Monday, July 23, 2012

Thankful Homemaker and $50 Vision Forum Gift Certificate Giveaway!


How many of you have heard about Marci over at Thankful Homemaker? She is such a sweet gal and she loves to blog about many of the same things I do such as:

  • Homemaking
  • Biblical Womanhood
  • Parenting
  • Education
  • Grandparenting (I don't blog on this yet, but hope to one day!)
  • Health and more


 (Marci and her husband, Doug)


I got a chance to get to know Marci a bit more since we both co-authored (along with 10 others) the newly released eBook, The Heart of Simplicity. Here is a recent fun video she made recently with her daughter on how to make homemade sunscreen:









She also did a series on how to organize your home called the Room by Room , has tips for memorizing scripture and evangelism, a Homemaking Binder you won't want to miss including a fun weekly linkup on Tuesdays. Here is an excerpt from her blog post entitled The Beauty of Self Control:


"Our emotions were given to us by God to glorify Him and enjoy Him.  Think of how our emotions enrich our lives everyday.  When we are happy to see our husbands come home from work, the joy we feel from hugging our children, the surprise in receiving flowers from our husband, the excitement of getting all the laundry caught up.  Imagine life without these emotions - you can't - emotions make our lives meaningful.  They are a gift from God.

Let's look at the negative emotions such as fear, despair, guilt and loneliness.  These serve a purpose too - they reveal the state of our hearts and our hearts govern our feelings.  When I am feeling loneliness I need to bring my emotions back to the truth of God's Word - His Word says, "I will never leave you or forsake you."  "I am with you always".  When I am feeling guilt, "there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus."  We need to bring our emotions in line with the truth of His Word and glorify God in our emotions. "






The Giveaway

Marci is generously giving away a gift certificate for $50 to Vision Forum (our favorite Christian online store) to one of our special readers!



You may enter here:

a Rafflecopter giveaway








Hope you win!

Thank you, Marci!

You may visit her HERE.


























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60 comments:

  1. Great giveaway! Even better blogs!
    Canaan Herkamp
    paulsbookworm@gmail.com

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  2. Yes, I am a very thankful homemaker,too.
    Love your blog.

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  3. Thanks for the giveaways.
    God bless you.

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  4. Tinsty@gmail.com

    Tina Chen

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  5. God bless your work.
    gfriedas@hotmail.com
    Thanks, Gwen

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  6. Thank you :)
    Amber Smith - asmithonline at yahoo dot ca

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  7. What a fun giveaway!!!
    Renata
    renataatsunnyside@gmail.com

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  8. Great giveaway, very generous.

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  9. Thanks for the giveaway! TranHasMail@gmail.com

    Tran

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  10. I love the Thankful Homemaker blog...can't wait to read through the archives!

    jcmichigan@gmail.com

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  11. Thanks for such a wonderful giveway!
    We love & our encouraged by your blog as well as Vision Forum!
    We have gleaned much!
    Thank you & blessings~
    Lori

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  12. I visited her blog. I have read before. She has great content.

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  13. simply(dot)things(dot)family(at)gmail(dot)com Lisa

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  14. I love your blog...thanks for the giveaways!
    Natalie Browder
    browders3@tds.net

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  15. I love your blog...thanks for the giveaways!
    Natalie Browder
    browders3@tds.net

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  16. Thanks for sharing the blog!! Can't wait to get her daily encouragement too!!
    phil and jaime at yahoo dot com

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  17. Thank you for the giveaway. blessedhomemaking at gmail dot com

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  18. Thank you for such a lovely giveaway! Stephanie at puremodestyinfo at gmail dot com

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  19. Yippee! Would love to win this, have been waiting on the new JP album!
    Kate at koolkatwright@gmail.com

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  20. lovelovelove vision forum. Thanks!
    cooperkelly4@yahoo dot com

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  21. rebecca@frommymountainview.com

    With love,
    Rebecca Digrugilliers

    From My Mountain View [dot] com

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  22. Love this!

    Susannah Landis susannah05@gmail.com

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  23. I visited her blog and it is quite beautiful.

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  24. Thanks for a great giveaway and a wonderfully encouraging blog!
    Carrie L
    cloring74@myfairpoint.net

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  25. forgot to leave my email address

    jujumps@yahoo.com
    Thanks,
    Julie C

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  26. would love to win!

    feetofclay1678@hotmail.com

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  27. Thank you so much for a chance to win this giveaway. You have a wonderful website!

    Christine, a thankful homemaker in OH
    apache.trail@yahoo.com

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  29. Whoever win is going to be blessed.

    SeekingHim at gmail dot com

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  30. Thanks for the opportunity!

    Darcy Carmichael

    memoriesmama @ netonecom . net (remove spaces)

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  31. I so much enjoy reading your blog, thanks for such a great giveaway. Love love love vision forum!!!

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  32. I love love love Vision Forum, and she is a wise woman!

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  33. Great giveaway!!
    jennifer@familyvisionfilms.com

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  34. Great giveaway!!
    jennifer@familyvisionfilms.com

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  35. My husband and I are expecting our first one in February :D and through the wonderful, providential influence of your blog along with other biblical womanhood blogs, we (both public-schooled) are beginning to see the great value in homeschooling! All to say, I am just starting to look into resources like Vision Forum so I'm excited to enter your giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity and for all the wisdom you pass on to us younger women. :)

    elizabeth.hoots@gmail.com

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  36. Thanks for sharing Marci's lovely blog! I'm excited about this giveaway too ;)

    By His Grace,
    Crystal <><

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  37. Forgot my email - crystalsewell2004@gmail.com

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  38. We LOVE Vision Forum, I always have things in my cart there!
    stewartnmicah@eatel.net

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  39. Wonderful giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  40. Wonderful giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity!

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  41. I would love to win this! felipsha@gmail.com

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  42. Thanks for the giveaway.
    Marla

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  43. Thanks!
    Nancy
    schaeferclan(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

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  44. hi there!
    Tami Lewis
    agodlyhomemaker@yahoo.com

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  45. dawn.paoletta@gmail.com
    Dawn Paoletta

    Thanks to both of you for the sharing and beauty you share!

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  46. Very nice! I do enjoy both of your blogs!

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  47. Thanks for the giveaway!
    Kathleen kathleenandkieran@hotmail.com

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  48. Hello June,

    Thank you to you and Marci for the opportunity to enter this giveaway.

    a dot forman at xtra dot co dot nz

    Blessings,
    Angela

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  49. I would love to win this!! I am so thankful for your beautiful blog. You truly encourage me! wadeandkimd at yahoo dot com

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  50. Love this beautiful blog. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  51. Love this blog and love Vision Forum.

    julesreffner(at)gmail(dot)com

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