I couldn't resist sharing a few of the stunningly gorgeous photos from my husband's trip to Antarctica two weeks ago. This is what I wanted to see most of all... the turquoise icebergs. He said they truly are this bold aquamarine color! Links I loved this week: Becoming Debt Free & 6 Odd Tips That Helped Us @ The Nester. Myquilyn shares her family's story of getting out of $150,000 of debt, and as someone who has also had to pay off debt (ours was [...]
Thought you might want to know the winners of last weeks You Can Do It Too: 25 homeschool families share their stories eBook giveaway: #14- Kelly said: I am a teacher turned stay-at-home mom, and the idea of home schooling has always scared me just a little. I have seen it done well....and not so well. I feel as though God may be calling me in this direction, but I have so many questions, just like everyone else. We live in a small town, far from [...]
It's time to announce the winners for last week's Summer Giveaway Week! Before I do that, I wanted to be sure to thank our wonderful sponsors for the great prizes they have offered! Now for our winners... Redmond Trading Company The winners of the two Redmond packages are: Jennifer T. Barker and Becca (rapatenuade@)! Congratulations ladies! For the rest of you who would like to try Earthpaste, head over to Redmond's online store and use code TryEarthpaste to get 15% off your entire order (must [...]
The winners of The Money Saving Mom's Budget are: 1) Hannah (hsode) 2) Monique (maidenofhisgrace) 3) Rebecca (rite_as_rain) 4) Christa (Czgroups) 5) Clare (rdifonzo) Congratulations ladies!
I'm rereading Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts and I am reminded of how true this is. Gratitude really does change everything, most of all our hearts and our attitudes, regardless of our circumstances. I know that you will all be celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow with your sweet families and friends. Blessings on your day and your celebration! As always, I continue to be so thankful for all of YOU! This site would be nothing without you (talking to myself doesn't sound all that appealing). I am continually honored [...]
The two winners of the Desires of My Heart ebook and hand-stamped necklace giveaway are: Kristy (rnkristy1@) Sara (s.timm@) Congratulations! This insightful devotional ebook is only $0.99 (yes, you read that right!) and available in PDF, Kindle and Nook formats. If you're looking for some new devotional material, you can learn more the book and purchase a copy here. I was also asked whether the Psalm 37:4 hand-stamped necklaces are available to be purchased, and the answer is yes. There is a limited supply and [...]
This month, I'm happy to welcome 4 new contributing writers to Keeper of the Home! Brandy @ The Marathon Mom Diana @ A Little Bit of Spain in Iowa Erin @ The Humbled Homemaker Courtney @ Simply Nurtured Also joining us are 3 guest writers, whom you will see a little less often, but still quite frequently: Natalie @ Visionary Womanhood Mindy @ The Purposed Heart Rachel @ Day2Day Joys Please welcome all of these ladies warmly! They were very carefully selected because of the wealth of [...]
Two exciting things to announce today... Clean water for families The first is that through the 48 hour book sale, we raised almost $220 which is going directly to Compassion International's Water of Life initiative. What that means is that not 1 or 2, but 4 families will be receiving a unique water filter that will provide them with clean, safe drinking water for their entire family for a LIFETIME ($55 each)! Thank you so much for helping us to bless others and give them [...]