Tag: Resources

  • Christmas in the Bus {+Trina’s Top 4 Tips for Online Shopping}

    Ha. I got you with that title, didn’t I? Ya’ll are thinkin’ “Aww, poor Trina! She has to spend Christmas in the Bus?!” Christmas music is playing and we’re trying to make room for a tree… I’m kidding. We are headed North by the end of November. But Christmas season will be in full swing…

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  • Resources for Aspiring Authors

    Some would say that I’ve ‘arrived’. I’ve actually published a book. I can officially claim the title of ‘author’. But most days I feel like the journey has just begun. I have many more books and blog posts I want to write, and dozens of ways I want to improve as a writer. The great…

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  • Making Money on Your Blog, Part One – Are You Ready?

    This post is inspired by an email I sent to one of my readers who wanted to pick my brain on developing and monetizing her blog. She’s someone who, like myself, has caught the vision of how a blog – this thing most of us did for fun in the beginning – can actually become…

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  • After confessing to my affair with facebook , sharing what I learned from a month-long facebook fast, and telling you all the other places I’d rather spend time online, many of you have asked,Did I delete my facebook page? No. All that time away from facebook helped me see that facebook was a time waster…

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  •  One of my readers (Hi, Emily!) asked if I could share sources I recommend for learning more about natural medicine. This is a broad topic and I am by no means any sort of expert. BUT my mother treated her children with herbs and I helped her gather and make tinctures and we treated ourselves…

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  • 6 Things I’ve Having A Blast With This Week

    1. I was privileged to be one of the recipe testers for Kate’s soon-to-be-released e-cookbook, “Against the Grain” Delicious recipes for the Whole Food and Grain-Free Diet. It was a blast helping her test and refine a few of the recipes – first, because it was like someone else took over menu planning for me…

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  • Why I Don’t Have Time For Facebook

    I told you about my affair with facebook. I told you about my facebook fast. Next week I’m gonna tell you how I have brought more balance into my computer time and broken the addiction to facebook. But this week I just wanted to share with you the awesomeness that has left me with little…

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  •  I’m going in depth with one of the topics from the list of “12 Things That Work For Me” in my posts about living intentionally. We don’t vaccinate our children. This is a highly personal topic, and the only reason I’m posting about it is because I want to make sure you know YOU have…

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  • I was privileged to attend Mark Gungor’s Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage Seminar last October with Jeremy. I have never laughed so hard while ingesting such sound Biblical counsel. That is why I was delighted to hear that he would be on Focus on the Family this week. I just finished listening to…

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  • "Our Family Works" film series, featuring…Us!!!

    I figured it was about time I told you about Jesse’s favorite movie. We got a copy last fall, and I’m finally getting around to posting a link for you! The filming for “Our Family Works” was done two years ago, the summer I was pregnant with Claire and helping plan my sister-in-law’s wedding. In…

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  • “Our Family Works” film series, featuring…Us!!!

    I figured it was about time I told you about Jesse’s favorite movie. We got a copy last fall, and I’m finally getting around to posting a link for you! The filming for “Our Family Works” was done two years ago, the summer I was pregnant with Claire and helping plan my sister-in-law’s wedding. In…

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  • First, let me explain my computer situation more fully, and the lack of pictures on the blog. Our desktop is on the fritz, so I am using my husband’s laptop which is about 8 in. x 10in. It’s awkward, confusing, and I miss word publisher, all my photos in picassa, and my hundreds of well-organized…

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  • It simply can’t be done. I cannot go shopping this year. I can’t drag three little kids through the snow and wind to find the best price on the thing that will make their faces light up on Christmas morning. I can’t even find a few hours in which to go Christmas shopping for my…

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  • Have you seen this Baby Doll?

    Help! I’ve been birthday shopping for my darling almost-two year old daughter and can’t find what I’m looking for! The list of what I don’t want sounds rather like a Dr. Seuss book… Claire needs a new doll. This one is 25 years old! I do not want a sleeping dollI do not want a…

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