Ideas on becoming good stewards of all given to us.

Make the Most of Your Freezer!

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  “Catherine, I guess you’ll have to ask the blessing tonight. God knows I’m not grateful for turkey hash, and I can’t fool Him.” The Reverend Peter Marshall on leftovers, A Man Called Peter. When I cook dinner, there are usually leftovers, and boy, can it be hard to sell those leftovers when the next… Read More

Delayed Gratification

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It’s spring and my mailbox is filled with catalogs offering warm-weather clothing, kitchen accessories, outdoor furniture, seeds, gardening supplies and farm equipment, among a multitude of other offerings. There’s a slight lull in January and February, but by March and April the barrage of slick advertisements is coming on strong, drawing buyers into pages filled… Read More

Supermarket Savvy

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Beep. Beep. Beep. That’s the sound of food being rung into the cash register at my local grocery store. I’m exhausted from another busy day, and I can’t wait to get home and eat. Okay, I’ll admit it. What I’m really looking forward to first is the chocolate bar I picked up for the drive… Read More

Keeping it simple: Money matters and words from the heart

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Keeping it simple: Money matters and words from the heart Many years ago, I went through a Compass Financial Ministries small group study. There are many good resources out there on how to manage your money according to Biblical principles, but Compass helped me understand the “why?” One of the lessons was on how we… Read More

What We Did on Our Way to Debt-Free

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My dad was vocal about one thing when it came to money. The first 10% went to the Lord. A wise man who has handled money well and enjoys a debt-free life, he made it very clear that earning a paycheck is by the grace of God, and God deserves a thank-you by way of… Read More

Money-Saving Tips

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Money-Saving Tips As a stay-at-home mom of 20 years, I know how important stretching our funds and living on one income is. Even though making our money last longer is the goal, I have also looked at saving money as a second job for me. If I can find a way to purchase something for… Read More

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