DaySpring’s Christmas 2017 Collection is Here!

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I am SO over this summer weather as we welcome fall, so let’s talk about Christmas! Yep, Christmas is on my mind because, well, I love Christmas. The Hallmark Channel played some Christmas movies back in July and it led me down a holly jolly rabbit hole. Before I knew it, I was watching one of my favorite Christmas movies, The Holiday, and dreaming about how I would decorate our new home for Christmas for the first time!

I know I will be using lots of beautiful items from the brand new DaySpring Christmas collection to put our home in the Christmas spirit, with a focus on the whole reason we celebrate: Jesus! I’m excited to give you a sneak peek of their beautiful line here today!

Nativity Countdown Plaque

My kids LOVE a good countdown, so this Days Till Christmas metal chalkboard plaque will be a hit with them! The gold accents tie in with many other items from DaySpring’s Christmas line this year and this countdown is all about anticipating the birth of Jesus. Beautiful, meaningful, loved by the whole family – exactly why I keep coming back to DaySpring!

Christmas Ornaments

Last year, we were in the middle of moving during the Christmas season. We had no decorations up except for a pre-lit tree with no ornaments. It was necessary at the time as we were moving just days after Christmas, but it was also sad! This year, our tree will be back in full ornament-mode! Yippee! It should be no surprise that DaySpring has the best collection of Christmas ornaments. Whether your theme is elegant, rustic, or eclectic, you will find ornaments you love! This porcelain ornament depicts the birth of Jesus in a simple, beautiful way. I also have my eye on a fun set of wooden ornaments – so many great ones from which to choose!

Nativity Hurricane Trio

You may remember a while back when I got my first set of hurricanes from DaySpring. I had my eye on them for a long time and was giddy when they finally arrived in my home. DaySpring has one-upped their original design this Christmas and I am in love all over again! The brand new Nativity Hurricane Trio Luminary Set is absolutely gorgeous in gold with intricate cutout designs that declare the names of Jesus.

On the back of each hurricane is the Scripture verse that corresponds with name seen on front. This is my favorite thing from the whole Christmas line! The Nativity Hurricane Trio will have a prominent place in our Christmas decorating this year.

Also new this year…

Decor the Door – If you’ve always wanted to decorate your front door for Christmas, but didn’t want to put up a hook, Decor the Door is perfect for you! Each fabric banner fits over the door and features a design for both the exterior and interior of your home. I totally love this idea and will be ordering the red Joy to the World banner for our home!

Christmas Cards – DaySpring is THE place to go for Christmas cards! You can find beautiful designs like this one, as well as personalized boxed sets and premium cards to fit every style! Get ahead of the busyness of the holidays and order your cards now!

Head over to DaySpring today to start your Christmas decor shopping – you’ll be feeling like Buddy the Elf before you know it!

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My Favorite Black Friday Sale of All Starts Now!

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I know this is a busy time of year, so I’m just going to get right to it: my favorite Black Friday sale of the year is back and I have to show you some of my favorites!

DaySpring is currently running a sitewide 30% off sale which means EVERYTHING on the site is 30% off! Use the code FRIDAY16 to get 30% off cards, journals, home decor, and great gift ideas for the whole family.

There are a few exceptions to this 30% off sale, but that’s only because the items in the Black Friday specials section are marked down up to 60%! A few of my faves from this amazing sale:


These GORGEOUS wooden candlestick holders are normally $60 for the set, but they are marked down to just $25 right now!


Love Does is one of the most inspiring books I’ve ever read, so I think this Love Does set makes the perfect gift. These four items – calendar, journal, mug, and gift bag – are only $15 total during this sale!


If you are a creative person or have one on your gift list, this starter set for creative bible journaling would make an amazing present. Illustrated Faith has been very popular on DaySpring, so these sets will go fast at just $60 (normally $89.98)!


We LOVE the Letterpress block set we have in our home and there are several sets on sale during Black Friday. This “Jesus” set retails for $48, but it’s only $15 right now! $15!

Amazing deals, right?! You don’t have to wait for Black Friday to score some great sale items – shop DaySpring now! You’ll also want to stay tuned because more sale items will be coming your way in just a few days! I’ll be sharing them all so you don’t miss a thing!

Happy shopping! Let me know if you have any questions about the sale or items – we own so many DaySpring items that I’m starting to be an expert!

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At The Cross (and a $5 Flash Sale)

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I need you to know I am not a chalkboard artist. I love to write and I was a teacher, but writing on chalkboards was never my favorite. If someone wants to find a few extra hours a week for me and come over to give me chalkboard art lessons, I would be a willing student because I LOVE the look of chalkboards of all kinds.

You also need to know that I have a hard time letting things go. I’m not talking about forgiving people or holding grudges. I struggle with giving my worries and fears and disappointments to God and leaving them in His hands. I need to take this advice that I give to my kids about handling disappointment, but I’m still a work-in-progress myself.

When this chalkboard cross from Dayspring arrived at my doorstep, I thought about all the cute designs I could put on it if I was a better chalk artist, but God put just one simple reminder in my head:

“at the cross, at the cross, I surrender my life”

Cross Close

I knew right away what He was telling me. I need to surrender those hurt, negative feelings and LEAVE them there at the cross. My sin nature leads me to try to pick them up and carry them on my own, but He wants them LEFT AT THE CROSS.

Cross Tall

It’s just a chalkboard cross, but in the hands of God it became so much more. The art isn’t beautiful, but to me, it is a powerful visual reminder of His promise to carry my burdens.

Cross Wide

The cross means different things to different people and that is the beauty of this blank chalkboard cross – you can use it as you need and as God leads to speak life, freedom, hope into your home!

I would love for each of you to have one, so I partnered with Dayspring to give you an amazing discount! From now until Monday, August 8, use the code ERIN5 to get your own small chalkboard cross for only $5!

Want to get free shipping on your order? Grab several of these $5 small chalkboard crosses to use as gifts and add some faith-inspired school supplies to put your order over $50 and shipping will be free! There is also an awesome $5 flash sale featuring 28 more items going on right now, so stock up on these great deals while you’re getting your $5 cross!

Don’t miss out on this exclusive flash sale – the $5 chalkboard cross with code ERIN5 expires Monday, August 8th!

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Mother’s Day Gifts at Sweet Prices!

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It’s time to celebrate moms and DaySpring has a sweet deal to celebrate the special ladies in your life! Now through May 3rd, use the code MOTHER35 to get 35% off one gift for mom!

These are a few of my favorite Mother’s Day gifts for my mom (or for me!)…

Lisa Leonard - Gold Bar Mama Necklace

This gold Mama bar necklace from Lisa Leonard is just gorgeous. Regularly $52, get it for Mom during this sale for just $33.80 AND free shipping! Anything from Lisa Leonard is a win!


If Mom loves to journal with her morning coffee, this Beautiful Beyond Words gift set would be the perfect gift! Get the journal, mug, and plaque for just $21.43 during this sale!


Tell Mom how much appreciate the light she brings to your life and home with this Shine Letterpress Block Set! These letterpress blocks are one of my favorite things ever in my home and you can’t beat this deal – just $29.25 for this set with the code MOTHER35 + free shipping!

And, the best deal of all, is this fabulous Daily Grace Cake Pedestal, which is on sale for just $12 now through May 4th! Yes, you CAN use the MOTHER35 code on top of this sale, bringing the total to only $7.80!

Remember: DaySpring also offers free shipping on all non-clearance orders of $25 or more! Treat several special women in your life to these lovely gifts this Mother’s Day!


Which Mother’s Day gifts would you pick from DaySpring for the special woman in your life – or for yourself?!


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DaySpring Clearance – Extra 40% Off!

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Wow! I haven’t posted about a DaySpring sale in a while, but this one is just WAY TOO GOOD. You seriously can’t miss it.

Through Sunday, April 19th, all DaySpring clearance items are an extra 40% off with the code 40CLEAR at checkout! EXTRA 40% OFF!!!

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Let’s look at a few of my favorites that I hope don’t sell out before you have a chance to buy:

Redeemed - Inspirational Wooden Letters - Set of 8

These Redeemed Wooden Letters are the perfect mantel or ledge decor! The set is just $11.99 during this sale!

I Am His - Makeup Bag

I’ve had this I Am His makeup bag for years now and it is still the best. I get compliments on it at the gym and holds SO much! With this sale, it is only $7.79!

Chevron Block Printed Clutch - Plum

The Chevron Block Printed Clutch is part of DaySpring’s gorgeous JOYN collection, handcrafted in India and helping to empower men and women of Northern India with the assets, skills, and knowledge to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Get yours for only $7.19 right now with the code 40CLEAR!

Jen Hatmaker - 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess

You can even get Jen Hatmaker’s book, 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess, for just $4.49 during this sale! Grab a bunch to read with some girlfriends – it is definitely thought-provoking!

There are SO many great items in this clearance sale! Check it out quickly before your favorites sell out! Remember to use the code 40CLEAR at checkout!


DaySpring is having a fun friendship sale! They have handpicked 20 of the top gifts for friends and they are now buy one get one FREE! You’ll find a selection of jewelry, home décor, mugs, journals and more. This sale will last through 4/19.

About shipping…

The free shipping threshold is now only $25! For any $25 non-clearance purchase, free shipping will automatically apply to any US order! Ground Shipping is now a straight $4.95 for US Ground Shipping.

I think that’s all! You are now free to go shop your heart out with these fabulous DaySpring sales and PLEASE come back to tell me what you bought! It’ll be like we’re shopping together!

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The Best of Black Friday 2014!

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I’m not going to waste any time because I know you have family time and football watching and shopping to get to, but I just had to highlight a few of my favorite Black Friday sales quick so you don’t miss them! Without further adieu…


fashionABLE is offering 20% off + free shipping this weekend only, while supplies last – no code necessary! Get an extra 10% off when you click here to shop! Beautiful scarves, jewelry, and leather products are the perfect gift ideas AND your purchases make it possible for the women who make them to better their lives!

IMAGE: Black Friday- Winter Knit Scarves- $7.95 & FREE SHIPPING w/ Code BLACK

Cents of Style has knit scarves for just $7.95 + free shipping this Black Friday with the code BLACK at checkout today only! Over 100 styles and color combos are available at this one-day price! These are regularly $29.95, so grab them for less than $8 while you can!

DaySpring continues their AWESOME sales with an extra 30% off everything in the store with the code 30FRIDAY14 through December 1st! This code CAN be used on clearance items, but cannot be used on the early Black Friday deals which are already amazing! More items were just added to those special deals {up to 70% off} on Wednesday, so check it all out for lovely gifts at super low prices!

WITB Black Friday

What’s in the Bible? is offering their Black Friday sale all weekend! Take an additional 30% off the already discounted prices on What’s in the Bible? DVDs with the code SAVE30 at checkout! Go ahead and get the whole series while they’re on this big of a sale – they make great stocking stuffers!

Truth in the Tinsel cover_b1-300x253Just in time for Advent, our favorite activity ebook has its own Black Friday sale! Truth in the Tinsel can be yours at 20% off when you use the code THEBOYS through December 5th AND the printable ornaments are just $2.99 today only – no code necessary! 

A few more…

  • The entire She Does Justice Boutique is 25-40% off today! No code necessary!
  • Naptime Diaries is offering 35% off all prints, canvases, and bundles + a bonus 8×10 print with all orders when you use the code BLACKFRIDAY14!
  • All the beautiful prints in the Grace Laced Shoppe are 25% off with the code BLACKFRIDAY25!
  • Revelation Wellness apparel is 25% off all weekend with the code “Holiday Shopping” at checkout! For every $25 spent, you will receive a free Love > Fear bracelet! For every $100 spent, you can pick a free clearance tank!

If I discover any more great sales today, I will add them here and let you know on social media! Enjoy your shopping!

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One-Day Sales You Don’t Want to Miss!

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Oh boy! Today must be the day for one-day sales! I have a bunch to share with you and I think you will love them all!

Let’s start with something for the kids…

What’s in the Bible? is an amazing series from Phil Vischer, the creator of Veggie Tales, that walks your family through the Bible from beginning to end with the help of some puppets and great humor! I’ve written plenty about our love for What’s in the Bible?, but if you haven’t experienced it for yourself, I think you will find it to be both entertaining and extremely educational! I have learned as much watching these DVDs as my kids have!

WITB One Day Sale 11:19

The What’s in the Bible? DVDs are already on sale for $9.97 each, but today you can get an extra 15% off with the code SHARE15, making them less than $8.50 each! Remember, this extra 15% off is only good today {Wednesday, November 19th}!

And now for more awesomeness from DaySpring…

In addition to the Early Black Friday sales I posted on Monday which are still available, DaySpring has several Christmas items that are just $5 today only! FIVE DOLLARS!

Redeemed Christmas - Countdown to Christmas - Wooden Advent Chalkboard

Here’s what is included in this $5 sale…

I LOVE the Redeemed Christmas line! We own the countdown chalkboard and I think I may need to add more of these to my collection with this sale! DaySpring is also offering buy one, get one free on all mugs today only! This also includes tea cups, water bottles, and tumblers! Just add two of these items to your cart and the deal will automatically be applied! It seems like today is the day to order from DaySpring!!!

To make the deals even sweeter, use the code THANKYOU15 to get an extra 15% off! And all orders over $50 get free shipping! I put in an order with free shipping Monday and received it Tuesday – can you believe that?!

And last, but not least, something to keep you cute and warm this winter…

Cents of Style has knit colorblock infinity scarves for just $9.95 today only and with every order, you also get free bangle bracelets and free shipping! The scarves come in seven different color combos and are super cozy!

No coupon code is necessary for this deal, but it is first-come first-serve and these items will not be restocked! Grab your scarf and bracelet at this crazy low price before they are gone!

Whew! How is that for a big day of one-day sales?! You could get a whole bunch of Christmas shopping done with all these fabulous deals! Enjoy and let me know if you have any questions!

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DaySpring’s Early Black Friday Sale Starts Today!

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Thanksgiving is pretty late in the month this year, and if you’re anything like me, you’re feeling like you better start your Christmas shopping BEFORE Black Friday or you just might not get it all done! Well, DaySpring is here to help with an EARLY Black Friday Sale everyone will love!

Eight wonderful items are marked down up to 75% off starting today so you can buy beautiful gifts for the ones you love before the rush of holiday shopping happens after Turkey Day!

Want a little peek at what’s on sale?! Here you go…

Give Thanks - Wooden Caddy

Give Thanks Wooden Caddy Reg. Price: $22.99 Markdown Price: $9.99– 57% off!

Inspirational Glass Dome

Inspirational Glass Dome Reg. Price: $34.99 Markdown Price: $13.99 — 60% off!

Blessings of God - Dough Bowl

Blessings of God Dough Bowl Reg. Price: $64.99 Markdown Price: $24.99 — 62% off!

Light of the World - Messianic Hanukkah Menorah

Light of the World Messianic Menorah Reg. Price: $29.99 Markdown Price: $9.99 — 67% off!

Bless This Home - Wall Art

Bless this Home – Wall Art Reg. Price: $44.99 Markdown Price: $17.99 — 60% off!

Redeemed - Redeemed & Blessed - Ceramic Cookie Jar

Redeemed Cookie Jar Reg. Price: $59.99 Markdown Price: $14.99– 75% off!

Abide in Him - Metal Wall Decor

Abide In Him – Wall Decor Reg. Price: $39.99 Markdown Price: $15.99– 60% off!

Peanuts Christmas - Story of Christmas - Felt Advent Calendar

Peanuts Felt Advent Calendar Reg. Price: $39.99 Markdown Price: $11.99 — 70% off!

I’ve had my eye on that wooden caddy for a while now, so I’m snatching that up while it’s less than $10! And that cookie jar! Wouldn’t that be a fun present for the grandma or aunt or neighbor who always has cookies when you come to visit?!

And as a special bonus, use the code FREE30 at checkout to get free shipping on orders of $30 or more!

Which of these items would be on your Christmas list?


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Memorial Day Weekend Sales!

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I’ve got two FABULOUS Memorial Day weekend sales to share from two of my favorite companies!

First, one of the most popular Cents of Style Fashion Friday sales is back! It’s the custom state necklace and you can get your very own for just $11.95 today only!

State Necklace

To get your very own, close-to-your-heart state necklace for just $11.95 plus free shipping, use the code HOME at checkout!

State Necklace Envelope

The necklace is a metal alloy in brushed silver. It has an 18″ chain with a 3″ extender. The pendant is the outline of each state and has a contrasting brushed gold heart charm, as well. Each necklace comes in its own custom designed Cents of Style envelope with string and button closure. It’s a great gift for your graduate!

Don’t forget: this deal is for today, Friday, May 23rd only with the code HOME at checkout!

And the second great sale…

My very favorite place to shop online for gifts, journals, home decor, cards, and more is DaySpring! This weekend only, EVERYTHING at DaySpring is 20% off with the code MEMORIAL20 at checkout! The 20% off sale does not apply to clearance items and the Lyrics for Life collection.

In addition to the 20% off sitewide, over 50 popular items are an extra 30% to 60% off! Many of these sale items are from the Redeemed Collection which I adore!

Redeemed - Created for Beauty - Medium Purse

This sweet Redeemed purse is normally $39.99, but this weekend it is on sale for $19.99, AND with an extra 20% off, it’s less than $16!

And if you’re looking for a little home decor…

God's Goodness - Wood Pedestal

I’ve been eyeing this gorgeous wooden pedestal for a while, and now it’s on sale from $49.99 down to $34.99! With the MEMORIAL20 code, it’s less than $28!

There are LOTS more beautiful items to check out in the special sale section so make sure you check it out for yourself before the sale closes at the end of the long weekend and use the code MEMORIAL20 to get your extra 20% off!

One last thing to make sure you get the best deal possible at DaySpring: all orders over $50 receive free shipping!

Don’t you just love these Memorial Day weekend sales?! Me too!

Have fun shopping and enjoy your family this weekend!


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DaySpring January Specials + #inRL!

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Can I take a minute to tell you WHY I share about DaySpring every month?

Not only does DaySpring offer beautiful products, card, home decor, and so on, but everything they do points to Jesus. I’ve spent time with several people on their staff and they are just the most loving, delightful human beings you will ever have the fortune to meet or work with.

And their customer service is incredible. I’ve almost never had a problem with my orders, but the very few times I did, DaySpring took care of the problem swiftly and with no hassle.

I love supporting a company that actually lives out what their products represent – Jesus.

With that said, here are the awesome Dayspring January specials…

All remaining Christmas items are 50-70% off for the annual After Christmas Sale!

This is the perfect time to stock up and save on meaningful cards, ornaments, decor and many more items! These prices will be good through the end of January!

Thank You Cards on Sale

This month only, all thank you cards are 30% off!

The sale includes boxed cards, thank you notes, premium cards, and more. All DaySpring cards feature beautiful designs and inspiring words of encouragement. These will be the only cards you want to buy from now on!

Journals + Notebooks are 30% off!

Through January, all inspirational journals & notebooks are marked 30% off. I’ve told you before, but I’ll say it again: DaySpring journals are my favorite. I would buy a new one for every month of the year if I had need for them. And right now I’m trying to think of reasons I might need more than the two lovely ones I have now! Buy these for  yourself, for friends, for gifts – they are such a blessing!

Calendars on Sale

All calendars are at least 50% off! You can save now on the whole selection of christian wall calendars, inspirational pocket organizers, and weekly appointment planners in a variety of designs, themes & prices.

January Specials

For a Special Couple - 365 Day Perpetual Calendar
Special Couple 365 Perpetual Calendar –  Sale Price $4.99 {Reg $10.99}


Mr. and Mrs. Gift Set – Sale Price $19.99 {Reg $37.95}

I Love You Head to Toe - Recordable Storybook

I Love You Head to Toe Recordable Storybook – Sale Price $9.99 {Reg $29.95}

And that’s not all the goodness coming from DaySpring right now…

Their beautiful site for women, {in}courage, has opened up registration for inRL – their FREE {in} real life conference that comes to you!


inRL is an amazing time of community right in your own area – no airfare or hotel needed. There’s not even a registration fee! And you will connect with women you could actually see again the next week! I was blessed to participate in 2012 and found such beautiful connections with women in my own city!

inRL takes place April 25-26 this year, with a powerful webcast you can watch from home Friday and inRL meetups all over the world Saturday! I can’t encourage you enough to sign up and find an event in your community. And if there isn’t one, why don’t YOU host?! Register here and you will also get free access to the all of the videos from 2012 and 2013 up through April 24th!

Have you ever been a part of inRL? What was your favorite thing about it?

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