Encouragement for Moms · Homemaking

The Eight Biggest Time Wasters and Distractions for Homemakers – Guest Post

Today, Stephanie from Training Keepers of the Home is sharing a guest post with us. Thank you, Stephanie! Everybody has the same amount of time per day. 24 hours. Seven days in a week. 365 days a year. There is one thing that you cannot change and that is the amount of time we have… Continue reading The Eight Biggest Time Wasters and Distractions for Homemakers – Guest Post

home decor · Homemaking

Teen Room Decorating and Storage Ideas

*Hello friends!  My daughter recently posted about how she and her sister have decorated their rooms on her own blog, and I wanted to share their ideas here as well.  They are so creative, and have made their rooms into lovely and peaceful spaces.  I hope you enjoy!* Hey guys! With a recent move, my… Continue reading Teen Room Decorating and Storage Ideas

Encouragement for Moms · Homemaking

“Sit Down a Little More” Repost

Hello, ladies. I was so encouraged by Above Rubies on Facebook today, and I just knew I wanted to repost here. These are Nancy Campbell’s words, and not my own. Be encouraged today! “Are you nestled in your home? God wants you to nest, rest, and invest in your home. He made the home for… Continue reading “Sit Down a Little More” Repost

Homemaking · Mary & Martha

God-Honoring Home Décor 50% Off Flash Sale

Good morning, ladies.  Mary & Martha just announced a wonderful flash sale through Monday, Oct. 16th.  I'm very excited to say that the pictured items are half-off for a limited time. I’ve recently become an Independent Consultant with Mary & Martha, which is a company dedicated to inspirational living.   Consultants receive a 25% discount on… Continue reading God-Honoring Home Décor 50% Off Flash Sale

Encouragement for Moms · Homemaking

A Homemaker’s Thought Life

Throughout the day, my mind is always at work.  I'm constantly thinking about something.  The Lord has blessed homemakers with a busy life, full of ample opportunities to bless others with our service. My day always begins with my thoughts.  How my day goes largely is dependent on this.  If I keep my mind on… Continue reading A Homemaker’s Thought Life

Family Life · Homemaking

Ideas that Maximize Sleep Space in Your Home

When we moved into our new home a few weeks ago, I was skeptical as to how our sleeping arrangements were going to work out. You see, we are a family of ten, and squeezing into a home with two small secondary bedrooms wasn't exactly ideal in my opinion. We had been doing just fine… Continue reading Ideas that Maximize Sleep Space in Your Home

Family Life · Homemaking

Reasons to Downsize into a Smaller Home

We have recently downsized. And let me tell ya, it has been really hard for me to do. I had no idea just how attached I was to stuff. And space. Without even realizing it, I had attached myself to items that don't even matter. Downsizing is sanctifying. It really is. Every time I ignore… Continue reading Reasons to Downsize into a Smaller Home

Family Life · Homemaking

How We Paid Off Over $30,000 of Debt in Less than Six Months

If you would have told me six months ago that we would be $30,000 less in debt today, I would have laughed. We were seriously tapped out.  Unless I put in time at my etsy store, I thought that we had absolutely no money to squeeze out of our budget each month.  Well, if you… Continue reading How We Paid Off Over $30,000 of Debt in Less than Six Months

Encouragement for Moms · Homemaking

From Cornerstone to Homemaker

As a Christian mom, I often look to the Scriptures when trying to follow God's will for my life.  There is so much that I need help with!  Maybe you can relate.  From discipleship, to mothering, to being a wife, to homemaking, and to earning a paycheck while staying inside of the home.  There is always so… Continue reading From Cornerstone to Homemaker

Encouragement for Moms · Homemaking

Homemaking is the Ultimate Career

While I was growing up, I had many different career aspirations. Marine Biologist.  Architect.  Attorney. I remember when I was in elementary school, my teacher decided to sit down with my parents and give them an educational catalog to look through.  She told them I was a really promising student, and would make a great… Continue reading Homemaking is the Ultimate Career

Family Life · Homemaking

Becoming Debt Free! (Our New Year Resolution)

It's been quiet on the blog for a short while.  Through a series of events which are nothing less than "God things," my husband and I have decided to put all of our effort towards getting out of debt. Over the fall, I was searching for ways to become more of a blessing to my family. … Continue reading Becoming Debt Free! (Our New Year Resolution)

Homemaking

Two Week Large Family Grocery Haul with Meal Plan

Food has always been a struggle for me.  I feel like I am domestically challenged when it comes to cooking, and take-out food has been something I have fallen back on for quite awhile.  For our family of ten, this can become quite expensive!  I've decided to bite the bullet and try to put together a… Continue reading Two Week Large Family Grocery Haul with Meal Plan

Holidays · Homemaking · Printables

FREE Family Tradition Notebook Printable Pack

Since we've been discussing traditions this month, I thought it might be fun to put together a Family Tradition Printable Pack for y'all. This pack is absolutely free.  A page for each month is included, but of course feel free to print out as many pages as you would like.  This is a place for… Continue reading FREE Family Tradition Notebook Printable Pack

Family Life · Holidays · Homemaking

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 3- What to Look for in Traditions

When we decide to implement traditions in our homes, what should we look for?  Last week, we discussed that considering God and His Word before deciding on which traditions to pursue was the single most important factor to consider. Besides this, what else is there?  Well, there are a number of things that we should look… Continue reading Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 3- What to Look for in Traditions

Family Life · Holidays · Homemaking

Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 2 – Giving Your Traditions to God

Read Part 1 in this series here. Family traditions are a beautiful way to instill memories, and even values into our children.  I'm so excited to begin digging deeper into this topic as the holiday season is growing near.  I can imagine now all of the fun we will have with our families! But first,… Continue reading Creating Meaningful Family Traditions in Your Home Part 2 – Giving Your Traditions to God