Organizing

Hello Friends! Wow! I don’t know about you but this year seemed to completely fly by for our family! We made lots of great friends and special memories—but there’s a big part of me that is saying, slow down! So, New Year Resolution Number One is: stay home more! Do you make New Year Resolutions? Some years […]

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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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Pressed for Time?

by Mandy on October 25, 2016 in Homemaking, Organizing

Who wouldn’t love to add more hours to the day? Twenty-four hours is just not enough time to get everything done. Unfortunately, I don’t have a mathematical equation or a scientific formula to solve this age old problem. There are only 24 hours in a day and there is no way to change that. However, […]

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  Today we wanted to share a little gem of a book that we have run across on homemaking that we know you will enjoy–it is Mrs. Dunwoody’s Excellent Instructions for Homekeeping. It is old-fashioned and has these cute pictures on the inside that will make you want to keep reading. And Mrs. Dunwoody is […]

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Hello Ladies! I am just thrilled to tell you that registration opened yesterday for my favorite event of the year! It’s the 2016 Homemaking Ministries Online Conference, and this year looks like it will be the best one yet. The theme for this year is Finding Balance in Your Home, and all 20 conference sessions […]

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Do you collect jars? I know that sounds silly, but I collect glass jars. If you think hard enough, you’ll find mutiple uses for something so I try not to throw things away. I use glass jars for drinking glasses, kitchen storage, office organization, craft organizing, gifts in a jar, you name it–they are versatile […]

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  Are you looking for help in teaching your daughters home skills? I remember finding books for my girls to work through and it helped them to understand what kinds of things needed to be done around the house. Sometimes it would even be things that I would not have thought to tell them about […]

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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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