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0 In Essential Oils/ Homemaking

Your Non Toxic Guide To Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally upon us, which means – spring cleaning! You might not want to do a whole home spring clean, but chances are you could benefit from a couple spring cleaning tasks. With the warmer weather, cheerful blossoms, and chirping birds comes a natural surge in energy and motivation to clear out the old and welcome the new.   We can see this philosophy manifest in nature, as liver-supportive herbs pop up in the form of dandelions and chickweed, and our…

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1 In Homemaking

Spring Cleaning Hacks For Your Home

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx I’m a little bit behind when comes to spring cleaning this year, due to our strange circumstances and the throes of the first trimester.  Thankfully, BabbleBoxx sent this box of incredible products for me to try out. It was just the thing to get me motivated to start refreshing my home this spring! Put on some music and some comfy clothes and checkout these products that will make spring cleaning your home a breeze! Spring…

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42 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! This…

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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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9 In Family/ Homeschooling/ Organizing

Free Housekeeping Checklist For Moms

I find as a homeschool mom, it is imperative to my sanity and the health of my family that I keep my home is somewhat of an orderly fashion. This doesn’t mean my home is Pinterest worthy – it isn’t, at all. But my home is a safe place for my family and I endeavor to create an atmosphere where they feel welcomed and comfortable.   Because I am a busy homeschooling mom of 8, with a home business, I…

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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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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

6 Things To Declutter Before Christmas

My kids make me wait until November 1st to start the Christmas countdown…and then it’s full steam ahead! But with the Christmas creep, we’re barely over Labor Day when the retail industry has us feeling the sudden urge to start prepping and shopping for Christmas. But, wait! Don’t start shopping just yet. Christmas is the perfect excuse to declutter. Out with the old, in with the new. Prepare for the holiday shopping season with these…   6 Things to Declutter Before Christmas:    …

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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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2 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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