibly soup recipes. The Instant Pot gives amazing flavor in half the time of stove-top or crock pot cooking. Use these 20 Mouth Watering Instant Pot Soup recipes to plan your family's lunch...

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Bible Journaling: Printables and Traceables

Bible Journaling: Printables and Traceables

Do you long for quick and easy Bible journaling ideas? Do you sometimes feel you lack the creativity for Bible journaling? Bible Journaling with Printables and Traceables can easily bring your pages to the next level. Bible Journaling with Printables and Traceables Do...

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You Belong. You Matter. You Are Important.

I knew from an early age that I was never going to be the quarterback on the football team. I was never going to be the guy who walked down the hall followed by dozens of adoring gazes. I recall walking into my first day of high school, a good 50 pounds overweight,...

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