How To Write A Letter Of Encouragement

How To Write A Letter Of Encouragement - A Sweet N Simple Life #Christianlife #blogging #inspirational #encouraging #asweetnsimplelife

Writing a letter of encouragement can be frustrating when we aren’t sure what to say, and we don’t have the time. It’s much easier to type out a quick text: “You’re in my thoughts, I’m praying for you.” Insert emoji.  Press send.  Done. We’ve fulfilled Romans 12:15, Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep. Or have we?  As believers who are thoughtful and love the Lord, we need to balance our desire to encourage and shine like a […]

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Love Your Children Like Jesus Does: A 7 Day Challenge (Guest Post)

Us moms know a thing or two about love. Or do we? Confession time: I struggle with loving my children the way I should. The selfish parts of me lash out at my children when they interrupt my “me time.” (Don’t they know I need time to myself?) And I lose patience when my youngest accidentally spills his glass of milk. (Why isn’t he more careful?) Sometimes I treat my children like little adults instead of the precious gifts and […]

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May Life & Blogging Review

May Life & Blogging Review

Guess what!! I totally forgot to post my May review post! Normally, I try to write up rough drafts of posts to schedule ahead of time, but somehow, the last day of May slipped by without me even realizing that I hadn’t scheduled my review post! I guess posting it 3 days late is better than not posting it at all though, so here we are! Let’s take a quick look at a few highlights from the past month……. Listened […]

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Are You Missing The Most Amazing Moments Of Your Life?

Are You Missing Out On The Most Amazing Moments Of Your Life? A Sweet N Simple Life #intentionalliving #family #relationships

I have a question for you. In fact, it’s a question that I’ve been asking myself quite often. Are you missing the most amazing moments of your life? It’s been on my mind a lot lately…… The way that time slips by so fast. When I look at my family, specifically, my little siblings… Well, they’re not quite so little anymore! Even my youngest little baby bear seems like he’s turning into a man overnight. And it’s crazy to see. […]

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Land Of The Free, Because Of The Brave

Land Of The Free, Because Of The Brave - A Sweet N Simple Life - Blog - #memorialday #armedforces #patriotism #USA

I hope that everyone has had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend! Whether you have been spending time with family or friends, attending picnics or graduations, simply relaxing at home, or any other number of things, I hope you have kept in mind the real reason behind this Memorial Day. Memorial Day isn’t just about picnics and family time and store sales and a paid vacation day from work. No, not at all. It’s a day dedicated to remembering the people […]

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Graduation Thoughts & 10 Things Every High Schooler Needs To Know

It’s exactly 7 AM and this post has just been published. (Shoutout to scheduled posting. You’re a life saver!) Right now, I’m most likely re-writing my daily to-do list, checking the weather forecast, figuring out a thousand last minute details, and praying that the day will go as smoothly as possible. Why? Well, today’s my graduation celebration. Yes. Graduation. Celebration. I still have a bit of math that I will need to review, but school has been finished, final testing […]

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The Unique Blogger Award

The Unique Blogger Award

A blog award? Wow, I haven’t done one of those in forever. After I made the switch to business blogging, I had said that I was no longer going to be taking part in tags and awards. As you can see, today is going to be the exception! Several weeks ago, Olivia from Purely Olivia nominated me for the Unique Blogger Award. I wasn’t planning on doing it….. But then, due to a busy schedule, and having no writing inspiration […]

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5 Ways To Quickly & Efficiently Memorize Scripture

5 Ways To Quickly & Efficiently Memorize Scripture

Memorizing scripture. I’m pretty sure it’s something that every Christian aspires to. And if not, it should be! Hiding God’s word in our heart is one of the keys to living a successful Christian life. But as we all know, it’s one of those things that can be a lot easier said then done. Yes, we know that memorizing passages of our bible is important. Yes, we know that we should be able to use memory verses to explain the […]

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The Only Cinnamon Roll Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Cinnamon Roll Recipe You'll Ever Need

With all of this rainy weather that we’ve been having lately, I thought it would be the perfect time to share a cinnamon roll recipe! Normally, the fall and winter months are when the most baking gets done, but when spring showers hit, along with cloudy skies and chilly nights….. It’s time to start baking again. Anyone who has known my family for awhile, knows that my grandfather comes several times a year, to stay with us for about a […]

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6 Time Management Tips For Busy Moms (Guest Post)

Time Management Tips For Busy Moms

Mom life is busy by nature. There are appointments and shopping and activities and meals and chores. Being a working mom just adds a whole new level of busyness. Plus add in family obligations, business trips, a shred of a social life and maybe the odd exercise class and suddenly you’re in desperate need of a 36-hour day! Since most of us can’t afford to hire the nanny/housekeeper/cook/personal trainer superwoman combo that we dream of, we have to make do […]

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