Less Really is More

Having less stuff means having more time for life. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean #declutter

  A Time to Clean: Day 13 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. "I wish I'd had more had more stuff, more things, and more money," said no one ever as they breathed their last breath. No, most people thinking back on their life will have wished they'd spent more moments living life to the fullest and loving their family more. So much time is spent buying, organizing, cleaning, moving, carrying stuff. Things. Material possessions that have no eternal value. What do … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Frugal Christmas Gift Guide {Older Children}

The Ultimate Frugal Christmas Guide {Older Children} on AVirtuousWoman.org #frugal #christmas

This year, I've teamed up with a few other fun ladies to share with you some great ideas for ways you can save money this Christmas. [Tweet "The Ultimate Frugal Gift Guide for Christmas. Lots of ideas for kids!"] The Ultimate Frugal Gift Guide {Links} Babies and Toddlers @ A Beautiful Blessed Mess Young Children @ Seeing Sunshine Older Children @ A Virtuous Woman Teens @ Counting Change Again Young Adults @ Breething Adults @ Wisdom Seeking Mommy A Frugal Christmas {Under … [Read more...]

10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman {Finances}

10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman {Finances} @ A Virtuous Woman #proverbs31

I want to apologize for the delay in posting this today {and Friday}. Last Wednesday I began to experience just excruciating nerve pain behind my ear and it's been rough. I have felt a good bit better today. The pain isn't bad like it was, but it pretty much wiped me out. [line] "For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs." 1 Timothy 6:10 Money is one of those subjects that … [Read more...]

How to Plan Family Worship for a Camp Out

How to Plan Family Worship for a Camp Out | A Virtuous Woman #camping

Our family loves to camp out two or three times a year. We have a rather large family {seventeen or more that go camping together} and camping with kids is such a fun time! We always have family worship in the evenings and mornings when we are camping. In my opinion there are three things that make a perfect camp out worship experience. Music A Good Story A Fun Activity Music. Our Family knows a lot of fun songs by heart, but we often pack our favorite vintage song books, Happy … [Read more...]

125+ Healthy Lunch Box Ideas {Printable List}

125+ Healthy Lunch Box Ideas {a printable list} | A Virtuous Woman #lunchbox #backtoschool

  These are foods my own children love! I believe in exposing children to a wide variety of tastes and textures. Lunch time can be difficult. It's easy to get in a rut. I homeschool my children, and I have found that if I "pack" their lunches the night before or first thing in the morning that I save time during our school day. I hope this list helps you in your menu planning. Print this list out and place in the Menu Planning section of your Household Notebook. For even more ideas: By the … [Read more...]