12 Verses for When You Feel Stressed

12 Verses for When You Feel Stressed

I think we have all felt stressed, worried, and anxious at one point or another. Too much of these emotions can take a burden on your health and relationships. When I start to feel this way, I try to turn to God’s Word for encouragement. Here are some of my favorite verses to remember when I’m feeling stressed out: 1 Peter 5:7 ~ “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” John 14:27 ~ “Peace I leave {Read More}

Tips to Find Time to Exercise

Top 3 Tips to Find Time to Exercise

I don’t know about you, but I seem to have some serious trouble finding time to fit exercise into my day. Part of the problem is that I should make it a bigger priority that I do. However, since it’s hard to do a long, intense workout very often, quick workouts are much easier to schedule in. Here are a few things I’m learning about finding time to work out.. Keep it Simple At this time I’m looking for simple {Read More}

Pin Junkie Blogiversary Party!

I’m so excited to help celebrate two years of The Pin Junkie blog! Two years ago, Bonnie a.k.a. The Pin Junkie decided to actually do the things she pinned on Pinterest.  She made a few crafts, tried a few recipes and had so much fun, she wanted to share her love of Pinterest with everyone and The Pin Junkie was born!  Now she’s completely addicted and working her way through Pinterest one project at a time.  You can join her {Read More}

Menu Planning Tips & Free Printable

Menu Planning Tips

Trying to figure out dinner at the last minute is no easy feat. It’s a little easier with a plan in place. Menu planning takes a little bit of work, but it’s worth with the time and money you can end up saving because of it. Here are some simple tips for easier menu planning, and a free printable to go along with it! Plan from your cupboards, sales, and coupons My method of menu planning includes first looking through {Read More}

How to Read More

How to Read More

I had an audacious goal to read two books a month this year. I met that goal for about the first half of the year, but then things got busy. I’ve certainly made progress, though, and that’s what matters. It’s hard to find time to fit reading into an already hectic schedule, so here’s some tips to help you do just that: Use Kindle app on your phone or tablet I love having access to my entire Kindle library on {Read More}

10 Questions to Help You Start Journaling

10 Questions to Help you Start Journaling

Journaling can be so refreshing and healing. It help you process situations and make decisions. I used to write in my journal all the time. Over the last few years, though, it has been very sporadic. A couple months I started writing again and even bought a beautiful new journal to record my thoughts. It went well at first but I’ve kind of fallen off the bandwagon again. But I think it’s time to climb back on again. Here are {Read More}

One Simple Idea to Easily Memorize Scripture

One Simple Idea to Easily Memorize Scripture

One of my goals this year was to memorize one verse per week. I started out really well, but unfortunately have gotten off track in the past few months. However, I want to finish the year out strong and even if I don’t get through a verse every week, hopefully I can learn a couple per month. Lately I’ve been writing out verses on index cards with colorful markers. I’ve been writing out verses to remember on index cards for years, {Read More}

Introducing a New Series for October

Taking Time to Rest and Re-Charge

This Month I’ve decided to focus on some self-care. With busy holidays right around the corner, let’s take some time this month to rest and recharge so we can better serve others. Because, if you’re like me, you tend to run around taking care of things without taking any time for yourself. The series will include ideas for taking time for yourself and tools to take better care of yourself. Throughout the month, I’ll have posts corresponding to ideas for {Read More}