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My Crazy Adoption

Your Small Yes Can Change The World…Even In The Mess {Win Book #5}

Your Small Yes Can Change The World…Even In The Mess {Win Book #5}

By | Everyday Life, Orphan Care | 20 Comments

Today, I’m saying my #YES live and speaking at the #CAFO2014 Summit 10 conference in Chicago! What a honor to share my testimony and encourage orphan-hearted people from all over the world. Today’s blog guest will blow you away! She said YES and moved to Rwanda to serve orphans. I’m giving away the 5th and last FREE copy of Rhinestone Jesus! Thank you for partying with me this week and celebrating together saying Yes In Our Mess! [Winner Announced]

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Have You Watched The Rhinestone Jesus Book Trailer? {Win Book #4}

Have You Watched The Rhinestone Jesus Book Trailer? {Win Book #4}

By | Everyday Life, Parenting | 15 Comments

It’s finally here! Watch the premiere of the book trailer, Rhinestone Jesus and WIN the 4th book giveaway today! There is a new printable and another fun opportunity to spread the craziness on our Book Party celebration! Your sweet spot is the collision of believing in who you are and acting on it because of whom you belong to. [Winner Announced]

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Yes In My Mess, Rhinestone Jesus

Wednesday WOW: Look Who’s Saying Yes, Yes, Yes In Their Messes {Win Book #3}

Wednesday WOW: Look Who’s Saying Yes, Yes, Yes In Their Messes {Win Book #3}

By | Everyday Life | 12 Comments

I wanted to introduce you to a few bloggers who are all saying Yes In Their Messes. I love this amazing community of moms who are willing to put it all out there and share their struggles, pain, and joys in their blogs. I know you will be encouraged and know your small every day yes matters so much more than you think it does. I’m giving away the 3rd book today! [Winner Announced]

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My Hubs Shares: 2 Ways A Dad Can Say Yes

My Hubs Shares: 2 Ways A Dad Can Say Yes

By | Everyday Life | 28 Comments

This week we are celebrating the new book release, Rhinestone Jesus by Kristen Welch. I’m so excited that my husband is sharing today his YES as a dad. When he let everything go and decided to lead us with courage, purpose and adventure…our family really starting living. His new blog series coming soon, “Real Talk In A Crazy World.” I’m giving away the 2nd book today! [Winner Announced]

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Wednesday WOW: 60 Ways to Spice Up Chicken, Mom Giveaway And A Family Lesson With Rubber Bands

Wednesday WOW: 60 Ways to Spice Up Chicken, Mom Giveaway And A Family Lesson With Rubber Bands

By | Everyday Life, Wednesday WOW Recipes | 2 Comments

I grew up a meat-lovin’ girl and enjoyed the 5 big meats: pork, beef, chicken, turkey, and lamb! A few years ago, life took a wicked turn for me, and I became allergic to all 4-legged creatures. Now, I’m always on the look-out for delicious chicken dishes and when I found this blog post for 60 new ways to spice up boring chicken, I just had to share. Plus, a mother’s day giveaway and great family lesson with rubber bands!

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Praying through with your children

6 Ways To Help Kids Pray Through A Tough Decision

6 Ways To Help Kids Pray Through A Tough Decision

By | Everyday Life, Parenting | One Comment

We watched our teenager have really good days, and really hard days returning back home to the states. Heck, I was having good and bad days, too. It’s difficult to watch your child face uncertainties and even more difficult knowing how to help them pray through a tough decision. We challenged her to “pray through” and take the time to allow God to guide her (not us).

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Hope For Korah

How To Make 14 Men With Leprosy Feel Whole Again

How To Make 14 Men With Leprosy Feel Whole Again

By | Everyday Life, Mission-Hearted | 3 Comments

I will never forget the first time I got kissed on the lips from an old man with leprosy. I remember thinking, gosh, can I get this hideous disease from a kiss? I honestly had no idea, but, ended up getting more kisses, hugs, and hand holding all week with the most precious group of men I had ever met in my life. I was in love. For $60 a month you can sponsor a Hope For Korah Elder. Learn more here …

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Weekend Crazy Links I Love

Weekend Crazy Links I Love

By | Everyday Life | One Comment

Just for you this weekend: Watch the sermon that rocked my world, adorable clip of two old women flying for the first time, best cleaning tips for busy moms, Jen Hatmaker shares, as well as several posts that really impacted my heart this week! I hope you enjoy and have a WONDERFUL Easter!

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Adoption Story

{Adoption Guest} How My Yes Built A Miracle Family

{Adoption Guest} How My Yes Built A Miracle Family

By | Adoption, My Life Is Crazy Too | No Comments

I am a Christ follower, wife, daughter, sister, non profit founder, blogger, orphan awareness advocate, business owner, speaker and mom. My greatest role has been the opportunity to walk this path to motherhood. I want to encourage other adoption families to never give up! I’m here to share the story of how my yes built a miracle family.

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Photo credit: Toby Amidor

Wednesday WOW: How To Really Have a Family Meal That Counts

Wednesday WOW: How To Really Have a Family Meal That Counts

By | Parenting, Wednesday WOW Recipes | 2 Comments

Y’all for several years, I’ve been posting yummy, easy-to-cook, semi-homemade meals for you on my series, Wednesday WOW. But, that’s all about to change. I wanted to combine a recipe with an added ingredient: A dash of something meaningful we can do with our families at the table or just doing life together! You can jump in and add your links to spice things up around here.

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