Encouraging Scripture Notes for Tweens and Teens – Free Printable

I love including notes in my kids’ lunch boxes. I’ve done it since my oldest was in Kindergarten. She’s a junior in high school now. That’s a lot of notes. You would think that I would stop at some point but I haven’t. While I’m sensitive to how they feel about mom sending a little […]

Book Review & Giveaway – Better Together: Because You’re Not Meant To Mom Alone by Jill Savage with Anne McClane

I received this book for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own. If you’ve ever tried to do this mom thing alone you know it’s pretty much impossible. We need other moms by our side to support, encourage, and help us along this journey. In Better Together: Because You’re Not Meant To […]

For When You Feel Unseen

I’ve been a stay-at-home-mom for over fifteen years. This is not a glamorous gig. Most of the work at-home-moms do is unseen by the world. There is no monetary compensation for this job. There are no certificates, award ceremonies, or celebratory dinners.  Most of the time it takes years to see the fruit of our labor and in some […]

The Best Of Frugal & Focused 2015

As 2015 is winding down, I’m already looking ahead to 2016 and thinking about the direction Frugal & Focused will be going in and planning out post ideas. But before I get too far ahead of myself, I wanted to take a look back and see what resonated most with y’all this year. Here’s a look […]

Galatians 6:9 – Free Printable

God has been teaching me a lot about perseverance lately. To not give up when my efforts seem futile. To push through when I’m just ready to stop. To go that extra mile when I just want to rest. To depend on Him for the energy and endurance I need to keep going. To pray the […]

Weekly Menu Plan 7/20/15

Happy Monday, y’all!  I hope you had a great weekend. The girls and I traveled to north Alabama for a family reunion with my dad’s side of the family. We swam, picked blueberries and peaches, visited with family, and enjoyed the beauty of it all. With all the craziness of the move and everything else […]

Weekly Menu Plan 3/16/15

Happy Monday! I hope your week is off to a good start. It is our spring break and my parents are in town so we are definitely enjoying our week. We’ve already enjoyed some delicious food over the weekend and are looking forward to more this week. Here’s what is on our menu this week. […]