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Exciting News!!!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Blog Posts | 5 comments

So here’s what’s been going on in my life……. I’ve been dealing with 3 months of morning sickness But that means we’re expecting again, YAY! I got a miserable virus 2 weeks ago (yuck). Just in time for the entire family to get the flu (booo) Although our symptoms weren’t too bad because of the essential oils (no I’m not an associate, I just love them) we’ve been using. I just wish we would have used some of the immune boosting oils, before we all got sick. Through all the yuck, my youngest...

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3 Tips To Simplify Your Time Online #lifesimplified

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blog Posts | 3 comments

3 Tips To Simplify Your Time Online #lifesimplified

I’m changing e-mail hosts and switching to a newsletter format . If you’re subscribed to my list your e-mails will soon be looking a little different. They’re still from me though. Lately when I’ve been getting online to do work, or just to kill time I’ve felt like Alice falling down a proverbial rabbit hole.  Have you noticed how much, for lack of a better word,  stuff  there actually is on the internet? You want a recipe for vegan lasagna that doesn’t contain soy?  No problem there’s a pin for that....

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A Baptist’s View on Lent

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Blog Posts | 11 comments

A Baptist’s View on Lent

I often don’t share the fact that I’m Baptist online.  Not because I’m ashamed, but because for the purposes of an encouraging Christian website, that doesn’t delve terribly deep into theology, it’s mostly irrelevant.  Plus there are some Baptists out there I don’t care to be associated with. With that being said: Lent snuck up on me.  I was vaguely aware of those terribly fattening and sugary pastries, whose Polish name is as difficult to spell as is to pronounce, being advertised at my local grocery...

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Don’t Let Facebook Suck The Life Out Of You

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Blog Posts | 1 comment

Don’t Let Facebook Suck The Life Out Of You

In case you can’t see the image: “Man, after scrolling through pictures of people I haven’t seen in decades, and entering a lively political debate in the comment section of a shared news article, I feel so much better about life and myself!”   Said no.one.ever. I’d ask you to share this on some social media site, but that would be a tad hypocritical.  If you can relate though, do what you gotta do. And with that, I’m off to do taxes, and stop scrolling through pictures of people I haven’t seen in 10...

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An Important Warning: When Simplifying Life Get’s Complicated #Lifesimplified

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Blog Posts | 1 comment

An Important Warning: When Simplifying Life Get’s Complicated #Lifesimplified

Don’t let the magazines, or other blogs fool you.  I’m here with a warning today.  One of those neon colored, you better stop what you’re doing and read this kind of warnings. Why the warning you may ask, it’s really quite simple.  I want to spare you the disillusion and the heart ache that following a magic formula or a list will make your life magically perfect. Because quite frankly there is no book, no blog, no magazine, and no printable out there that has that has that ability.  If there was Hogwarts would be a...

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I’m Simplifying Life In 2014! #lifesimplified

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in Blog Posts | 5 comments

I’m Simplifying Life In 2014! #lifesimplified

I’m simplifying Life in 2014! Join in and check out all the posts on Pinterest here: http://www.pinterest.com/christinwrites/life-simplified/ Let me know what your resolutions are in the comments. Are you planning on simplifying life? (Subscribers click link to see the video). “More Or Less” By Jeff Shinabarger http://goo.gl/A7NYM2 (#ad) You can find my books here: http://goo.gl/Q3J7zD (#ad) Want your own one word button template? Melanie from only a breath made these beautiful one...

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The Shocking Truth About Christmas

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

The Shocking Truth About Christmas

Christmas isn’t about family. There I said it. It’s not about getting together and exchanging presents, it’s not about seeing people you haven’t in awhile. It’s not about catching up, it’s not about seeing your kids in their Christmas pajamas. It’s not about making family memories that will last a lifetime. Christmas isn’t even about how we celebrate this years December 25th. Christmas is about what happened 2000 years ago when God wrapped in flesh came to redeem the world. The quickest way to...

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Do You Put Too Much Pressure On Yourself?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2013 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

Do You Put Too Much Pressure On Yourself?

I had a breakdown half way through my Junior year in High School.  I was about to get my first C, EVER in my LIFE!  Up until this point in High School I had a 4.0 so a C (even if it was in an advanced math/physics class) was a HUGE blow. Back in High School I had this notion I could have it all.  I thought I could have leads in the school musical (which I did for 3 years), take piano lessons, take voice lessons, take tap lessons, take ballet lessons, sing in a church ensemble, sing in a church choir, participate in church youth group...

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Help End Child Slavery! #P4A Project For Awesome 2013

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Blog Posts | 0 comments

Help End Child Slavery! #P4A Project For Awesome 2013

Help end modern day child slavery by voting here! If you had lived during the time of the Civil War, would you have been an abolitionist? Would you have been brave enough to sneak slaves to Canada or fight in the Union Army? I vlogged not too long ago about my experience at the Allume Blogging conference in South Carolina.  I went expecting to learn how to make my blog and social media better and instead I was faced with some pretty harsh realities that compels me not only to change my writing, but the way I live my life as well. God...

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Letting God Do Your Christmas Shopping

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Blog Posts | 2 comments

Letting God Do Your Christmas Shopping

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” James 1:17 Yesterday on Facebook I shared that between four 2nd hand stores and Amazon I am officially done with my Christmas shopping.  I did not expect to finish yesterday, you know how 2nd hand stores are right?  Sometimes they have good buys, sometimes they don’t.  But yesterday I cleaned up, I mean cleaned up, at the last Salvation Army I visited.  The back of my...

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