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Thank you for stopping by. I am Lauren. Daughter of the Most High King, wife, mommy, teacher, and friend. I hope to help bring like-minded people together for the sake of living healthier, more natural lives, and loving one another. Read More

 

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Family Life

Join me as I seek God's wisdom on how to be the wife and mother He intended for me to be.  Discover that I'm far from perfect, but I'm trying to do the best I can by fixing my eyes on Him.

November 27, 2018

Kathryn Ross, writer, speaker, and dramatist, ignites a love of literature and learning, equipping young and old to develop a Family Literacy Lifestyle—reading together, learning together, loving together. She challenges families to deepen their literacy skills and grow into the greater things God has purposed for them, producing readers and thinkers who can engage the world from a biblical worldview. She’s taught in Christian...

November 13, 2018

Over the last few years I have been searching for ways I can use less chemicals in our home, and love the planet a little more by creating less waste. After years of trial and error, I have finally formulated the perfect homemade all purpose cleaner, laundry soap, and glass cleaner. But I have been feeling pretty guilty about my continued use of daily paper towels and disposable scrubs and sponges. 

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August 31, 2018

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As my very first year of blogging is coming to an end, and I celebrate Lil' Olive Tree's 1st Blogiversary. (Yes, this is a thing), I have been reflecting on all the ups, downs, and in betweens of this past year. It has been a roller coaster ride, with lots of turns, and exciting dips of joy and wonder. 

The Burnout

Yes, all the warnings of "Bl...

August 7, 2018

Clara is a devoted wife and homeschooling mom of five boys!!! She enjoys art, poetry, writing, and reading. She loves making hand crafted gifts for her small gift business, Gifts For You. She enjoys serving as a worship team member, leads a coffee house once every other month at a local church, and planning monthly moms nights out for our local homeschool association. Above all she is daughter of the Most High King, and shines...

June 19, 2018

Clara is a devoted wife and homeschooling mom of five boys!!! She enjoys art, poetry, writing, and reading. She loves making hand crafted gifts for her small gift business, Gifts For You. She enjoys serving as a worship team member, leads a coffee house once every other month at a local church, and planning monthly moms nights out for our local homeschool association. Above all she is daughter of the Most High King, and s...

May 29, 2018

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Yes, I really did find true friendship on Facebook. Sounds crazy to most, I'm sure. Ask me 10 years ago (before I ever even had a social media account) if you can find true friendship on the internet, and I probably would have thought you were kidding or crazy. I've seen the show Catfish, I've seen how most of those situations wind up. But I...

May 1, 2018

Jenn is a Jesus-loving wife and mom to six. She enjoys sharing her life as a first- generation homeschooler, and a novice homesteader. A crazy chicken lady that believes in mom transparency and having more kids than she knows what to do with!! 

Read more about Jenn and her inspiring life at Modlins Multiply .

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In my 18...

April 12, 2018

If you know a mom, its very likely she isn't getting enough sleep. Whether she's waking up overnight to nurse her toddler back to sleep, or to rub her 1st grader's legs because they hurt, or she just can't seem to fall asleep until hours after her head hits the pillow because her brain just won't shut off! (All my main reasons for not getting enough sleep btw). Your mama-friend could use some serious support in the sleep depar...

April 3, 2018

Cheryl Cunningham

Cheryl grew up a “preacher’s daughter” and inherited her Daddy’s passion for sharing the truth in love. She married her high school sweetheart and, although life hasn’t always been a fairytale, they are living happily ever after, with 4 children, 2 dogs and a chicken. They also have 2 babies in heaven they can’t wait to meet. Though her oldest kids are now adults, Cheryl was, and continues to be, a stay-at-hom...

March 13, 2018

Introduction by: Lauren Ambrico

Liza Romano is a devoted wife, seasoned mommy of 3 adult daughters, loving grandmother to 6 beautiful grandchildren, cancer survivor and current cancer fighter, business manager, and sister-in-Christ with a ton of wisdom. She also happens to be my dear sister-in-law. She has guided me over the years with wisdom, grace, and mercy. She has helped me know the Lord deeper. She challenges me, and has...

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