4 Ingredient Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe…

4 Ingredient Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

These are really exciting cookies! Who knew cookies could be exciting? Well they have no added sugar (except from the chocolate chips), are gluten free, and made from whole foods.  They are super quick to whip up, and you won’t feel gilty eating 1, 2, or 3 of them. I told my hubby I wouldn’t feel guilty eating all of them, but he insisted I shouldn’t and I probably would… We shall see!

4 Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did I mention they are only four ingredients? Yes four! Oats, bananas for sweetness, an egg, chocolate chips, and a dash of salt but that doesn’t really count. That is it! Crazy right? These cookies would be great even as a grab and go breakfast. Fast, easy, and healthy. 

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Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #90…

Anthropologie Inspired DIY Mirror

Hey y’all! So happy to have you here linking up with us this week! We had such a relaxing week… for the most part! It’s nice when you have a break from everything you usually do for the week. It’s hot and muggy here so the garden may have been neglected. But we did get a 35 pound watermelon and it was sweet as could be! I hope you’re having a wonderful week!

This week I shared…

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5 Minute Hair: The Half Twist.     Get Your Relaxation On. {Learning How to Relax}

So happy to have you joining me and the other blog hop ladies: JordanSaraCarrie, and Katie!

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We now have 5 hosts! That means when you link up to 1 blog your link show up on all 5 blogs! More opportunity for you to be seen! Party opens at 8:00pm CST Sunday Evenings! Let’s get our party on! But first a few rules….

▪   Link up your crafts, frugal finds, recipes, DIY projects, clothing, happenings around the house, homemaking…. anything made by you!

▪   The posts can be new or old! But please don’t link up the same project each week. It will be deleted.

▪   Make sure you link to a direct post not just your blog home page. It makes it easier for people to find your post!

▪   Link back to us… Grab a button or just put a little link at the bottom of your post!

▪   Visit other blogs linking up to the hop! Feel free to spread the love and tell your friends about our blog hop.

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Get Your Relaxation On {Learning How to Relax}…

Get Your Relaxation On- Learning How to Relax

One thing that I feel that God has been working on in my heart is learning to relax and unplug from the world. Kind of funny to think since I’m a blogger and can be basically attached to my computer. I always thought relaxing was my thing, since you know I’m the free spirited type, until the hubby pointed out that I may not be as good at it as I may think.

Thinking about it more, I realized I was terrible at relaxing. First thing in the morning I’m working on blog stuff before I whisk out the door to work at my full time job. Then I come home from work and am immediately working on the garden, tending to chickens, blogging, and/or helping with dinner… Sometimes ha. Weekends are usually full of chores, hanging out with friends, completing blog projects, photo shoots, church, hanging out with the hubby, and sometimes I remember to breath.  We don’t even have kids yet… What will it be like when we have kids?

This crazy scheduled has caused me so much stress and anxiety! It doesn’t help that I’m not the best at balancing my time or keeping on task. God has been showing me lately that it is good for me to do nothing… Shut the computer and/or TV off, stop thinking about everything that “needs” to be done and enjoy the here and now.

The last few weeks I started taking a morning walk with the pups instead of working on blog things… Ate ice cream with the hubby on our  porch swing for the first time… Read a book or two… Took a bath… and just enjoyed the peace and quiet without feeling guilty.

I struggle with feeling like I always have to be doing something and if not then I feel bad about it? Why is that? I’m not the only one out there, right?

God wants us to rest, and spend time with him. We should take a sabbath day. My hubby is usually really good about doing this. Me, not so much. I’m working towards it. Lately, I’m trying to take more short periods of time to rest and take a half day on the weekend. Maybe in the future a whole day would be possible or two half days. Whatever it is… enjoying the now and not being a stressed out crazy person all the time is what needs to change currently.

You know what has happened since I started to relax more? I’ve been able to get more things done and balance out my time better! Praise God!

What do you like to do to relax? Are you terrible at unplugging too?

5 Minute Hair The Half Twist

5 Minute Hair: The Half Twist

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Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop # 89

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Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #88

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First time canning homemade salsa

Canning Salsa: Our First Time

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Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop #87

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Homemade {Claussen Like} Refrigerator Pickles

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