How to create an evening routine to set your morning up for success

How to create an evening routine to set your morning up for success

If there is one thing our mornings have taught me it’s that a good morning will always begin the night before. It’s nearly impossible to have a successful morning if you don’t do anything to prep ahead of time. It doesn’t need to be anything extensive or take lots of extra time. A good evening routine is about a few simple steps to help your mornings start on the best foot possible!

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The Beginner's Guide to Batch Cooking

The Beginner's Guide to Batch Cooking

Over ten years ago when I first started getting hands-on in the kitchen (meaning trying to make things from scratch) I had no idea what batch cooking was. Blogging was only beginning to be a thing so there weren’t thousands of people telling you all about it. In fact, I only followed a few blogs at that point and I don’t remember them ever using the term!

I was simply doing what made sense in my head - “I’m already getting the dishes dirty, I have the ingredients on hand, I may as well make a double (triple, quadruple, etc) batch and stick the rest in the freezer for another meal. It will save me a mess and time later! Wow, I’m so smart.”

Yes, ten-years-ago-Katie thought she was something special. I mean, I am pretty awesome, but it’s so much more than batch cooking that makes me cool ;) Anyway…

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20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

20+ Christmas decor items to bring joy to your holiday season - for under $20!

Decorating for Christmas is one of our absolute FAVORITE days. I plan a special meal (or a few special meals), we crank up the tunes, and spend the day transforming the house from every day into a winter wonderland.

I’ve been carefully curating decor that not only brings a festive feeling to our home but reminds us of the real joy of the season - Jesus!

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7 tasks to check off now for a stress-free holiday season

7 tasks to check off now for a stress-free holiday season

Don’t enter another holiday season unprepared and feeling scattered! Start preparing now by using these seven ideas to check tasks off your holiday to-do list. By starting now you can enter the holiday season with a plan and actually enjoy the time with your family!

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