12 Days of Christmas {Day 4: Mamaw’s Many Blessings}

12 Days of Christmas-Mamaw's Many Blessings #Giveaway

Today is the 4th day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2014! On the 4th day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A handmade with love giveaway from Mamaw's Many Blessings. Mamaw is actually my mom Carol, who is a Grandma to 5 blessings, and counting! ;) She has always had a talent to sew cute outfits, my sister and I always had matching outfits for holidays growing up. For the past several years, my mom has even poured her passion into her grandchild … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 3: Cowgirl Dirt Makeup}

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Today is the 3rd day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2014! Written by {Christy @ FreshMixMomma.com}, Contributing Writer  On the 3rd day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A Pucker it up collection from Cowgirl Dirt.  This gorgeous trio made up of YeeHaw lipstick, Bodacious Botanical Lip Gloss and a High Noon Lip Moisturizer is sure to get you mistletoe ready.    COWGIRL DIRT was born in the American West, a land of open … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 2: dōTERRA Essential Oil}

doTERRA oil review and giveaway

Today is the 2nd day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2014! Written by Lisa from This Pilgrim Life, Contributing Writer  On the 2nd day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A high-quality essential oil blend from dōTERRA perfect for fighting the sore throats, runny noses and congestion that come with the chill of winter days. This oil blend smells great and helps to quickly relieve respiratory discomfort.   dōTERRA is a well-known essential … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 1: Maty’s Healthy Products}

Maty's Healthy Products #Giveaway

Today is the 1st day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2014! On the 1st day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A safe and effective all-natural health approach to over-the-counter aids from Maty's Healthy Products. These products are dedicated to promoting holistic health and wellness, providing a safe alternative to traditional medications with no side effects or drug interactions. Maty's Healthy Products is a family-operated … [Read more...]

Coming Soon….12 Days of Christmas 2014

12 Days of Christmas 2014

Guess what?? It's almost that time of year again for the annual 12 Days of Christmas!  My 2 school-aged kids are loving the song 12 Days of Christmas, in fact they are going to be singing it at a nursing home next week.   Well, I hope your gearing up for all the Christmas music and I can't wait for you to learn about some awesome businesses & products and getting a chance to WIN them. Woot!  This year I have some wonderful businesses participating with products … [Read more...]

Thankful {A Printable for Giving Thanks}

What are you THANKFUL for

Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than a week away?  This has been the fastest year yet! By now, we all have already been thinking and planning our thanksgiving day, we're getting excited (well, at least I am)about the parade, we've talked about pilgrims and Indians, the guys are getting ready for the football games, soon to gather together with friends and family and to give thanks!   And we ALL have so much to be thankful for! For me, beyond all … [Read more...]

A Plan for a Less Stress Holiday Season

Written by Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life, Contributing Writer In parenting three small children, keeping my home, and attempting the occasional personal pursuit, I often find myself vacillating between loving my life and being overcome by the blessing of it all, and loving my life but just being plain overcome. The days are full and busy and beautiful and FULL. And these are just the normal days. One such normal day recently went like this: I set my alarm the night before. Actually, I set … [Read more...]

Being Thankful in Hard Times


  Written by Christy @ Fresh Fix Momma, Contributing Writer Hello November! It’s a beautiful time of year! A time of wonderful holidays, great food, family, friends and a time to reflect on everything that has happened over the past year. This time of year can bring so much joy to people but it can also bring up a lot of stress on people. Money issues, loss of family member or friends, maybe a hard time at work; there can be a lot that stresses people out and can be very … [Read more...]

Blessing Others Through The Fruit Of The Spirit

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Written by Contributing Writer, Kelly @ Eyes On The Source November and December begin the busy holiday season!  (Already??)  A time meant for reflection and remembrance, which can easily turn into a time of rush and regret.  The reason for the season, the One who came to seek and save the lost...   The goal of the Christian life is to become like this Savior, but this is the very time of year that our character can be most challenged.  How can we use this time to … [Read more...]

Creating Traditions… and the BEST Sunday Sauce Ever.

Delicious Sauce for your family get togethers!

  Written by KT @ One Organic Mama, Contributing Writer When my husband and I got married as many families do, we had to decide where and how we would spend all the BIG holidays.  As our families live 1-3 hours from where we do - we divided up Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving so we wouldn't ever have to 'fight' about where to spend a holiday and instead focus on being thankful for who we are with and celebrating the holiday.   Despite our best intentions after this … [Read more...]