12 Days of Christmas {Day 5: 12 Day Nativity Book}

Today is the 5th day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2015!   Review by Lydia @ FrugalDebtFreeLife.com, Contributing Writer  On the 5th day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A family-friendly book created to help focus on the true meaning of Christmas. This book shares ideas, games and recipes. 12-Day Nativity: Christmas Activities for a Christ-Centered Home is designed to bring your family closer to … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 4: Simple Beauty Minerals}

Today is the 4th day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2015!   Written by KT of One Organic Mama, Contributing Writer  On the 4th day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... Two luxurious products from Simple Beauty Minerals.  Their concealer and balancing lotion will keep you looking fantastic this Christmas season AND would make a wonderful gift for anyone on your list!!  Simple Beauty Minerals is a company run by Lisa, who has … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 3: Better Batter; Gluten-Free Flour}

Today is the 3rd day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2015! Review by Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life, Contributing Writer On the 2nd day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me… Easy and delicious gluten-free baking mixes from Better Batter. A blend of convenience and health!  Better Batter provides a variety of flours and baking mixes which are all gluten-free, allergen free, GMO free, and more. The mixes can be used to make all kinds of kitchen … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 2: Mamaw’s Many Blessings}

Today is the 2nd day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2015!   On the 2nd 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, #6 will be here in about 5-6 weeks! 😉 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 … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 1: Canvas on Demand}

Today is the1st day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2015!   On the 1st day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A memorable keepsake to cherish forever from Canvas on Demand. You'll love this hanging on your wall!! Canvas on Demand is all about taking your prized photographs, whether they're from your instagram account or professionally taken photographs into a canvas work of art.  There are all different kinds of options for your canvases.The … [Read more...]

Being A Blessing to Others

Written by Christine @ So Domestically Challenged, Contributing Writer Tis the season!  Thanksgiving is just four days away and the season of caring has begun.  this is the time of year that we not only think about giving gifts to people we appreciate, but also the time when performing acts of kindness come back into our consciousness. Hebrews 13:16 says "And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased." In the spirit of this scripture, … [Read more...]

Coming Soon… 12 Days of Christmas 2015

Guess what?? It’s almost that time of year again for the annual 12 Days of Christmas! This year is quite busy as we are expecting baby #4 at the end of this year or beginning of next year. I hope your gearing up for all the Christmas music, festivities AND I can’t wait for you to learn about some awesome businesses & products in this year's12 Days of Christmas and get a chance to WIN the products. Woot! This year I have some wonderful businesses participating with products … [Read more...]

DIY Letter Artwork {Easy for kids too!}

I remember doing crafty things with my Grandma and my Mom so I hope my kids will also cherish times together getting crafty. Now as an adult, I still love doing crafty things and this love of getting crafty is being past down to my kids, hopefully. I am also a crafty things collector. I have numerous things in plastic containers, all labeled... now if I could only get that organized in other areas of my home. ;)  This is a simple tutorial of how to DIY for letter artwork that can … [Read more...]

Counting your blessings when there seem to be none

Written by Lydia @ Frugal Debt Free Life, Contributing Writer It’s the season of thankfulness and this is one of my favorite times of year. Thanksgiving seems to be the one holiday focused solely on what we already have and not what we want. But if you’re walking through a particularly difficult season of life, counting blessings might be the furthest thing on your mind. But this is when you need to count them the most. Let me tell you a story. Five years ago my husband and I faced one … [Read more...]

Our Must Have Homeschool Supplies

Written by Courtney @ A + Life, Contributing Writer Last year was our very first year homeschooling our oldest daughter, Abigail. While, both my husband and I were homeschooled growing up, going from homeschool student to homeschool parent and teacher can be kind of overwhelming! We tested the waters of homeschool pre-k and absolutely loved it. So, this September, we officially started homeschool Kindergarten! Or, Spena School, as we call it. We have been at it for almost two months now, … [Read more...]