Fri Fav — 5 Blogs We are Loving in June

Fri Fav — 5 Blogs We are Loving in June

5 Blogs We Are Loving

 

Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study

5 Blogs We Are Loving

 

At Proverbs 31 Online Bible Studies, each of the leaders provide their own insights to most recent bible study. Because they are all different each of the posts are from a completely different perspective and I love their honesty! Since I know many of you are going to be doing The Husband Project Online bible study with me, this is a blog you should definitely be following in the coming weeks! http://proverbs31.org/online-bible-studies/current-study/ – Recommended by Kathi Lipp


Jennifer Dukes Lee

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Jennifer Dukes Lee’s blog offers a great place to watch for God at work in a messy life. She reminds me that I am already loved and pre-approved by God. http://jenniferdukeslee.com – Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey 


Allison Vesterfelt

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Allison Vesterfelt’s blog walks me through how to de-clutter erroneous beliefs and unhealthy emotions. http://allisonfallon.com/Recommended by Cheri Gregory 


Mary DeMuth
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There is a lot in the press right now about sexual assault, abuse, human trafficking. Lots of questions are stirring without a lot of answers. Mary has been dealing with this topic since she was a young girl as a victim of abuse herself. She is real, honest and has some very applicable how to’s surrounding this ever growing issue. She is also incredibly insightful on other topics such as joblessness, hurt at the hand’s of other Christians and raising a family in this crazy world we live in. http://www.marydemuth.com/blog/


Shaunti Feldhahn

5 Blogs We Are Loving

 

 

From marriage, to raising teens, to being a woman in the workplace, Shaunti gives practical advice from a social science perspective. Shaunti is a researcher with the goal of helping both men and women alike understand their partners and people around them better in order to live in better relationships. http://www.shaunti.com/blog – Recommended by Kathi Lipp


5 Blogs We Are Loving
The Husband Project- The Online Bible Study with Proverbs 31

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Fri Fav — 5 Essentials for the Outdoors

Fri Fav — 5 Essentials for the Outdoors

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Western Cedar Grilling Planks

Roger has been using cedar planks to BBQ our salmon for the past couple of years, and it makes the best salmon I’ve ever tasted. – Recommended by Kathi Lipp

Five Essentials for Outdoor Fun

Maranda Enterprises Double Ladderball Game

To make your backyard more enjoyable, get a Ladder Ball that people can enjoy! Multiple players throw attached rubber balls onto bars to rack up points. Fun for all ages and skill levels! – Recommended by Emily Nelson

 

Five Essentials for Outdoor Fun

Trademark Innovations Bean Bag Toss Corn Hole Game Set

Make teams and toss the bean bags into the hole to score big. A bit challenging but exciting to try to get your bag to stay on the board or get in the hole. Even those observing will enjoy the show this creates! – Recommended by Emily Nelson

 

Five Essentials for Outdoor Fun

 

KanJam Ultimate Disc Game

This is a fun outdoor game for all ages. Gets your family active with healthy fun. Rolls up for easy storage. – Recommended by Robin O’Neal Smith

 

Five Essentials for Outdoor Fun

Mosquito Bits

Tired of picnics being ruined by mosquitoes? Keep the mosquitoes and gnats away without sprays or harmful chemicals. – Recommended by Robin O’Neal Smith

 

Five Essentials for Outdoor Fun

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Fri Fav — June Edition: 5 Books You Should Be Reading

Fri Fav — June Edition: 5 Books You Should Be Reading

5 Books You Should Be Reading

Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me about Life, Faith, and Second Chances (Adventures of Flash the Donkey) by Rachel Anne Ridge

5 Books You Should Be Reading
Roger says my favorite genre of books is “Chicken Lit.” Put a barn animal in between two book covers and I’m a sucker for it. I loved this story of a woman’s life turned upside down by a stubborn donkey and all that she learned from Flash who just wanted to run with the stallions. Delightful and deep. – Recommended by Kathi Lipp

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John C. Maxwell and Steven R. Covey

5 Books You Should Be Reading
Leadership guru, author, speaker, and former pastor, John C. Maxwell identifies that which make great leaders great. It is a practical guide for leaders and those who want to be effective ones. – Recommended by Amberly Neese

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Fight Back With Joy: Celebrate More. Regret Less. Stare Down Your Greatest Fears by Margaret Feinberg

5 Books You Should Be Reading
Margaret shows how to use joy as a weapon even in the midst of cancer! She demonstrates through personal story in a way that is so encouraging. – Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

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Will It Fly? How to Test Your Next Business Idea so You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money by Pat Flynn

5 Books You Should Be Reading
This book is a series of tests on how to figure out if your idea is sound and will fly with your followers. It has tests that I never thought of and also lots of ideas for newbies. – Recommended by Robin O’Neal Smith

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Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer

5 Books You Should Be ReadingI enjoyed daily digging into the study. I was challenged, encouraged and changed. I am grateful. – Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

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The Husband Project

The Husband Project

What books are you loving right now? In honor of the upcoming Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study, I am giving away a signed copy of my book The Husband Project! Just leave a comment below about what you are loving to read right now and why, OR what you are most looking forward to about the online study. Either way, you’ll be entered to win!

 

 

 

 

Friday Favs – 5 Podcasts You Should Listen To

Friday Favs – 5 Podcasts You Should Listen To

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Podcasts are one of my favorite things. You can find a podcast on pretty much any topic you want- self-improvement, faith, health, comedy, current affairs, and even the Gilmore Girls. Here are 5 of my and my teams’ favorites right now. What are some of yours? I love finding new gems to listen to so give us your recommendations so we can all join in on the fun!

Gilmore Guys

Gilmore Guys

It’s two guys talking about Gilmore girls. It’s hilarious!

http://www.gilmoreguysshow.com

Recommended by Kathi Lipp

Mud Stories with Jacque Watkins

MudStoriesPodcast250x250Mud Stories is dedicated to bringing you inspiration in your muddiest moments, hope to make it through your mud, and encouragement for you to know that you are not alone. It was an honor to be interviewed by Jacque Watkins!

http://www.jacquewatkins.com/thepodcast/

Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey

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I love to listen to Jamie chat with her friends. I feel inspired, encouraged and connected with so many authentic women.

http://jamieivey.com

Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

THIS IS YOUR LIFE™ PODCAST

MH Podcast

Michael Hyatt helps you to live with more passion, work with greater focus, and lead with extraordinary influence.

http://michaelhyatt.com/thisisyourlife

Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

Family Life Today
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Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine interview such interesting guests about faith and family. I appreciate their commitment to help us develop godly marriages and families who change the world one home at a time.

http://familylifetoday.com

Recommended by Mary Lou Caskey

Friday Favs — 5 Blogs You Should Be Reading

Friday Favs — 5 Blogs You Should Be Reading

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Ask Anna

Ask Anna

 

Anna’s tremendous! I learned how to clean between the glass on my stove. She’s got so many DIY, “figure it out,” etc. If there’s something that you don’t know how to clean, she’ll figure out how to do it. It’s really good!  Recommended by Kathi Lipp

http://askannamoseley.com/


Raising Boys and Girls
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This is, by far, my favorite parenting blog. Written by Christian child/youth psychologists, Raising Boys and Girls is a practical resource for parents raising kids in today’s world with today’s challenges. They tackle gender-specific issues, basic parenting challenges, and technology with practical tips on how to raise great kids in a difficult world. Recommended by Jessica Fall

http://www.raisingboysandgirls.com/raisingboysandgirls-blog/


The MOB Society
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As a mother of two boys (and no girls), this blog is a regular read for me. MOB stands for Mothers of Boys. These gals just capture the joys and challenges specific to raising boys in a way that encourages me to press into the hard work, celebrate all the “boyness” in my house, and stand firm in raising boys who love the Lord. Recommended by Jessica Fall

http://www.themobsociety.com/


Steve Wiens

Steve Weins

 

Steve is a fresh, grace-filled voice in Christendom. Not “kitchsy” but real. His desire is for us to become who we were created to be. To find that God is for us, is delighted in us. Often he includes thought-provoking questions and exercises to help us know ourselves better and grow into all that God designed us to be. Recommended by Emily Nelson

http://www.stevewiens.com/blog/


Michael Hyatt

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How to succeed at work and win at life. Michael provides wonderful uplifting content that helps you be more productive. Recommended by Robin Smith.

http://michaelhyatt.com


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While you’re there, sign up for the next Online Bible Study, my book, The Husband Project!

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Fri Fav – 5 Essential Items for Your Kitchen

Fri Fav – 5 Essential Items for Your Kitchen

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Quality Potato Masher & Ricer in One

Essential items for your kitchen

This mashes potatoes like nothing I have ever used before. It’s spring-loaded. It’s FUN! I look forward to mashing potatoes!

When you need to get a little aggression out, this is the potato masher.

Recommended by Kathi Lipp

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Essential items for your kitchen

Ninja Mega Kitchen System

I’ve always had a blender and a food processor, and I hardly ever used either of them. The food processor was so heavy it was a pain to lug and the blender was a pain to clean. The mega kitchen system has one base, a great processor bowl, and great blender/blade combo, and individual cups for blending a single-size smoothie to go.

Recommended by Jessica Fall

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Essential items for your kitchen

Instant Pot 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker

I love that I can toss frozen chicken breasts into the InstantPot (with salsa to make chicken for taco salad or with chicken broth to make soup) and have dinner ready in about 30 minutes. It has saved me numerous times when I’ve forgotten to plan ahead or plans have changed last minute.

Recommended by Brooke Martinez

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Essential items for your kitchen

Pre-Seasoned Nonstick Durable Cast Iron Skillet

I cannot live without my cast iron skillet. Reasons include:

1) Cooks beautifully

2) It goes from the stove top to the oven seamlessly

3) It is non-stick

4) No toxic fumes that go along with most non-stick cookware.

Recommended by Amberly Neese

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Essential items for your kitchen

Vitamix Blender

I’m a runner and this is an absolute must for my post-run shakes and smoothies. I’ve tried a regular blender and the Ninja and none perform like this one. Absolutely a must for my kitchen.

Recommended by Edith Pont

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