Poetry Tea Time Cucumber Sandwiches--wellofaith.com
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The Perfect Poetry Tea Time Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

During Poetry Tea Time we generally read just one or two poems before we jump into other books we're enjoying; and the tea is often replaced with hot chocolate, chocolate milk or smoothies, the feeling is the same.

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Filling Your Cup: Mom Approved Ideas for Daily Self-Care

I know mindlessly scrolling through social media may help us check-out for a few minutes, but trust me, you'll thank yourself if you cut it back so you have time for some real self-care.

InstaPot Hard-Boiled Egg "Recipe"--wellofaith.com
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The Best Hard-Boiled Eggs Ever [InstaPot “Recipe”]

I love hard-boiled eggs. They're great snacks filled with protein and healthy fats. They're also a key ingredient in deviled eggs. When I discovered how to make them using the Instapot, I was hesitant. What if they turned out the way all the other hard-boiled eggs turned out?

God +Love > Sweatpants--wellofaith.com
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Fallen World “Beauty”: God + Love is Greater Than Sweatpants

Love isn't about the way a person looks, it's about the connection you have with someone's heart. It's the butterflies you get in your stomach when you know you're going to see them; it's the comfort their presence brings you, without them saying anything. It's knowing that you don't have to doll yourself up all the time to impress them, because they're impressed with the way God created you. They don't love you because of the adornments you use to be fashionable or beautiful for a materialistic world.

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Sunday Scripture Prayer for Moms [September 1, 2019]

The wild fires in the Amazon, Siberia, and the Canary Islands; Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Bahamas and the Eastern Seaboard--the people affected by this are in need of our prayers this morning.

Start Your Day Right: Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal Recipe
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Start Your Day Right: Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal Recipe

This oatmeal recipe is great, because it has very little sugar added, and can be tweaked to taste.

How to Calm the Chaos of Motherhood--Wellofatih.com
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How to Calm the Chaos of Motherhood [Download a Printable]

It had been a horrible, rotten, no good, very bad week in our home, and this particular day was working out to be the worst one. I was almost positive motherhood wasn't supposed to be this hard.

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Sunday Morning Scripture Prayer for Moms [Printable Scripture Card]

Now, granted, this particular chapter in the Psalms actually deals with David's repentance after he sinned against God with Bathsheba, but I find that meditating on it when I am depressed or anxious often helps to alleviate some of the struggle.

Delicious and Easy Ramen Soup--Wellofaith.com
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Sare’s Favorite Delicious and Quick Ramen Soup Recipe

Luckily, since that time I've learned a few things about eating and cooking, and this recipe is guaranteed to feed the otherwise unhealthy craving.

How the Military Strengthened My Faith--wellofaith.com
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How the Military Life Strengthened My Faith in God

The second time he deployed, our eldest was a toddler, and that changed everything. His absence was no longer only affecting me, but was affecting a little girl who didn't understand why her daddy wasn't home to tuck her in.