Homemaking

My hope today is to encourage some of you homemakers who feel overwhelmed when it comes to the care of your home. I’m still a learner even after 30 years and I hope you will always consider yourselves learners. What I’m sharing with you are tasks and routines that have worked well for me over […]

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Rustic, practical, functional, natural, peaceful, relaxing–a farmhouse is a lovely setting during the Christmas season. No, I haven’t moved, but it is my dream to own a farmhouse one day. I long to live out in the tranquil country surrounded by God’s creation. One day I will, but for now our family resides in a […]

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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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As I sit down to write to you, my thoughts turn to the upcoming holiday season. With full plates, we as moms are often the “Christmas Managers” at our homes. Many tasks await us this month, and often this is the busiest time of year. But, oh, Jesus is the ultimate reason to celebrate. It’s […]

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If you did a happy dance when you flipped your calendar page this morning like I did and are looking forward to fall, then you are going to love what I have to share with you today!  I have a fun cookbook giveaway, and our shop is having a sale that you are not going […]

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Women are like engineers; if there’s one thing they love, it’s changing things! Actually, I like to think of myself as a “domestic engineer,” don’t you? I mean, doing this job of running a home well takes more than a little bit of thought and expertise. And decorating is no exception. Now, I know that […]

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I usually reserve my library books online and then drop by to pick them up. But recently I had a little bit of time on my hands and decided to browse the shelves. The recipe book section is one of my favorites, so I meandered over and began to scan the spines for something interesting. […]

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Hostess gifts are such a sweet way to show your appreciation for being invited into someone’s home.  I’ve been on both the receiving end and the giving end of hostess gifts and I wanted to share with you some of my favorites over the years. Gift Ideas: 1.  Herbal Teas – You can tuck some […]

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