Author Archives: Gina C.

About Gina C.

Grace-forgiven Jesus-follower. Blessed wife. Exuberant mom. Slightly nerdy girl. Crafty & creative. Loves a theme. Loves to run. Laughs often. Gives thanks. I blog at about crafting, turning trash to treasure, marriage, motherhood, and my personal walk with Jesus {…and whatever else pops into my random head}.

Crazy Stuff My Kids Say {and a rare-perfect redirect}

Five-year-old Li’l Bro comes to the dinner table in nothing but his underoos and a play cowboy hat. “Yeehaw,” he declares matter-of-factly. Nine-year-old Big Bro erupts, “Don’t go in my room!” Li’l Bro: “I didn’t…” Me: “Umm… where did you … Continue reading

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Scaling Mount Laundry {a reflection on motherhood}

With two adults and three kids in our home, we produce five or more outfits to be laundered each day… Actually, more since we have pajamas and sports practice clothes & uniforms and such. If you’re a mom, you know … Continue reading

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Kids’ Art + God’s Word {keepsake craft}

I have always loved children’s artwork, “primitive” artwork as it is formally known. And long before I ever had kids, I admired the fantastically funky and perfectly imperfect creations of other moms’ in-house artists. Fast-forward a decade or two, and … Continue reading

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A Mom Devotional: Stay Where I Can See You

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve told our second and third children to “stay where I can see you.” While our eldest child has always stuck pretty close, our next two offspring seem to have taken the … Continue reading

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Melted Snowman Buffet

Every winter break, we love to bake and decorate cookies. I thought this go ’round we’d shake it up a bit. And you know how I love a theme, so join that love with our yet-unmet hope for snow this … Continue reading

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Don’t Sell Your Kids Short This Christmas {and how to give true joy}

I ran into a big box toy store this morning while the boys were at school to exchange something for Big Bro. And while I stood there for what began to feel like forever waiting at the customer service line, … Continue reading

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Eclectic Gifts {and how to love your family}

Asheville is a totally artsy place, apparently an “upcoming hipster community”… whatever that means. Folks ’round here carry their own grocery bags & eat whole foods & have vegetable gardens in their backyards & don’t shave their legs & play … Continue reading

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