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Gift Ideas for Mom {Or Another Special Lady in Your Life}

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

It’s time to buy the moms (or another special lady) in your life a gift.

Not sure what to get?

I put together this gift guide to offer ideas for the special moms in your life whom you want to bless with a gift.

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Amazon Christmas Gift Guide For Children {Preschool-Teen}

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

Gift buying can indeed be a tedious task. Most of us enjoying buying gifts for people. It’s the deciding aspect that can turn this act of kindness into a tedious task.

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Our Mostly Planned Homeschool Year for 2016-2017

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

This is the latest we have ever started our homeschool year and I feel a bit behind. We just started last week!   Continue reading Our Mostly Planned Homeschool Year for 2016-2017

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10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Homeschooling

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
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You finally decided to do it. You are going to start homeschooling this year and you are SCARED. TO. DEATH

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Encouraging Words Wednesday – Burden?

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

Are you carrying around a burden?

Parent…… Are you burdened for your child? Or another family member?

Friend…… Are you burdened for a friend? What about a co-worker?

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About Mended and Blended

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

What is Mended and Blended.com?

Mended and Blended.com exists to reach the world for Christ by providing inspirational and thought-provoking articles. We do this by sharing our family’s journey to move closer to God and to follow His leading.

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Birthday Night

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

On Thursday night we celebrated our youngest child’s birthday. Today is her actual birthday. She was 3 years old at 2 am this morning 🙂

We celebrated with cake (and ice-cream which I left in the freezer). While we did not have a “party” our oldest son and his family joined us, along with one set of grandparents (who live nearby) and a dear friend who happened to be in the area.

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Simple Family Night

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
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We were able to do a family night last night. My husband text me before getting home from work and asked if we would like to go out to eat. We don’t make a habit of eating out so this was a nice surprise.  A few minutes before I got the text I was sitting at the kitchen table getting school schedules figured out and was wondering what in the world we were going to have for supper and when I was going to make it to the grocery store. So, when I got his text, it was a relief. I knew that if we went out to eat we could also hit the grocery store.

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My Journey through the Bible

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

January 14th, 2016 was a BIG day for me.

This day was the last day of a journey I started back in October of 2012. When I set out on this journey, it seemed overwhelming and, really, impossible that I would even see the end of it.

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Presents for Mamma

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

I know, I know….Christmas is over. It is time to move forward and concentrate on the year ahead, make goals and plans and well, start planning for next Christmas, right? Some of you are really great at preparing and have started buying presents for next year…

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When Lists Become Too Much

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

It was too much. Just too much for me to handle. Schedules, charts and lists…..It had become too much for me.

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FRUGAL FALL FAMILY FUN

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Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

Looking for activities that will make great memories for your family?

Fall is a GREAT time of year to find budget friendly activities to keep your family busy!

Here is a list of 10 ideas for frugal fall family fun………..

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Mission of Mended and Blended

Amanda

Amanda

You'll catch Amanda at mendedandblended.com writing about her
family's journey of being mended and blended together by the thread of the Word of God. They are a homeschooling family on this journey with 4 children talking about real life andseeking to encourage others.
Amanda

What is mendedandblended.com?

Mended and blended is a blog about balance, family, life and honoring God in all we do.

We are a family of six, three gals and three guys. The gals are not very crafty, but we try. The guys are, well, they are guys…..

We like to have fun but we also like to deal with issues many families face today.  We do this by sharing our experiences and asking you to share yours. We don’t have all the answers but we know where to point you for the answers you need.

Here, you will find a safe place to look for encouragement, find resources to help you along your way, and to just be yourself….

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