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MERRY MONDAY: The one with the announcement

By Jenna Winegeart / September 12, 2020 /

Happy Monday, lovelies! Gather round for announcement time, will you? When we took family pictures back in 2018, I knew I wanted them done in & outside our home. I wanted to freeze frame time & remember this as where we spent the majority of our minutes as a family. When we moved into this…

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SYRIAN DONUTS

By Jenna Winegeart / April 19, 2020 /

My sweet tooth is pretty intense– I really think there will be a special table in heaven covered in pies of all colors & flavors for constant snacking like at your family Christmas reunion. Only in heaven, you never worry about eating too much because the ingredients are actually holy, so you never feel sick…

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MY MORNING DRINK

By Jenna Winegeart / March 15, 2020 /

If you tune in to Coffee with Grandma over on Instagram stories, you’ll usually find me drinking something from a white coffee mug…but it isn’t coffee. The truth is, I enjoy drinking coffee, but it often leaves me feeling jittery. Even if you do take pride in your morning coffee habit, maybe think about giving…

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FOUR SIMPLE WAYS TO LOVE BIG

By Jenna Winegeart / February 25, 2020 /

I always want to be an intentional friend, but sometimes I get sucked into the rhythm of the week & forget to pay attention. Here are four ways to show some love to our people on any given day! They’re simple, inexpensive, & honestly are as much fun to do for someone as they are…

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ELDERBERRY SYRUP

By Jenna Winegeart / February 3, 2020 /

I live in Texas, you guys. In Texas, we have to rely on outside resources to teach our kids about the four seasons because we only experience 2 3/4 of them. We’ve got an A+ in summer. No brainer there. Spring is fine. That’s kind of the bridge of not needing heavy coats & still…

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4 WAYS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

By Jenna Winegeart / January 20, 2020 /

Growing up in a Christian community, giving was synonymous to tithing & tithing meant putting money in the offering plate at church. My dad always put a check in the offering. He always folded in half so you couldn’t see the amount & his hand covered almost the whole thing so you maybe didn’t even…

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BOOK REVIEW- THE SECRETS WE KEPT by Lara Prescott

By Jenna Winegeart / November 25, 2019 /

I’m always torn when I finish a good read– on one hand, it feels like an achievement. It’s nice to see how a story ends, plus I know a new book is waiting for me– but on the other hand, I’ve spent so much time with the characters & now the story is over! It’s…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE!

By Jenna Winegeart / November 14, 2019 /

How is it already mid-November, you guys?? I really think it was just yesterday that I bought our Halloween costumes a month early & felt like such a boss. Joke’s on me! I try to have all of our Christmas shopping done as close to December 1st as possible so I can truly lean into…

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WHAT’S IN YOUR BAG?

By Jenna Winegeart / November 11, 2019 /

There was a season that lasted about four years where I honestly never carried a purse. Ever. I had the diaper bag & would just stuff any essentials of my own in one of the outside pockets– my billfold, my phone, a tube of lipstick I never remembered to use. And on the off chance…

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YOU ARE. (a little love letter from me to you.)

By Jenna Winegeart / November 7, 2019 /

Who are you? I’ll tell you. You are loved. Don’t skip this first one because it seems generic & cliche. You may have been born out of biology & free will, but make no mistake that the second you gained a beating heart, God’s reflection took place within you. Before you took your first breath,…

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