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32 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Organizing/ Productivity

10 Habits of Highly Effective Homemakers

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a mom and a homemaker. I just wasn’t quite sure what my view of homemaking was. Growing up, we had multiple housekeepers to “keep” our home clean, so we only had some basic chores we were responsible for. I learned how to do the dishes and clean a bathroom, and how to do my own laundry. As you can imagine, my view of being a homemaker was a bit unrealistic! I…

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11 In Homemaking/ Organizing/ Planning/ Productivity

Create an Evening Routine For a Better Morning

If you struggle in the morning, you may want to think about your evenings. What do I mean when I say that? Well, I have learned that in order to have a successful morning, I need to follow a specific evening routine. The success of my morning truly depends on what I do the night before. My routines have changed over the years, depending on the season of life I’m in, and my goals and intentions. But no matter what…

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8 In Family

A New Favorite For My Home | Chesapeake Bay Candles

Home decor is not my strong suit. I like to keep a clean, semi organized home so my family feels comfortable, but that is where I tend to stop. I look at all these images of beautifully decorated homes, and think…maybe someday. When my kids are all grown! However, there are a few things that I do love having in our home that makes me feel like I am decorating. I love big, cozy blankets, pictures of our family, and…

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8 In Family

How To Find Purpose in Your Home {Free Printables!}

How to Find Purpose in your Home - Homemaking Help

Sweet friend, do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions in your homemaking? Like no matter how hard you try, you are just drowning under the weight of futility? As homemakers, it can become a regular occurrence. We get up, do the same routine, scrub the same counters, wash the same clothes, vacuum the same floors, clean the same spots, over and over and over… It seems like we work so hard and so long to get…

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1 In Homeschooling

Home Management Tips for Homeschool Moms

Home Management Tips for Homeschool Moms

Yesterday we discussed managing our time as homeschooling moms, and today we are diving into home management. Managing the home will be harder as a homeschool mom than if your children were out of the house all day. However, managing our homes well is possible, it just takes a bit more effort and creativity. Nothing in my home is Pinterest worthy. If you saw my schoolroom, you’ll know that it isn’t all matching white furniture and perfectly placed curriculum and…

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19 In Faith/ Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Personal Growth

My Favorite Podcasts for Christian Women

Podcasts for Christian Women, Christian mothers

I listen to a podcast almost daily. I hardly ever wear headphones, which means most of the time I’m listening, my children are also listening. We know that what we fill our minds with each day is what will eventually come out of our mouths. Romans 10:17 tells us this: “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” What we listen to has the power to deepen or weaken our faith. That is why it is important that we…

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29 In Homemaking/ Organizing

How and Why to Start Meal Planning

Meal Plan- Busy Mom- Meal Prep - How to Meal Plan - How to Meal Prep

Moms, we hear it all the time, don’t we? The question that can make us sigh and roll our eyes or want to hide in a corner. We don’t know the answer today and we know we won’t have the answer tomorrow. “Mom, what’s for dinner?” If your house is anything like mine, the questions start around 10AM- right after they’ve had breakfast and a snack. I love and encourage curious minds, but seriously? And that is just one reason…

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9 In Homemaking

How We Save Money with Groupon Coupons

Meal Plan- Busy Mom- Meal Prep - How to Meal Plan - How to Meal Prep

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, but as always all opinions are 100% mine. As a large family mom, I am all about saving money where and when I can. I go for quality purchases, so they last, but try to save and shop wisely. Over the years, I have learned to forgo the immediate gratification in place of saving up to find the best deal. This doesn’t always happen, but I try my best. It can also be hard…

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23 In Family/ Homemaking/ Organizing/ Planning

Tools to Conquer Your Clutter For Good!

Friends, have I got a treat for you today! You are going to love me… We talk all the time her about organizing, creating systems and routines. If you have read any of my posts, you know I am a huge fan of planners…paper planners. I also love my lists and I can’t stand clutter. And I know without a doubt that so many of you are the same way! That is why I am so excited to share this…

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55 In Essential Oils

Why and How to Use Essential Oils

Friends, if you haven’t heard about essential oils, you may be living in a cave. Am I right? Essential oils are getting a lot of attention lately…and for good reason. I started using essential oils about five years ago, when I was suffering from the worst sinus infection ever. I was pregnant with our sixth baby at the time, and didn’t want to use antibiotics, so I went on the hunt for something natural. And that started me and my…

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