creating home, Homemaking, Uncategorized

A Little Spring Cleaning!

Happy belated Easter everyone!!!! I hope you all had a blessed Easter. Spring is in the air and so is all the allergy nonsense. For us that means trying to find ways to limit at many allergens as possible so we can actually breath and function like normal human beings. The biggest part of that....SPRING… Continue reading A Little Spring Cleaning!

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My Homemaking Mentor

Okay everyone I am super super super excited!!! I am now an affiliate of the fabulous Jami Balmet. Being an affiliate means I will make a small commission off of any purchases you make when you click through my link. However, my promise to you is that I will never promote something unless I myself… Continue reading My Homemaking Mentor

creating home, Decore, Homemaking

Creating Home: Simple Improvements

So obviously y'all know that we have been working hard to get our little home all sweetly situated! We have put a LOT of work into painting, adding trim work, electrical wiring, raising the roof on the extra room off the house, turning the garage back into a garage, and that's before we fix the… Continue reading Creating Home: Simple Improvements

finding normal, Homemaking

Finding Normal Week 4: Remembering the Reason for It

Cooking, cleaning, shopping, tidying up, scheduling, planning,┬ástressing, being a housewife is a truly exhausting task. Think about it. You want to have a perfectly lovely little home. Clean and tidy. Everything in it's place. I┬ádelicious hot meal on the table for your family. You want to do all these wonderful things. But it is exhausting… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 4: Remembering the Reason for It

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Finding Normal Week 3: Routines

The struggle is real. Waking up early, going to bed late, being tired all the time. Even when you try your best to get to bed at a decent hour there is just so much to do and so little time to do it in or hey maybe you just want to watch an extra… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 3: Routines

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Clearing the Clutter

I am a totaly stuff hoarder myself. However, when my husband and I got married I had to leave everything behind. My parents refused to allow me to get anything from the house and I had only managed to get a very few items like extra clothes and a my letter box. Although it sucks,… Continue reading Clearing the Clutter

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Finding Normal Week 2: Cleaning House

Nothing is ever quite as wonderful as waking up to a clean home. No dishes to be washed and the laundry all put away. Nothing says good morning better, well except maybe a good morning kiss from your love ;). Really though, we have all seen those commercials. The ones where the mom is up… Continue reading Finding Normal Week 2: Cleaning House

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Finding Normal Series Week 1: Meal Planning

Meal planning can be a complicated, lengthy, bothersome project. Trust me I know. I've tried doing it several times. I always seem to be able to a get the grocery budget down, and the shopping all set. However, when it comes to what is for dinner tonight...???. There are so many different ways to meal… Continue reading Finding Normal Series Week 1: Meal Planning

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The “Finding Normal” series starts THIS TUESDAY!!!

Okay so a few subjects I haven't really touched on to terribly much is meal planning and housekeeping and just running a household over all. Mainly, because I suck at it. I am a pretty okay cook and I absolutely love it and despite being an organization freak my house is a mess. Working outside… Continue reading The “Finding Normal” series starts THIS TUESDAY!!!

Homemaking

Meal Planning

Alright ladies! lets face it menu planning is a pain! Especially for those of us who may not be the most innovative in the kitchen. I have found a really awesome website that can either help you create a meal plan (complete with shopping list) or make on for you! I like using both options.… Continue reading Meal Planning