Why Celebrate Advent? {Modern Advent Wreath Ideas}
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Why Celebrate Advent? {Modern Advent Wreath Ideas}

Until recently, this Baptist girl never thought much of the meaning of Advent.  The word “Advent” conjures images of a women’s events with different-themed tables or one of those Christmas countdown calendars.  Normally, when I looked at an Advent wreath with candles, all I saw was a fire hazard.  However, this year is different… A walk…

Easy DIY Thanksgiving Tablescape with Blue Pumpkins {When God Changes Your Plans}
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Easy DIY Thanksgiving Tablescape with Blue Pumpkins {When God Changes Your Plans}

“What do you have against orange pumpkins, Mama?” my daughter asked as we slathered blue latex all over the orange plastic.  My DIY Thanksgiving tablescape helped me to remember that life doesn’t always give us orange pumpkins but we can be confident that God will still bless us through the unexpected. I’ve just never been a…

Simmer Pot Recipe & Free Gift Tag {God’s Reaction When We “Just Show Up”}
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Simmer Pot Recipe & Free Gift Tag {God’s Reaction When We “Just Show Up”}

Hardly Pinterest-worthy is the picture below.  In my meager attempts to live a shiny, compartmentalized, ‘I’ve got it under control’ kind of life, I sometimes forget what’s most important.  As I made stovetop potpourri, God reminded me I should care care less about how I am perceived and more about how He is received. This…

JOY Wreath Tutorial
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JOY Wreath Tutorial

Our women’s ministry at church had an event that included Christmas cookies, a hot cocoa bar and also some craft projects.  Guess who volunteered to be in charge of said crafts!? Every lady had the option to make a JOY wreath and customize it with various decor including berries, glitter feathers, snowflakes and polka dots!  The…