My Boy

Boys will be boys

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Here is a picture of my son doing a balancing act on his sister’s bed. (I’m sharing this as part of the MOB Society’s Boys in Motion Link-Up) It seems my son is always trying to balance in some crazy fashion. As a toddler her was […]

Decluttering 100 things!

Workout DVDs

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** This month Emily, from Live Renewed, challenged us to declutter 100 things! As someone who hopes to have a clutter free home (one day soon), I was up for the challenge. So far I’m at 62 things. But there are still a few days left in […]

How to Make a Frugal Foot Scrub

Frugal homemade foot scrub

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I’m having a lot of fun sharing these homemade body care recipes with you! I hope you have been encouraged to try making some of your own. Today’ I’ll be showing you how to make your own frugal foot scrub. It’s quick and easy and only […]

Simple Citrus Bath Salts Recipe

Citrus Bath Salts

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***I love to give (and receive) handmade gifts. To me, they say, “I love you. I thought of you. You are worth my time.” I hope you’ve enjoyed the body care recipes I’ve shared so far. I’ve had fun making them! Today’s handmade recipe is: Citrus Bath […]

Hard Lotion Bars and Hair Butter!

Hair butter

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Today I’m going to share two very easy products you CAN make at home. All that is involved is mixing, melting, and pouring. Just about anyone can do that, right? Over Christmas I made some wonderful hard lotion bars (pictured above).  Many of my friends and […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Mother to Mother Encouragement

mothers relaxing

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***Image by Sanja Gjenero Mothers need other mothers. We know and appreciate each other without saying a word. We all feel and experience so much of the same thing, day in and day out; the embarrassment of our 2 year old having a tantrum in public, the […]

Lemon Lime Sugar Scrub

Lemon Lime Sugar Scrub

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** This is my favorite sugar scrub to make. It easily rivals anything I have ever purchased! Excellent as a body scrub, it is also lovely to use on your hands when you need a quick pick-me-up. Citrusy and fresh, this scrub will leave your skin feeling […]

Homemade Mother’s Day gifts…all week long!

Mother's day gifts

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** Mother’s Day is one of those times when a homemade gift is perfectly in order. Over the weekend I made lots of different scrubs, salts and salves, this week I’ll be sharing them with you. They are all simple to prepare and mostly frugal. Today I’m […]

Where I've Been

Tea and chocolate

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!*** I’m sitting at my computer drinking tea, and eating chocolate eggs. I’m trying to catch up on email and thought it might be a good time to pop in here and say hello again. This is how I have felt for the past month: Exhausted.     Overwhelmed.      […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Harnessing the Power of Prayer

***Need homemaking help? Here’s the best resource I’ve seen!***James 5:16b-18 says, “The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months. Then he […]