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I love my Catholic faith, but I’ve noticed that Catholic phrases are sometimes thrown around like the government throws around acronyms. For instance, when I worked for the government, I worked for DOH in BHR doing R&P and a little C&P – does that make sense to anyone besides me?
To someone from the outside, words like annunciation, exposition, visitation,
Today I am excited to be offering my very first giveaway! Thanks to my cousin Jen of Jen’s Beads and Things, I will be giving away a beautiful, hand crafted necklace and earring set to one lucky Peace in the Pod reader.
Jen is a wonderful wife and mother, owner of two businesses, an adjunct professor, and a preschool PTO leader. I have no idea how she finds time to make these pieces, but I am so glad that I have the opportunity to share her work with you. Continue reading
Welcome to part 3 of The Busy Mom’s Coupon Series! The first post in this series is my Quick Start Guide, which wraps the whole couponing process up into a neat little package. My second post, No-Clip Coupon Options, explores some great virtual couponing apps (which I just love!) Today I am writing my couponing confession. I intended for this series to break down Continue reading
This spring, when I was plotting out the dimensions of
our newest square foot garden the kids’ garden, I realized that two of the sides would have a little extra room. I tied the grid strings to make my square foot sections and then took a break to think about what I could plant in the extra space. Continue reading
Wow, it has been a LONG time since I posted anything on Peace in the Pod! Did you miss me? Actually, don’t answer that question… Since the day I started this blog, I have been struggling with balancing my work with the rest of my life – something that each of us struggles with every day. I have been constantly asking myself questions like: Continue reading
You may have read my post Big Lessons from a Little Boy when I published it in February. A few people did. In fact, it is the second most popular post on my blog, following closely behind The Busy Mom’s Coupon Series: No-Clip Coupon Options.
Something big happened to our family since I wrote Big Lessons from a Little Boy – Continue reading
Oh, the paths God leads me down. Never in my life would I have expected to be a stay at home mother to three kids and a blogger who shares her inner struggles with the whole world. But, since God has a plan for all of us, I am open to his will and I am so excited to see where this path will lead.
It is becoming increasingly clear to me that this blog has a purpose – Continue reading
Welcome to the second part of The Busy Mom’s Coupon Series! My Quick Start Guide is a great resource for new couponers who need to get started quickly and easily. This second installment of the coupon series will focus on options that require absolutely no clipping. I don’t know about you, but I HATE clipping coupons. It is so tedious and although I know it is important, I often find myself putting it at the bottom of my to do list. Every. Single. Week. Continue reading
Would you publicly admit that you’re lonely? I recently mentioned on my personal Facebook page that despite a life full of blessings, I sometimes feel lonely. Since then, I have talked to several other women who could relate to that sentiment. It really drove home the point that there are a lot of people out there who need help but won’t admit it.
Why? Because Continue reading