Chelsea

You may have noticed that I’ve been missing from the Raising Homemakers blog for a while. To tell you the truth, I’ve been struggling a lot with writing here. The thoughts that keep going through my mind revolve around “I don’t have anything to say. Why would anyone care what I’m doing or what I […]

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It’s been a year since our decluttering “journey” started. We’ve gotten rid of no less than half of the possessions in our house, probably closer to 3/4. As I look back, I evaluate what we have learned and ask myself some questions. Was it worth it? A most emphatic yes! I wonder why I didn’t […]

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  As a child, I would dream how my life would be as a wife and mother. I would have a lovely home filled with beautiful, handmade items. My children would all be dressed in clothes I made for them, clean and well behaved. My house would always run smoothly, be clean and I would […]

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Independence Day. A perfect time to pull out the red, white and blue to decorate! And here is a perfect project to have ready for your 4th of July BBQ.   Here is what you will need… Bandanas in red, white and blue (I used 12, 4 of each color) Thread Sewing machine Serger (optional) […]

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Menu planning. I love it and I hate it. I hate sitting down and figuring meals out, but when it comes down to it I do like knowing what we are having for dinner and it really is the make or break piece of our budget. So here is a quick rundown of the process […]

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Jon’s Perfect Porkchops

by Chelsea on June 3, 2016 in Food

My husband loves to experiment in the kitchen. One meal he has tried to perfect is porkchops. Porkchops can be tricky to cook and have them come out tender and moist. Here is his recipe for cooking a perfect porkchop. 2 Tbs. butter Lawrys season salt Dried minced garlic (from Penzys) 4 Porkchops Melt butter […]

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There are so many reasons to be a stay-at-home-mom. We could talk about not getting to miss any of your childrens “moments”, training them up in the ways of the Lord, on and on we could list all the benefits of staying home. One area, though, can be looked at as both a benefit or […]

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Spring. Birds chirping, grass turning green, flowers emerging from the ground and birthday season in the Allen family. It all starts with my father-in-laws birthday and then there is an endless slew of aunts, uncles, siblings, cousins and a couple friends thrown in for good measure turning another year older including two of my own […]

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