An Unmagical Lesson in Giving

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This post includes affiliate links. When you make a puchase via these links, I receive a small percentage. Very small but very appreciated. Thanks for loving ohAmanda! When my husband and I were Children’s Pastors back in the day, we took our 5th and 6th grade kids to Build-a-Bear around Christmas time. We let them […]

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Christmas Carols & Catapults

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After Christmas last year, the kids were sitting at Asa’s new Lego table (we made it from some Ikea furniture!) playing and creating. They were also singing. They were belting out Hark the Herald Angels, “Born that man no more may die Born to raise the sons of earth Born to give them second birth”! I loved hearing […]

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Black Friday 2015

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Affiliate links may be included in this post. When you purchase anything via these links, I make a small commission. Very small. But very appreciated. Thanks for loving ohAmanda!  Yowza. Black Friday rocks the house. I’m eating Thanksgiving dinner with my family this Black Friday but maybe they won’t mind if I sneak a little wi-fi and […]

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Lydia’s 100 Boxes UPDATE

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This post may contain affiliate links. When you purchase anything via these links, I make a small commission. Very small. But very appreciated. Thanks for loving ohAmanda!  It’s National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child! I love that the collection week is before all the holi-crazy starts. It’s such a great beginning to the season when you […]

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Top Ten Affiliate Marketing Tips from Mom Bloggers

I’ve written a lot about affiliate marketing. It’s a simple way to add income to your family without taking time away from them. With the Christmas season already here and lots of affiliate opportunities at your fingertips (specifically Truth in the Tinsel!!), I decided to set up a conversation with Erin from Home with the […]

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I’ve Been Keeping Something From You (Again)

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A few years ago, we bought a house. A beautiful house. I thought my son would learn to shave in the bathroom of that house. I thought my daughter would walk down our stairs dressed to the nines for a first date or dance. I thought we’d wave our kids good-bye from that front porch […]

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God Knows You’re Inadequate & He LIKES it!

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I have a new hero. Her name is Corrie ten Boom. You’ve most likely heard of her–she and her family hid Jews in their home in Holland before being arrested at age 50 by the Nazis. She spent the next two years in a concentration camp and was miraculously released after the death of her father […]

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