The Easter Challenge

Blessed Good Friday to you friends! As I sat in church this past Sunday – Palm Sunday. God laid a few words on my heart. Words I knew He wanted me to share. As a writer sometimes that can be a little intimidating. But, I know God is working for good. So, here goes! As you read, I hope you are challenged like I was.
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Merry Christmas Friends!!

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope that you are enjoying a relaxing day of celebrating the birth of Jesus with family and friends! We are! Thanks so much for being a part of the frazzled JOY family! Many great things to come in the new year!!

Happy Birthday Jesus and Merry Christmas!


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On Being Mama – Slow Down

Hey there! I have some words for you today in honor of Mother’s Day that I hope will encourage you! With more transitions on the horizon for our family – one kiddo entering high school, and another one exiting, along with the last one entering teenagehood and another halfway to adulthood – I am filled daily with all the mama feels so to speak. And then, well meaning friends posts things on facebook like the new music video by Nichole Nordeman – “Slow Down”. Where are the tissues?!? 😥

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Master Closet Makeover – ORC Week 5 – We Can See The Finish Line!!

It’s week 5 of the One Room Challenge, which means there is only one week until reveal. I should be panicking, but thankfully I’m feeling pretty good. Monday was a long day of work, but that long day of work resulted in an almost finished space! I have to say that I am so thankful my hubby encouraged me to jump into this six weeks of mayhem to get the closet done. Because, honestly, it would have taken me months otherwise. Working for hours in a tiny space is not my idea of fun! The finished product though…man, just you wait! It is totally worth it all!!


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