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Easy Passover Recipes Your Kids Will Love to Make

Over the past few years we have tried a LOT of recipes and many of them have totally flopped. When it comes to finding a good unleavened bread recipe, there are a ton out there and many of them are not very tasty. But do not fret, I am ready to share the few recipes we have found that are no-fail, tasty, easy recipes that even your kids can make on their own (if they [...]

By |March 25th, 2016|Blog, Easter, Holidays, Leaving A Legacy, Passover|0 Comments
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What is a Messianic Passover and Why Do We Celebrate It

Do you know what a Messianic Passover is? I sure didn't. I have blogged about our journey of learning about it over the years, but today, in this post, I want to share HOPE with you. So first of all, let's answer the question, "What is a Messianic Passover or Seder?" Passover has been and still remains a Jewish holiday focused on remembering the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt. It is a retelling of the [...]

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Try Something New in Your Marriage & Keep the Spark Alive

Scroll Down to Enter to Win a Sweetheart Gift Basket Every year I have new goals, books I want to read, places I want to go, experiences I want to have, dreams I want to fulfill, and every year my husband and I go on what we call "visioneering dates". Well, truth be told we love them so much we visioneer together often, but we specifically prepare and communicate about where and how [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Blog, Giveaways, Holidays, Marriage|16 Comments
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Redeeming Halloween | The Pumpkin Gospel

What does Redeeming Halloween look like?  If you are reading this post, most likely you or someone you know has struggled with "celebrating halloween" like most of our American or World culture does... and you are looking for an alternative. If you are like me, you didn't want to be the grinch or viewed as some judgmental Christian. And let's face it, even in the church, when you rebel against the norm of what most do, people judge [...]

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Family Favorite Christmas Books & Traditions

What are your favorite family traditions during the Christmas Season? Some of ours are as simple as reading the same books every year and looking through our Christmas scrapbooks, sharing stories about previous years memories! And who can forget listening to the reading of the story of baby Jesus and singing Silent Night? Of course, we didn't have all of these fabulous books right away when we had children. The collection has grown over the past [...]

By |December 9th, 2014|Blog, Book Review, Holidays, Traditions|6 Comments
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Is Your Child’s Heart Distracted From the True Meaning of Christmas?

When we were young parents we struggled with the whole "Santa" controversy. Do we have Santa bring presents? Or not? Do we get a Christmas tree or not? There are so many decisions we as parents get to {have to} make over the years, and they aren't always easy ones. The reality is that children will most likely believe in what the media influences them to believe or what other children they know believe, unless [...]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Blog, Holidays, Traditions|10 Comments
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Redeeming Halloween Resources

Do we participate in the annual halloween festivities that our culture pushes?  This is the age old question I believe all parents for generations have struggled with. Don't you?   Regardless of how different things are today than they were when our parents were raising us, the reality is, this question still haunts parents today. I have often talked with other moms about the challenge we have as first generation parents who are not only [...]

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Redeeming Halloween | FREE Candy Scripture Printable

This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 Redeeming Halloween This month we have discussed a lot about  this hot topic Christ followers face as parents. Do we or do we not participate? How much is ok? How does the history of October 31st impact what we do today? Candy, costumes, pumpkins, parties, and on and on. This topic has even been stimulating topics on [...]

By |October 31st, 2013|Blog, Holidays|0 Comments
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An Easter Tradition that Decorates Your Home, Creates a Project for Your Kids, and Recycles Your Christmas Tree

Remember the Cross We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the LORD, his power,and the wonders he has done. Psalm 78:4   Teach them to your children and your children's children.  In all the traditions, the holidays throughout the year, we need to remember that Jesus died for us to live in freedom from bondage. Both eternally, and here on earth. As I share [...]

By |March 29th, 2013|Blog, Holidays, Home School, Traditions|1 Comment
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Easter Parenting Resources

There are so many fantastic resources available today for teaching children about the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Sometimes it can be overwhelming, can't it? I am going to share the majority of what we have been using over the years during Lent and Easter Season.  When intentionally striving to leave a legacy of faith and a deep understanding of Christ, His death, sacrifice, and resurrection, one way to really help impress the [...]