I Love My Mommy Because…

The moment I walked through the doors of my 4-year olds pre-k prep class, I saw that I was in for a  very special treat. My sweet child ran to me with a handmade (literally) bouquet of flowers, listing  reasons why she loves me. I’m quite certain I melted into a puddle right there on that floor.

Even though she’s come home with a new craft each week for several months now, (most of which serve as priceless decor on our refrigerator), something about this was different.

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What Motherhood Means to…Raven

Greetings friends! For some time now I’ve had the desire to begin a blog series entitled ‘What Motherhood Means to Me’,  featuring mothers from varying perspectives and walks of life. From the pregnant mom to the mom who is holding onto faith for her own pregnancy or adoption. The mom who is content with one child to the mom of multiples. Working moms, stay at home moms, moms to teenagers and toddlers alike. And everything in between!  You name it, we’ve got it! 

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My prayer in this is that there will be something for everyone to relate to, and that even in our differences we might find the common thread that binds us as women and as moms. I hope that in doing so, celebration, not competition will rule the day, and I’m thrilled that you all are along for the ride! 

To kick things off we have some very special thoughts from a pregnant mom about Mother’s Day…

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Steals and Deals: Saving Money with Groupon Coupons

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% honest and my own.*

It doesn’t matter if you’re single, married, have children, or are a proud pet parent, there’s one thing you’ll almost certainly bond over. If you’re anything like my group of friends and I, it’s the ability to save some money!!!

Sales, free shipping, BOGO’s, you name it! Who doesn’t love a great deal?! One of my main staples for discounts on all manner of things is Groupon Coupons. Before I dine, shop or travel, I’m definitely checking out their offers in the area.

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Small Shop Spotlight: Beacon Threads

Friends, I’d like you to meet Anita! She and her husband have a fabulous shop I want to tell you all about for today’s Small Shop Spotlight! It’s called Beacon Threads, and we’re big fans!

Read on to find out more about the heart behind the company, and why I’m so happy to share their faith walk and love for the Lord with you!!

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Small Shop Spotlight: Luca Love

This has been a long time coming, but I’m thrilled to shine the spotlight one of my favorite companies, Luca Love! These beautiful bracelets for a cause are ethically made by Colombian women, and the options to create an affordable stack are endless! I had a wonderful chat with owner Paulina, and I’m sure you’ll love getting to know her better too!

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