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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…