You Live Where? #OneRoomCabin


You live where?!

Normally when you move, you hope your new home will be an upgrade. For us, we knew we would be taking a temporary step down. We realalized we were asking our family to sacrifice for the greater good of abused children across our country. When my husband’s old K-12 school went up for sale (the school district was co-oping 3…

Our Path to Foster Care


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As a newly engaged couple, almost 15 years ago we desired to have five children, at least. From the beginning we shared the same desires. Four beautiful little girls later, and one sickly mama who was told she shouldn’t have any more children, we took the steps to make sure we couldn’t have any more children. At the time it…

A journey with weight loss


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Hi there!! My name is Lizzy. I’m a 34 year old woman and I have lost 150 pounds in the last two and half years with God’s help and this is my story. I hope you enjoy it, I hope you can relate to it in one way or another, but most of all I hope you’ll see what God…

Paint Chip Owl Art

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Paint Chip Art

By Emily Braunberger If there are two things I see a lot of on Pinterest, it’s owls and paint chip art. I absolutely love owls and they have become so incredibly trendy. So when I saw a pin for owl art made of paint chips, I knew I had hit the jackpot!! What you’ll need: *Paint chips – I got…

Any Dream Will Do


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By Dawn Samuels Any Dream Will Do May I return to the beginning The light is thinning and the dream is too The World and I, we are still waiting And hesitating Any dream will do1 What is a dream? Usually, when we hear the word “dream” we think of what happens when we sleep – often after consuming too…

Muppets Most Wanted Lunch!


Healthy Eating made Fun

I try to send a sack lunch to school with our kids twice a week. I have three golden rules of packing lunches: 1. It has to be healthy and colorful. God gave us so many beautiful fruits and vegetables to choose from and I like introducing my kids to new foods whenever possible! 2. It has to be affordable…

Me, Zac Levi & Lady & the Tramp?

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The Selfie!

By Amanda Geisler Did I just offer to share my glass of water with Zachary Levi(Chuck), “Lady and the Tramp” style? It all started exactly 6 days ago. I had just moved to Los Angeles from Minneapolis for a new job. No big deal, right, people do this stuff every day. My sister Pebbles had made the trip with me,…

Moms’ Night Out

Entertainment Reviews

See it this weekend!

I was recently invited to see an early viewing of Mom’s Night Out. When the opportunity came up it was seriously a no-brainer. A night out with my girlfriends and a free movie? It’s a WIN WIN. Before the movie began we were given a few rules about not using our electronic devises during the movie. They wanted to ensure…

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”

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See how we showed our #DisneySide!

If you ask me what I am passionate about you will probably get one of two answers: 1) Abused Children 2) Disney. Leave it to me to find a way to combine the two. A short time ago I was selected to host a #DisneySide @Home Celebration. Here was an opportunity to share my love for Disney with those around…