Meet The RH Contributors
June Fuentes is the happy wife to her church planting husband, Steve, and blessed homeschooling mother to eight beautiful children that they are raising for the Lord. She has a heart to see mothers all around the world grasp the vision of biblical motherhood and to see this noble role restored in the 21st century to the glory of God. June strongly believes that weak homes equate a weak nation and therefore blogs at A Wise Woman Builds Her Home to minister to Christian women on how to build up strong Christian homes. She is also the author of the popular eBooks True Christian Motherhood and How to build a Strong Christian Home, owner of Wise Woman Consulting (teaching bloggers how to earn money), and a Lilla Rose consultant.
Married to Rob for 32 years and mother to Breezy and Emily Rose. A sinner saved by Grace, loves making her home a warm and inviting place to live and create in. Maker, gluten-free baker, and manager of several home businesses – Noble Rose Press, Clementine Pattern Co., and The Breezy Tulip Studio. You can find her at her brand new blog MamaShire.com.
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Emily Rose is a lover of truth, people, beauty, hospitality, and laughter. She works from her home studio drawing patterns, designing websites, and being the visual editor for her illustrator sister. Among other things, you’ll find her hands mixing batter, stitching hexagons, and labeling packages for shipment. She blogs at Simply Vintagegirl and you can also find her on Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.
Kelly is the blessed wife to Aaron and mom to eight children. She and her husband enjoy a bustling life, home-educating and operating several family businesses. Between diapers, searching for bull frogs in the house (a science experiment gone bad) and homemaking for the glory of God, she shares her thoughts at Generation Cedar.
Carmen is the love of her teacher/pastor husband, and mother of 7 semi-picky eaters ages 13 to 2. Aside from homeschooling her children she likes to cook yummy and inexpensive meals in her family’s pre-Civil War farmhouse kitchen. This is a far cry from their first week of marriage when her lack of cooking skills led to her husband’s stir fry every night. Thus began her journey on the road to being a keeper of the home. She is determined for her children to know the skills of home keeping and through her blog (Old House Kitchen) intends to help people enjoy their kitchens one recipe at a time. Along with homeschooling and cooking, Carmen enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and crafting. Carmen can be found at www.oldhousekitchen.blogspot.com and Facebook (Old House Kitchen).
Living her dream of being a wife and homemaker. Jen happily resides in sweet home Alabama. She firmly believes that the home is a beautiful canvas for biblical hospitality, servant hood and discipleship. All aspects of homemaking are on her list of interests including gourmet cooking, baking, calligraphy, sewing and embroidery. She is also inspired by photography, music, theology and biblical womanhood.
Jen blogs at Blessed Femina, which she founded in the fall of 2008 to encourage other women in Biblical femininity. It is her greatest desire to live a life depicted in I Corinthians 10:31: “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”
Jill Novak and her husband Robert have been married 33 years and are the parents of five precious children. Together their family founded Remembrance Press, publishers of The Pebbly Brook Farm Stories, Becoming God’s Naturalist, The Gift of Family Writing, and The Girlhood Home Companion Magazine. The Novaks have been caring for Jill’s elderly father who has Parkinson’s since the fall of 2009, and thus a new chapter of life is being written. Visit www.remembrancepress.com and Jill’s personal blog at www.jillnovak.com.
Marci is a lover of the Lord Jesus Christ, helpmeet to her sweetheart Doug for over 26 years, mother, mother-in-law, caregiver and grandmother. She is here by God’s grace and overwhelmed by His kindness in redeeming her as His daughter. Loving her husband, children and granddaughter, reading, home keeping, cooking, feeding lots of people and making lists are some of her favorite pastimes. You can find her at Thankful Homemaker where she shares about her walk with the Lord, her passion for biblical womanhood and living all of life for the glory of God.
Kathy Brodock, Wife of Jeff Brodock for over 25 years and homeschooling mother of 7 children, including 3 adopted children. As a conference speaker and author who focuses on the importance of home being the primary mission field for women she teaches about practical skills, living in community and hospitality. Kathy is the creator of instructional homemaking DVDs and free online tutorials and articles at TeachingGoodThings.com.
I’m Olivia, think of me as a mix of Adele, Jane Eyre and Julia Child, if that’s possible. I write SheConsiders.com, a website that strives to address issues that continually confront women. I’m an aspiring chef, peer counselor at a local crisis pregnancy center, teacher, writer, missionary and dreamer. I live on beautiful Straight Mountain in North Alabama, where I attempt to carry out the Great Commission with my family.
Marilyn Boyer, mother of fourteen children including eight daughters, is a mom on a mission. After having raised and homeschooled her children, she has preserved the parenting lessons of thirty-eight years in her many books and audio recordings. Along with her husband, Rick she created Character Concepts, a Bible-based curriculum for teaching the character of Christ to young people preschool-through-high school. Marilyn has shared her Scriptural, practical and gentle mothering methods in hundreds of talks to homeschooling and parenting conferences all across America and has dedicated the rest of her life to mentoring younger moms through the challenging years of parenthood.
Caroline Allen is blessed to be a wife to her beloved Sean, and mother to five children. She was home schooled all of her life by her precious godly mother, and now has started the whole adventure over again with her own children! Having been raised with a heart towards modesty, she started The Modest Mom, a clothing company that offers maternity and woman’s clothes. Caroline is also a consultant for Lilla Rose, where you will find practical yet beautiful hair products. She would love to visit with you at her Blog, The Modest Mom and chat with you on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest.
Naomi is a recent homeschool graduate who owns her own photography business. In her spare times she likes to bake, cook, sew, read, practice her photography skills, have fun and spend time with friends and family. She also likes to learn new things and grow her skills and am usually up for a challenge- whatever it may be. She wants to travel the world one day, but feels safe and happy at home right now. “He says, ‘Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.’” —Psalm 46:10
Jennifer is the cherished wife of a visionary man, and a home educating mother to almost a dozen children. Her deepest desire is to consistently love her husband and children, and to be a diligent and joyful keeper at home for the glory of God. Her favorite past-time is to encourage fellow housewives in their highest calling of wife and mother. She and her family produced Homemaking 101, a DVD for Christian wives in 2011, and are currently working on Homemaking 201. She wites at her home blog, The Focused Homemaker, to share the truth of God’s Word and shine His light in a dark world.
Emily is raising several future homemakers and one little man. She firmly believes that God’s desire for Christian women is for them to be keepers at home. Emily enjoys homemaking, homeschooling, arts & crafts, cross-stitching, reading, sewing, and playing piano, just to name a few. She is interested in healing the body through the food God has given us, along with other God-given means such as herbs and essential oils. You can find her blogging about all things homemaking at Blessed Homemaking. Emily also has a God-given gift for art and sometimes posts her creations at Art for the King.
Bailey is a sixteen-year-old homeschooler in love with anything literary or theological. The second oldest of nine children, she finds joy in romping with her younger siblings, scribbling in her ever-expanding notebook and trying her hand at the home arts. While her talents naturally tend toward academic junky, her deepest wish is to serve the Lord in the home. Catch up with all her thoughts at Big House in the Little Woods.
Sara Elizabeth and her husband, Andrew, make their home in the Ozarks with their children. She delights in writing about her family as they discover the joys of homeschooling, natural living, and strengthening their home through Biblical principles. An herbalist-in-training, she enjoys working with herbs, essential oils, and using nutrition to keep her family healthy. Learn more by visiting her blog, A Mama’s Story, to read how her family is “creating culture and breaking tradition.” You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Jessica is saved by grace, the blessed wife to Erik, and mother to 5 children under the age 6 (two precious girls and three wonderful sons.) She is also a new homeschooling mama. When she’s not chasing toddlers, sweeping up cheerios, and folding endless amounts of laundry, she can be found blogging at Ramblings of a Wife & Mommy, where she strives to find joy in the midst of the chaos going on around her. She hopes to use her blog to encourage other young mothers. She loves spending time with her family and friends, baking, reading, and coffee (lots and lots of coffee!).
Lisa Hallahan is a 20 year old servant of Christ called to Grace, currently living in the Rocky Mountains of Northern Montana with her beautiful family of 9. Lisa is a stay-at-home daughter and home-business entrepreneur wither her brothers. She runs a full time online ministry for girls and works for her older brother as a social media manager for their online business. Lisa loves cats, writing, hiking, coffee, dancing in her pjs, singing,baking, cooking listening to Irish music and film scores, canoeing, and anything to do with the outdoor life! Being a homemaker, and future wife and mother is what Lisa and her two other sisters practice doing while living and serving their family at home. Learn more about her and the ministry by visiting Young Keepers of the Home.
Kasey is a writer at heart and mom by profession…and only an awesome God could meld those two passions so they aren’t in direct competition with each other. A firefighter and seven children fill her life with a healthy dose of sweetness while He works the kinks out in her rather rumpled character. You can catch her writing at WalkingRedeemed.org. and on Facebook.
Arabah Joy is wife to Jackson, adoptive and biological mom to 4 little ones, and missionary to East Asia. Mostly though, she is a broken woman redeemed by grace. She writes to showcase the trustworthiness of Jesus amidst the barren places of life. You can find her writing at Arabah (http://arabahjoy.com) and her Ebook at Energy Explosion (http://energyexplosion.org).
Kimberly is a homeschool graduate, thanks to her mom’s cancer diagnosis. Now married to Mark, a true servant-leader, and abundantly blessed with ten children; Kimberly homeschools, washes mountains of laundry, mops acres of floors and rejoices in the opportunities that God brings to build relationships with those around her.
Back when they were overwhelmed with all young children, Mark and Kimberly knew that someday they wanted to offer support and encouragement to those who would follow after. Raising Olives is one outworking of that vision.
Their family’s primary goal is to glorify God and to raise children who will do the same so they attempt to self consciously examine each decision that they make in the light of God’s word. Many of their decisions may seem strange to the world and they’re good with that.
Mary is a farm girl and homeschooling mom to 2 sons. She has been married to her sweetheart for 14 years. She is passionate about her faith and family and strives to find balance in home life, farm life, homeschooling, and healthy living. She blogs at The Encouraging Home where she tries to encourage others to stay focused on the Lord and the things that truly matter, even through the stress, chaos, and trials of life. She also has helps to educate people on the health benefits of essential oils through her Young Living Essential Oils business, as well as help other moms establish a home business. Mary hopes that you will find a place of renewal and refreshment when you visit her blog. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Happily married to Jamie and mother to nine sweet blessings, Sarah stays busy homemaking and homeschooling. Her passion is creating a comfortable and peaceful home for her husband and children. Thankful for God’s saving grace, Sarah hopes to leave a legacy that reflects His faithfulness. She blogs at Hope In Every Season. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Anna is the devoted wife and helpmate to her beloved husband Dr. Robert Taylor. Having always loved the Proverbs 31 woman, she felt her calling to be a stay-at-home mother to their four children. Though she and her husband are now empty nesters, Anna still enjoys being there for her children just as she was when they lived at home. She has a heart for God and is strong in her faith as a Christian. She used her skills for homemaking and frugality to raise their children and now uses those same skills to be a blessing to others through her blog. Anna also practices the art of hospitality and enjoys cooking and sharing her faith to feed the body as well as the soul. Her hobbies include crafting, gardening, fitness and photography, and she can be found at The Joyful Wife.
Chelsea is wife to Jon, a fireman, and Mama to three energetic little boys. After both having been homeschooled, Chelsea and Jon are now embarking on homeschooling their children as well as starting their family homestead. She also is owner of Chelsea Michal Designs and a custom longarm quilting service. You can see her work and follow along with all her crafting and homesteading adventures at her blog on Facebook and Instagram.
Brittany Styron is a believer in Jesus Christ, a wife, and momma to four amazing kids. She has a passion for country living, cooking, gardening, homeschooling, and encouraging women in their roles as wives and mothers. She blogs honestly about all these things at Sweet Country Roots.
Stacy is saved by grace, wife to Mr. Wonderful, and momma to four sweet children. She is thankful for 21 awesome years with her husband. With joy, creativity, and a great deal of coffee, she homeschools her three younger children. She also keeps her home, runs a quilting business, sews, takes pictures, and writes in her spare time. You can find her quilting work and many other topics at her blog, Quiltiferous, and on all the social sites.
Mandy is a blessed daughter of Jesus Christ. She has the honor and privilege of being a wife to her loving husband since 1993, homeschooling mommy to four blessings, and a happy homemaker. Mandy is a Southern Belle from The Palmetto State. She enjoys inviting women to join her quest for rubies amidst the ruckus of life. One way she accomplishes this by encouraging them on her blog: Motherhood-Ruckus and Rubies based on Proverbs 31. She is a Trim Healthy Mama, whose favorite past times include being a wife and mommy, camping with her family, reading, gardening, cooking, singing, fashion, piano, decorating, crafting, and grabbing anything chocolate and a cup of coffee with friends.
Sandra is wife and best friend to the love of her life and “king” of her home, Don. She is proud mom of their five amazing “world changer” children. Each child is beautifully gifted by God. She’s also a grandmother of three and a mentor to many. Sandra is the owner and writer of Love Abounds at Home. Love Abounds at Home is a blog ministry dedicated to encouraging and building women in their roles as Godly wives, mothers and homemakers. It fuels her passion to be a woman truly living out Proverbs 31 and the Titus 2 mandate. She is passionate about seeing other women walk in the fulfillment and contentment of being the women God has adorned them to be.