Author Archive | Mandy J. Hoffman



The Word “Never” Never.  We say this word a lot.  We use it as an expression when we are almost speechless.  Other times we declare something by it’s use, and still some times we use it to command those around us.  We also use the word to share our thoughts about others.  And at times we use…

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Learning To Be A Homemaker

This post includes some affiliate links, but only for things I highly recommend. Surrounded by Homemakers My Grandma Joanna makes the juiciest prime rib feast you will ever eat.  Her tasty potato salad is unbeatable, too.  My Grandma Thelma bakes beautiful loaves of sweet cinnamon bread.  She is also an amazing seamstress, sewing quilts for all of…

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A Journey In Balance

It All Began… I created this blog over nine years ago.  It started as a tool to keep in touch with family and friends that we didn’t get to see very often.  At that time, I had a happy infant, a spunky two-year-old, and a curious four-year-old.  Now the days of diaper bags are long gone and we are…

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The Gospel & Social Media

“The Gospel” has become a buzzword these days.  We hear all kinds of phrases using this term; “gospel centered” this, and “gospel centered” that.  However, we Christians have repeated history and become so focused on doing the right things that we have lost sight of the “why” behind doing them.  We have put the proverbial…

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