Author Archives: Misty Krasawski

The Power of Our Stories

My husband and I went to see a movie Friday night. It had a very odd title: Incredibly Loud and Extremely Close. And while I’d heard it was about 9/11, I found it to truly be a story about, well, … Continue reading

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Girls’ Turn! Mission Trip to Costa Rica!

Dear Family and Friends,                                                                                 As many of you know, our family has always been interested in missions. We love to read about other cultures around the world, and have dreamt of traveling to and ministering in the places we’ve studied. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Waffles with Maple-Walnut Apples

We are big fans of breakfast around here–especially for dinner! These pumpkin waffles are a big hit. ‎1 1/4 cp whole wheat flour 1/3 cp sugar 1 TB baking powder 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Disappointment at Home: But What if They *Don’t*?

I’m not sure why, but that phrase always brings to mind a vision. A vision … of cartoon vegetables. I suppose it may indicate that my children have watched Veggie Tales’ version of Daniel and the Lion’s Den one too … Continue reading

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Help Get the Word Out!

“People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” ~Matthew 4:4 “The first thing you should start doing as a new Christian is to read your Bible every day.” “If you … Continue reading

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What Not to Read

This is an age where the rallying cry for those trying to save our society from tumbling into an endless morass of mindless television, pop-culture magazines and twaddle-y fiction is “READ!” And I agree. If we want to learn anything, if we want … Continue reading

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He Has Won!

Wednesday night, we sang. It was a long, long day. Disappointment, misunderstandings, too many requests and not enough me frayed edges already threadbare. The afternoon and evening was a jumble of strings; places to go, responsibilities to meet, meals to … Continue reading

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Mini Meatloaf Recipe

I thought I’d share one of my family’s favorite recipes with you today! This is a recipe modified from one I found years ago in a Taste of Home magazine. I hope your little ones love it as much as … Continue reading

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Review: The Money Saving Mom’s Budget

**UPDATE: JEN has won the giveaway!!!**   Saving money. In these tough economic times, it’s something we all know we need to do. What’s more difficult to know is exactly how to go about it. Do we have to cut up … Continue reading

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How Are You Doing at Being God’s Friend?

My pastor’s wife said something in a leadership meeting some time ago that I just loved.  She talked about how at the beginning of the year, everyone starts planning how to better organize their lives and make changes, and one of the first things we … Continue reading

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