Purposeful Homemaking

Two Mindset Changes to Help You Stay Calm Instead of Losing Your Temper

There are days you feel like you’ve done everything right. And then….. The eight year old melts into a puddle of tears because you won’t let her have a playdate with her favorite friend. Your pre-teen fights with you after a long day of school over a project due tomorrow that he should have begun […] Read more…

Spring Cleaning Your Spiritual Life: Tips for Doing Family Devotions (plus a Giveaway)!

Winter is almost over–hooray!!–and so our minds naturally start to shift to “spring cleaning” or “decluttering”. Many times spring cleaning is focused on renewing and refreshing our physical homes, but since I share mostly about family life and teaching Scripture to your kids here on the blog, I thought it might be fun to share […] Read more…

How to Conquer Your Clutter in the New Year

Are you tired of wasting precious time shuffling papers and looking for your vanishing purse? Do you wonder why on earth your children’s clothing seems to be multiplying like gremlins in their dresser drawers? Do you feel exhausted (like my son feels in the photo below? Ha!) just trying to keep up with the every day […] Read more…

How to Easily Hang a Mini Gallery Wall

I am not what people would call artistic. And I don’t have an eye for decorating.  If someone would just take my hand, walk me through Hobby Lobby and tell me exactly what I need and where to put it, they will have my eternal gratitude. But I really wanted to add to the large […] Read more…

Tips for Choosing an Essential Oil Company (and Who We Chose in the End)

Most everyone on social media has heard buzz about essential oils. It’s becoming the new, more natural approach to treating everything from bug bites to upset stomachs and beyond. But sometimes all the information can be so overwhelming! And often, it’s hard to know who to trust in the essential oil world. When I first […] Read more…

This is It….

Anyone else have that Huey Lewis and the News song in their head now too? ;)  Since the deadline to get The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle (2016 Edition) is just a few hours away now, I wanted to share a quick reminder about it with you!  But if you’re still on the fence, I can completely relate! 93 eBooks, […] Read more…

natural cleaning products to make and which ones to buy

The Natural Cleaning Products I Make Myself….and the Ones I Started to Buy

I love using natural cleaning products for my family. We started our transition to more natural living a few years ago, and it’s been such a good change for our home! Getting rid of artificial chemicals, especially those found in our cleaning supplies, is a no-brainer! The solutions we clean with touch every surface of our […] Read more…

3 ways to teach your kids to take joy in their work

3 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Take Joy in Their Work

This is a post in the series “Chores and Your Kids”. If you’d like to have all the posts in this series delivered to your email inbox, just enter your name and address after clicking on this secure link! Be sure to confirm your subscription. Thanks for joining me for the Chores and Your Kids series! […] Read more…

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