Blogging Party Welcome – it's nice to meet you!

Me and baby

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** There was so much buzz about the Ultimate Blog Party at 5 Minutes for Mom that I had to see what it was about. It looks like an awesome way to meet a lot of other bloggers, so I am joining in! If you are visiting […]

Homemade cleaners for the entire house

homemade non-toxic cleaners

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Homemade cleaners are a cinch to make an require only a few ingredients. I love making my own and knowing exactly what is in them. It’s also wonderful that the kids can clean without the fear of chemicals. Earlier this month I shared (at Keeper of […]

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Tea

herbal tea

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** By tea, I mean herbal tea. My favorite! (Hope that’s not too disappointing to my black tea and coffee drinking friends!) It’s so warm, soothing and comforting. And it smells good too! Peace and joy in a cup! (What can I say? I like my tea.) […]

Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review and Giveaway!

Coconut Oil

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** If you’ve read many of my recipe posts, you know that I am a big fan of real food. I love to make it and love to eat it! As I continue to learn about real food preparation, I find myself reaching for the coconut oil […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Lighten Up!

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Image by Horton Group With today’s topic, I have my finger pointed sharply at myself. I am way too serious for my own good! Not always, but being serious is my natural disposition   As I said before, I’ve worn the furrowed brow far too often. Let’s […]

Rich and Dark Chocolate Ganache with Cookies and Clementine

chocolate ganache

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Tonight I splurged and made this decadent treat. Actually, it was so rich, I couldn’t finish my serving. Which is saying something, let me tell you! The ganache is super quick and easy to make, only requiring a few ingredients. I purchased the cookies because I […]

Taming the Paper Clutter Monster!

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***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Tsh from Simple Mom (who also happens to be the author of my new favorite book: Organized Simplicity) is encouraging us to get rid of clutter with her five week series: Project Simplify. This week’s hotspot: Paper Clutter! Definitely a problem area for me. I got […]

Bigger Picture Moment: Simply Sharing Together

SIMPLE MOMENTS

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Yesterday the house was a mess. All I could rustle up for dinner was a batch of scrambled eggs because I was busy printing and cutting Bible verses for our Ladies devotional. As I sat at the computer, I clicked over to Ann’s video. I knew […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Don't Rely on Yourself

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***In other words:  we need God. The fact that motherhood does not come with a detailed handbook, is a truth we know well. Many of us spend a lot of time floundering around trying to figure out how to do this thing. Of course, if we should […]

The Mega List of Time Management Resources

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***I said I would share a bunch of time management resources with you… I have struggled with time management over the years and have read a lot on the topic. Here are some useful books,  articles and Bible verses I have come across in the never ending […]