Eating at home can be tough when you're low on time and energy--and let's be real--when you're on a budget. This recipe for making reuben sandwiches at home is super quick and delish. Plus it's family-friendly and will help you stay within your budget. I mean, 6 sandwiches for $10? That's what I'm talkin' about.
Food, Frugal Living, Life, Savings Tips

6 Easy Reuben Sandwiches for Under $10

Eating at home can be tough when you’re low on time and energy–and let’s be real–when you’re on a budget. This recipe for making reuben sandwiches at home is super quick and delish. Plus it’s family-friendly and will help you stay within your budget. I mean, 6 sandwiches for $10? That’s what I’m talkin’ about.

Loss. Grief. It’s a feeling like a true punch in the gut, and your very breath is knocked right out of you. If you’ve experienced it, you know exactly what I’m talking about. But. The grace of God sustains. Here are the 4 ways I was able to cope with loss and grief, and to find rest in Jesus when I had none of my own.
Encouragement, Faith

How to Find Grace for a Grieving Heart

Loss is devastating. Grief is enveloping. It’s a feeling like a true punch in the gut, and your very breath is knocked right out of you. If you haven’t known this feeling, chances are you will some day. It’s just a fact of living in this old world. And if you’ve already experienced it, you know exactly what I’m talking about. But. Oh my goodness. But can be a wonderful word. But, the grace of God sustains. He has promised to be with us and give us peace. Lasting peace. Here are the 4 ways I was able to cope with loss and grief, and to find rest in Jesus when I had none of my own.

My battle with an eating disorder was hard-fought, but ultimately I came away with a message of hope and victory. Here's my story of how I beat anorexia. And whatever you're facing today, you can come out victorious too.
Encouragement, Faith, Inspiration, Life

How I Beat Anorexia (Part 3)

[Continued from Part 2] I remember at the beginning of it all, I looked in the mirror and said, “I don’t want to be fat anymore.” So I lost a little weight. Then I looked in the mirror and said, “I want to be skinny.” So I lost some more weight. Then I looked in the mirror and said, “I need to be bony.” So I lost even more weight. Then I looked in the mirror and said, “I don’t want to be fat anymore.”

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. Family time, the Easter message, egg hunts. The chocolate. But let's be real. Those Easter baskets can put a huge dent in your budget. Here are some ideas for keeping it cute and affordable with easy Easter baskets that are "cheap cheep."
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Easy Easter Baskets that are “Cheap Cheep”

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. Family time, the Easter message, egg hunts. The chocolate. But let’s be real. Those Easter baskets can put a huge dent in your budget. Here are some ideas for keeping it cute and affordable with easy Easter baskets that are “cheap cheep.”

Encouragement, Faith, Inspiration, Life

How I Beat Anorexia (Part 2)

[Continued from Part 1] I had no idea what I wanted to “be” when I grew up. And apparently I was supposed to have already figured that out. My parents weren’t college graduates, but I was strictly expected to be. It was not even a question. I knew I would have to go to college, but all I could imagine was that it would be like high school, except worse. So I made no move to even think about going. I had just finally gotten free from school, are you kidding me? The stress of being expected to do something with myself plus the ignorance of how to go about it weighed on me. And I slowly started to starve myself.

Do you ever feel overwhelmed in all the chaos that can come with life? Budgeting woes, accidents, unexpected expenses, emergencies, a chaotic house, overwhelming demands, bills, paperwork... The list goes on... But I got you. Help to stop running like a wild thing and adopt an UNDERwhelmed mindset begins here.
Encouragement, Inspiration, Life

Adopt an UNDERwhelmed Mindset in 5 Steps

My sister is 7 years younger than me, so I have vivid memories of her youngest days, which thrills her, I’m sure. I still remember whenever her Kindergarten class would get too rambunctious, the teacher would announce, “O.O.C.!” because they were out of control. This meant that they were to stop and think about what …

My battle with an eating disorder was hard-fought, but ultimately I came away with a message of hope and victory. Here's my story of how I beat anorexia. And whatever you're facing today, you can come out victorious too.
Encouragement, Faith, Inspiration, Life

How I Beat Anorexia (Part 1)

My battle with an eating disorder was hard-fought, but ultimately I came away with a message of hope and victory. Here’s my story of how I beat anorexia. And whatever you’re facing today, you can come out victorious too.

When I was growing up, I was always the little one. Teachers would call me nicknames like Little Bit. At physical fitness tests, my weight was always the lowest. These were things I took note of even as young as 2nd grade. Because people always commented how tiny I was, I began to see it as something positive.