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FREE eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking!

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Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? Does the dinner hour have you harried? If so, you cannot miss a FREE 4-part mini eCourse that is available […]

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A Heart for Hospitality eCourse!

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Ladies, do I have a treat for you today, a Hospitality eCourse! Jami of The Young Wife’s Guide has a heart for homemaking and homemakers.  She is a young wife with twin boys, and pregnant with twin boys (yes, you read that right!)  She has been working diligently on an eCourse on Hospitality, and let […]

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Electric Kettle Review

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Our family enjoys tea and hot cocoa, with a few cups of coffee sprinkled in here and there.  We’ve gone through at least 5 kettles in the past 12 years.  We just literally wear them out from daily use!  The handle broke on the last one, and when my mom and I were talking one […]

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Know the Why

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They say if you’re going to blog you should identify your niche.  Easy enough, in general I write about Christian homemaking.  They also say “You need to know the ‘why’ or your reasons for writing.”  Last week Arabah Joy wrote this post: 5 {Surprising} Tips For Being a Successful Christian Blogger.  It’s post where she shares how […]

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Who’s Bored At Home?

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Last week I posted on the possibility of becoming bored at home.  All the comments I received were in agreement that moms are not bored at home.   Some are busy, head-spinningly busy, some are overwhelmed, some are discouraged and some see their calling as drudgery.  But none who responded said, “Yes, I sometimes get bored at […]

Why Modern Homemakers Feel Bored

Have you ever felt bored at home, even when surrounded by several children who need you, a sink full of dishes and a yard that needs a trim?   Join me today at Raising Homemakers for a post on Why Modern Homemakers Feel Bored…

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A Friday Challenge!

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Sometimes as homemakers all we need is a bit of motivation to get a few things done, a little push in the right direction, if you will. So today, I’m offering that motivation!  Right after you finish reading this, think of one thing you’ve been avoiding and go tackle it!  Pick something you can do (and finish) […]

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Handicrafts of Yesterday’s Homemakers

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Years ago homemakers in training would be taught all sorts of handicrafts.  A girl would learn to sew, embroider, and knit all for the benefit of her future family.  A young lady at that time would create a sampler of her work, which showed her proficiency in needlework. This provided evidence of her stitching ability […]

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Scheduling Basics-Becoming Un-Overwhelmed Part 6

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It’s all about the basics of scheduling today as we finish the Becoming Un-Overwhelmed series.  (Part 1 begins HERE.) In this series, we’ve covered: Contrasting an overwhelmed homemaker and a peaceful homemaker Having the right mindset Balancing de-cluttering with your home responsibilities Samples of de-cluttering schedules Organization Maintenance Today we wrap it all up with […]

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Maintenance~Becoming Un-Overwhelmed Part 5

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Once the de-cluttering and cleaning is done, there will be maintenance.  Maintenance is the daily, weekly and monthly upkeep on your home to ensure it doesn’t get to an overwhelming state again. Everyday Maintenance Each day you will need to go through the mail, and everything else that comes into your home.  Do you need […]

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Spring Cleaning Printable Bundle

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Spring Cleaning Printable Bundle After I posted yesterday I went in search of anything I thought would be helpful to those in the process of de-cluttering and I stumbled across the Spring Cleaning Printable Bundle.  I only wish I’d known about it a week earlier… The 85% off sale ends today!   Included in the Spring […]

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Organize Your Home~Becoming Un-Overwhelmed Part 4

You’ve done the hard work, freeing your home of trash, useless items, things you don’t use anymore and anything else that isn’t a blessing to you or your family, now it’s time to organize what’s left. Before you do get into organizing though, take a day to clean up.  Get yourself caught up on the […]

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