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Faith

Kids’ Devotion Books: 25 Options to Strengthen Their Faith

Are you looking for resources to help your children grow in love for Jesus as their personal Savior? As a busy mom of 5 kids, nothing is more important to me than my kids' faith growth, yet it's a bit overwhelming at times to know how to put that into practice. Read...

The Shack Movie Review: We Saw It and This is My Take Away

The movie THE SHACK is raising controversy within the Christian community. Is this a Christian allegory or heresy that should be avoided? Last weekend we saw it and this is my take away. A few weeks ago I partnered with my cousin Jeff, movie blogger, to write a full...

7 Common Table Prayers to Say at Meal Time

Use these 7 common table prayers to say at meal time to start your meal off by asking for God's blessings. Does your family have common table prayers they say before dinner together? If your goal is to bring your family closer together and grow in faith, use these...

Family

25 Filling Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes

If you have an Instant Pot pressure cooker, you might use it for fast dinners and even make-ahead freezer meals. Maybe you've even ventured into making yogurt or Instant Pot cheesecake, but have you considered using your Instant Pot to make amazing, hearty breakfasts...

5 Stephen King Adaptations Better Than IT

While horror is not my favorite genre of movie, there have been some great scary films that I've appreciated over the years. Despite my intense dislike for the recently released IT, I have been a fan of Stephen King adaptations in the past. Below are 5 Stephen King...

5 Ways to Get Organized for Making School Lunches This Year

There is nothing worse than running late on a school morning, then desperately trying to figure out something you can put in your kid’s lunch boxes. Naturally these mornings always seem to happen when you are low on lunch making supplies, so your kids end up with a...

Fitness

Kale Salad Recipe with Lemon and Sea Salt

Are you looking for a kale salad recipe your family will love? This Kale Salad with Lemon and Sea Salt has become a favorite for our family. We make it about once a week and the huge bowl is gone fast. Sometimes our kids even eat it as a snack. (Kale salad as a...

10 Quick and Healthy Family Dinner Ideas

Do you need to get dinner onto the table in a hurry, and you want it to fit into your healthy eating goals? I can relate. Plus, it needs to be something kids will love, and adults will enjoy too. Seems impossible on some nights, but with just a bit of planning, you...

Why You Can’t Guilt Yourself Thin

  Do you feel guilty when you overeat? Should you feel guilty for being overweight? How about for eating junk food, like chips and chocolate, that you know aren't good for you? I'm not sure a day has gone by that I haven't had some sort of guilt in the realm of...

8 Insider Secrets to Black Friday Shopping

Black Friday is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. It’s the day when retailers offer some fantastic deals on major items, but it can also be a madhouse. We’ve all seen the horror story videos online. The stores are packed! Many customers arrive early and...

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Free Printable Planner

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Free Printable Planner

Are you a Black Friday or Cyber Monday shopper? Use this Black Friday and Cyber Monday Free Printable Planner to get ahead of the game and save time and money on your holiday shopping this year. Be sure you "like" check The Holy Mess Facebook page and check it often...

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