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.

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….

10 Scriptures for Thanksgiving and Praise
Faith | Thanksgiving

10 Scriptures for Thanksgiving and Praise

In seasons of hardship and struggle, it’s often difficult to find hope. Yet these Scriptures for thanksgiving and praise lead you to a heart that openly trusts God, even when it’s painful and raw. However, no matter our circumstances or the trials we face, God commands us to “give thanks” 37 times in the pages…

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.

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.

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.

If Christmas Cards Were Realistic
Christmas

If Christmas Cards Were Realistic

Tis’ the season for twinkling lights, sparkling tress and the annual Christmas card.  It brings me joy to see children growing and the families that have my heart doing well. I’m going to be honest and say that while I love the cards that grace my mail box, I dread the process of creating 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.

30 Christmas Sanity Savers
Family | For the home

30 Christmas Sanity Savers

  While I love Christmas, I get a little panicked and overwhelmed at my to do list.  Focusing on all that has to be done makes my blood run cold and my palms sweat, yet I am determined that this year it will be different. This year I will celebrate instead of rush. This year…

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 Slash Your Summer Grocery Budget
Faithfully frugal | Uncategorized

How to Slash Your Summer Grocery Budget

Summer has always had a special place in my heart. From the balmy temperatures to my flip-flopped feet, I love it all, and try to enjoy every ounce of my summer that I can before it’s gone. Yet I’ve noticed over the years, my grocery budget tends to sky-rocket from May through August, but 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.