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Wanting to Grow Your Blog But Not Sure Where to Start?

Hello, fellow blogger! What brings you here today? Perhaps the title of this post caught your eye and you are looking for an answer to that very question: how do I start (or continue to) grow my blog?  Maybe you’re in a place as a very new blogger where you’ve caught a vision and want […] Read more…

6 Meaningful Advent Devotionals That Your Family Will Love

Do you celebrate the Advent season? As far as the church year goes, Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day, and it lasts through Christmas Eve but many families choose to start Advent activities on December 1st! We celebrate the traditional (church year) format of Advent each year, the remembrance of the time when old believers […] Read more…

DIY "I Spy Bottle"- Homemade Christmas Gift

Homemade Christmas Gift: I Spy Bottle

Looking for a simple and fun gift for a preschool-age child? This “I Spy Bottle” is easy to assemble and is made with items that you probably already have in your craft cupboard. As a bonus, let your school-age child help you assemble it!   Materials Needed:   Empty, completely dry plastic water bottle Dry […] Read more…

Homemade pumpkin pie spice - an easy recipe that takes only a minute and is a frugal alternative to store-bought mix

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice

I found a little jar of pumpkin pie spice in Target the other day. It was pretty tiny and expensive and I figured, “Hey, I can probably make this myself with stuff I already have in my cupboard!”  And so I did. And so can you! :)   DIY Pumpkin Pie Spice  1/4 cup ground […] Read more…

Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn--an easy recipe that's perfect for fall! Make it with kids too!

Homemade Microwave Caramel Corn

Who doesn’t love caramel corn? This is a recipe from my childhood days that my mother and I made often. Let me tell you, it’s really hard not to eat the whole batch in one sitting. Pin It Microwave Caramel Corn 1 cup brown sugar 1 stick butter 1/4 cup white corn syrup 1/2 tsp. […] Read more…

Homemade Microwave Popcorn

For years I had a little air popper for making popcorn. Eventually it died so I moved on to making popcorn on the stove. It’s really, really tasty but not really good for you due to the copious amount of oil used in the recipe :) I decided to experiment with making homemade microwave popcorn. […] Read more…