How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain and Not Feel Deprived
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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

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
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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.

Christmas Memories

Christmas Memories

You can ask almost anyone if they have a great Christmas memory and more than likely they immediately start to smile. Christmas is, of course, the most joyous holiday we celebrate each year. If you ask me that question, I’m certain I could rattle off a story or two. But one of my favorite things…

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.

Let Go of Holiday Guilt: Stress-Free Advent for Families
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Let Go of Holiday Guilt: Stress-Free Advent for Families

The last thing we all need during the holidays is one more thing to add to the to-do list, right? I don’t know about you, but I’m heading into the holidays already feeling a bit frayed and frazzled. Don’t get me wrong, I want to be the mom who does all of the fun things…

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.

5 Ways to Have a Christ-Centered Christmas
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5 Ways to Have a Christ-Centered Christmas

Have you ever wondered how to pull off having a Christ-Centered Christmas? I have, and let’s face it, in today’s culture it is really hard!  From the moment Thanksgiving is over, we are plagued with distractions that take us away from the real meaning of Christmas.   If we want to have a Christmas that is…

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.