7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays
Christmas | Holidays/Seasonal | Self-care for women

7 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care During the Holidays

As the holidays approach, I envision myself nestled near the Christmas tree with my hands cradling a good book and cup of hot chocolate. Also, I imagine indulging in my favorite Hallmark Christmas movies while snuggling under my favorite blanket. Plus, as I’m thinking through the upcoming festivities, I often daydream about other simple ways…

How to Shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals to Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year
Christmas | Holidays/Seasonal

How to Shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals to Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year

Do you love Black Friday deals to jump start your gift giving? Me, too! But a few years ago I discovered how Black Friday shopping can actually set me up for success in the new year and realized I not been using these crazy deals to their full potential! In fact, once I shifted my…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for the Whole Family
Christmas | Family | Marriage

Clutter-Free Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

It’s the end of a long day and the kids are finally nestled in their beds.  I take a deep breath as I head back down stairs, just to remember that my floors are littered with toys. Sighing, I start the big clean up, and dream of clutter-free gift ideas, where the presents we give…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain and Not Feel Deprived
Christmas | Health | New Year's | Self-care for women

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain and Not Feel Deprived

We’re right in the throes of those weeks of the year where eating anything and everything “because it’s the holidays” is not only acceptable, but it’s encouraged.  To avoid Granny’s pumpkin pie or noodle casserole might get you a few eye rolls or, worse yet, negative comments.  Combine that with the overabundance of food EVERYWHERE…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Take the Stress Out of Your Holidays
Christmas | Holidays/Seasonal | Self-care for women

Take the Stress Out of Your Holidays

The holidays can be an exciting time, but they can also be a stressful time, especially if we come into this bustling time of year behind the eight ball. Let’s face it, we are all busy enough in the every day things of life that when something like the holidays roll around it can be…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

25 Questions to Prepare Your Marriage for the Holidays
Christmas | Marriage

25 Questions to Prepare Your Marriage for the Holidays

Did you dream of what your first married Christmas would look like? You’d pick out a real tree, and your strong handsome husband would cut it down. Together you’d decorate it and put an angel on top. You couldn’t wait for your Prince Charming to taste your grandma’s sugar cookies and your aunt’s pecan pie….

Creative Ways to Make Bible Study a Reality During the Holidays
Bible study | Christmas | Holidays/Seasonal | New Year's

Creative Ways to Make Bible Study a Reality During the Holidays

Let’s be honest. . . When life is overwhelming, it’s incredibly tempting to cut out our daily Bible study. It doesn’t seem logical to do something seemingly unproductive when our to-do list is a mile long. But while it may seem unproductive, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. When we aren’t rooted in Truth,…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Christmas Family Fun Activity Cards- Free Printable
Christmas | Family | Family Fun

Christmas Family Fun Activity Cards- Free Printable

Celebrate this special season with these fun Christmas activity cards!  Put them into a bag or jar and have the kids choose an activity each day leading up to Christmas. Then, enjoy spending time together as a family doing the activity on the card.  There are blank ones to write your family favorite ideas on…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

The One Thing You Don’t Want to Miss This Christmas
Christmas

The One Thing You Don’t Want to Miss This Christmas

Dear Friend, Five days until Christmas!!! Can you believe it? Hopefully your shopping list is getting checked off and you can find time to sip on a warm drink and rest before the big celebration. How are you holding up? How is your heart? This time of year, it’s beautiful but it’s busy and can…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Christmas
Christmas

Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Christmas

It was the craziest thing. We packed the box just as we had every year. However, when we opened it again on this particular year, something important was missing. Our little manger scene was beautiful, and we set it up every year in the living room. It had it’s own special table on which to…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.

How to Find Hope When the Holiday Depression Hits
Christmas | New Year's | Self-care for women

How to Find Hope When the Holiday Depression Hits

I’d rather fast forward past the holidays this year. Bah humbug. The holiday season is meant to be an exciting, wonderful time. Except when it isn’t. Friend, if you are not feeling the joy of the holiday season, you aren’t alone. Depression and sadness often hit during the holiday season. Whether due to grief, loss,…

About Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a perfectly imperfect wife and mother, and is thankful for the saving grace of the Lord. When she’s not busy folding yet another load of laundry or comforting a crying child, she enjoys studying God’s Word, writing, and spending time with authentic friends. She's passionate about equipping women to live with intentional faith, family, home, and habits at Proverbs31Mentor.com. Join her for biblical encouragement and practical lifestyle tips to help you live on mission for the glory of God.