An Inside Look Into the Masterpiece Mom Launch Party

Greetings, our faithful Masterpiece Mom-ers,

Here we are, just one week past our website and podcast launch party, and I (Anne-Renee) still don’t have everything put away. There are trays, chalkboards and canning jars waiting patiently in line for my attention in our laundry room which was storage central before the party and hasn’t quite recovered post-party. But isn’t that what summer is for? Putting off all those tasks that can wait for a rainy day in exchange for time with living breathing little people who just so happen to call us Mom?!

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Thank you, thank you, all of you who attended, who prayed for the event, who sent us notes and well-wishes from afar… We had SO MUCH fun! You not only made our celebratory evening a success, but made it a night to remember. {Shout out to our amazing clean-up crew who had us picked up, cleaned up, loaded up and out of there waaaay earlier than we expected. What a gift!}

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I know we’ve said it before, but we are so honored to be on this journey with you. We never dreamed that a ministry would be born out of two mom’s frequent and burdened conversations on the current state of motherhood. But God had other plans. Like the verse in Proverbs 16:9 that talks about a man planning his way but the Lord directing his steps, God reformatted “our” plans and placed within our hearts a new vision, one that pulled us out of our comfort zone and put us smack dab right into the middle of your lives. And for that, we are so, so grateful!

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Thank you for reading our posts! Listening to our podcast! Checking out The Masterpiece Mom on Pinterest and Instagram. For commenting and “liking” us on Facebook, and sharing us with your friends and family! It is with thankful and overflowing hearts we mark just over one month’s time here with you.

Our prayer is that Christ will shine through our imperfect efforts, revealing His heart for His people, and that you will continue to find hope and encouragement as God’s masterpiece in this space.

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May you see His fingerprints wherever you go this weekend.

Until next time…

Anne-Renee & Amanda


Anne-Renee Gumley

Anne-Renee is a full-time mom who works part-time at her family's party store. She has two children who keep her laughing, a husband who keeps her smiling, and an itch for writing that just won't go away.

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  1. Oh How I wish that I lived closer! I would have LOVED to have come. But alas, I do not.:( So, it is so nice to be able to see it thru pictures instead!
    Thank you so much for answering the call on your hearts to encourage us Mom!!!

  2. Once again, thank you for the encouragement, Kristina! Your comments fuel our desire to err boldly for Christ, bringing hope and encouragement to moms everywhere! Thank you, thank you!!!
    P.S. – So glad you enjoyed the launch pics, vicarious as it may be.

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