8 Powerful Verses To Pray Over Your Unborn Baby

Prayer is one of the most powerful tools that God has given us. It has the power to move mountains and to break strongholds, and that is the kind of power I long for in each of my children. Praying over our babies when they are in the womb is powerful because it places God’s Spirit upon them before they are faced with the evil of the world. I’m praying each of these over our little one, and I hope you’ll join me in lifting up these 8 powerful verses to pray over your unborn baby.

8 Powerful Verses To Pray Over Your Unborn Baby

Continue Reading

Why Should I Choose A Midwife?

Two pink lines appear on the test, then BOOM! Suddenly, you are faced with so many choices. Pink or blue? Separate crib or co-sleeping? Salty or sweet? 😉 One choice that you may not have considered is that of choosing between a traditional doctor (OBGYN or family practitioner) or a midwife. Many people don’t know this, but midwives are becoming a much more popular choice these days. For me personally, given the choice, I would pick a midwife every time. Why? Keep reading to explore with me as I answer the question: why should I choose a midwife?

Why Should I Choose A Midwife?

Continue Reading

15 Verses To Encourage Your Husband

“For the Word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword …” (Hebrews 4:12) God still speaks through His Word. The Bible teaches us that God loves us, tells stories of heroes of the faith, and gives us all that we need to live a life that glorifies Him. But sometimes, the world gets in the way and we become discouraged. As wives, when we see this happening to our husbands, we have the responsibility to step in, fight for him, and bring encouragement. I want to share with you 15 verses to encourage your husband. Read these verses to your husband, study them together, and pray them over him. Speaking these truths is the most powerful thing we can do as wives.

15 Verses To Encourage Your Husband

Continue Reading

Fighting Allergies Naturally

Here at Small Town Soul, I encourage my readers to live a healthy lifestyle. This includes exercising, eating right, and taking care of yourself, but another way that I live a healthy lifestyle is by using natural products and remedies. This post is the start of a monthly series called “Fighting Naturally” (see more posts here). I’ll be addressing different sicknesses, ailments, and other issues that are frequently treated with medicine, but can be fought just as effectively, if not MORE effectively, with natural remedies, such as essential oils. Join me today as we look at fighting allergies naturally!

Fighting Allergies Naturally

Continue Reading

Decorating A Nursery: On A Budget

This post is sponsored by Wild Cedar Co. All opinions are mine alone. 🙂

When you’re expecting a baby, the nursery quickly becomes one of your favorite places in your home. It’s a place to prepare for your little one, to decorate, to dream. Will she want it painted pink someday? Will he fill the bookshelves with cars and robots? It’s such a special place, the room where your little one will grow. I want our nursery to be special for our baby girl, but I’d also like to be able to afford our mortgage. 😉 Let’s look together at some tips for decorating a nursery: on a budget! (And get a peek at OUR nursery!)

Decorating A Nursery: On A Budget

Continue Reading

26 Hearty & Healthy Winter Meals (That AREN’T Soup!)

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing more comforting than coming home and eating a hearty, healthy meal for dinner! But can I make a confession? I don’t like soup! 🙈 I know, I’m crazy, right?? Soup can be a hearty, healthy winter meal (and cheap!), but it just doesn’t work in our house, so I’ve had to come up with some different meals to fill us up AND warm us up on those cold winter nights! Keep reading to find links to 26 of my FAVORITE hearty & healthy winter meals! 🙂 (For more recipes that I love, hop on over to Pinterest and follow my food board!)

26 Of My Favorite Healthy Winter Meals (That AREN'T Soup!)

Continue Reading

21 Ways To Intentionally Love Your Husband Every Day

With Valentine’s Day approaching, many of us are focused on how we can love our husband in big ways: buy him a new watch, cook him a gourmet dinner, go all out and spend the big bucks. And that’s great, but Valentine’s Day isn’t every day, and I can’t cook a gourmet dinner every night. This year, I want to be more intentional, and one of the ways I want to be intentional is in loving my husband. Sure, I tell him “I love you” approximately 674 times a day, but am I being intentional in SHOWING him that I love him every day? Most days, the answer is no. If you’re like me, you might need these 21 ways to intentionally love your husband every day.

21 Ways To Intentionally Love Your Husband Every Day

Continue Reading

How To Plan An AWESOME Family Vacation: On A Budget

I’ll be the first to admit that I LOVE vacations, but I’m also the biggest stickler about not breaking the bank! So how do I reconcile the two? We vacation on a budget! My family always vacationed on a budget, and it’s something that Caleb and I have taken on, as well. And believe me, even on a budget, we still have FANTASTIC vacations! If you’re needing some tips on how to vacation without going broke, scroll on down to see how to plan an AWESOME family vacation: on a budget!

How To Plan An AWESOME Family Vacation: On A Budget

Continue Reading

How Self-Employment Strengthened My Faith

Self-employment is the dream for many people. “I want to be my own boss,” they say. And that’s a great dream, until work slows down or something stands between them and a job. Self-employment is hard. It means long hours, sometimes not being able to pay yourself adequately, and wondering where your next job will come from. Over the past few months, it has tested me and my husband in many ways. But you want to know something beautiful? It has also strengthened our faith. Isn’t it funny how God works? He uses things that stress us to draw us closer to Him and build our faith. Self-employment strengthened my faith, and I want to share that story with you.

How Self-Employment Strengthened My Faith

Continue Reading
1 2 3 7