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Why I’m Loving This Guided Bible Journal & a GIVEAWAY

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please see our disclosure policy for more information.   Are you looking to revive your quiet times in God's Word or try something new?  You are going to love Heart & Hive's Guided Bible Journal. Don't miss the 20% discount code...

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10 Simple & Fun Ways to Break Up Busy for Your Family

  Busy.  We're all busy. I used to have this image of family life that was slow and relaxed . . . anything but busy.  But now I am not so sure that it is truly possible.  Maybe it is the kids' ages.  Maybe it is my responsibilies.  Maybe it is the world we live in. It...

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How to Create a Super Mario Brothers Scavenger Hunt

  Of all the fun we had that fall afternoon, the Super Mario Brothers Scavenger Hunt was the hit of my son's birthday party!  Click here to see the first post about our Mario party. Of course, it is no secret that I love scavenger hunts.  But I knew I needed to step...

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Power Up With These Super Mario Party Ideas

  Do you have a Mario fan in the house?  This theme was perfect for my son's 10th birthday.  Here is the fun!  (And check back next week for the amazing scavenger hunt we played - the boys LOVED it!) (This post contains affiliate links.) Super Mario Party Ideas What...

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Are You a Parent of a Dating Teen?

Hi Friends! Do you have teenagers who are dating or soon to start?  Feeling a bit under-prepared and overwhelmed?  Well, check this out! When I wrote At The Well, I originally wrote it with college students and young single adults in mind.  But the Lord opened up the...

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Gender Reveal Ice Cream Party

  Have you ever had to keep a giant secret?   I have. For nearly two weeks, I knew whether my best friend from college was having a boy or a girl and I couldn't tell anyone . . . not even her. You may remember reading about Tara's baby born at 24 weeks.  Well, another...

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How to Plan a Spectacular Royal Wedding Watch Party

  On Saturday, May 19th, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be married at West Minster Abbey followed by a full day of celebration.  Will you be watching?  Why not invite a group of ladies and their daughters over to watch the ceremony together?  Here are 10 tips for...

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How to Make Cityscapes (Inexpensively)

Last week, I shared all about the superhero decor for our PTO Parents' Night Out.  If you missed it, you can see it here.  Today, I'm sharing a simple tutorial for how to make cityscapes (giant ones). If you are throwing a super hero party or a night on the...

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Fantastic Decorating Ideas for an Adult Superhero Party

(This post contains affiliate links.) You may be tempted to think that a superhero party theme is just for kids.  But let me tell you, it is a great party theme for adults too!   Last weekend, our PTO hosted a Parents' Night Out.  The fundraiser is a fun evening of...

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Candy Land – Inspired Tea Party

  For my mom's last birthday, I decided to throw her a little party combining two things she loves:  tea and her favorite childhood game, Candy Land.  It was a lovely party.  Take a look!         For the table, I used traditional china, adding the playful nature of...

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Open the Drawer

Are you struggling through a situation or having to deal with a difficulty that seems too hard to overcome?  We all face challenging times.  The question is how do we handle them?  Do we try to address the situation on our own and in our own strength or do we reach...

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My name is Kristen. I'm a former Wedding & Event Planner blogging about fun ways to celebrate each and every day and the special occasions of life. Here you'll find inspiration for family fun, children's activities, party planning and a faith-filled life.