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Kitchen Favorites + My Favorite Wedding Gift

A while back I shared my 2 1/2 quart Corningware dish on Instagram Stories and talked about what a great wedding gift it was! I don't remember if I registered for it or if it was just a thoughtful gift from someone who knew it was a great dish, but it's a keeper. It was… Continue reading Kitchen Favorites + My Favorite Wedding Gift

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Why I Am Always Ready for Company

"I would love to be that woman whose house is always ready for company. That would make me feel like I had it all together." I'll never forget hearing one of my co-workers make that statement years ago. Several of us were sharing conversation over lunch, and somehow this became the topic. I remember one… Continue reading Why I Am Always Ready for Company

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DIY Mounted Flat Screen with Hidden Cords

The fact that the title of this post begins with "DIY" makes me chuckle. I'm the farthest thing from a DIY'er, and my charming husband is not far behind me. But rest assured, the only way I'm associated with this DIY project is that it happened in my home. Mounting a flat screen on the… Continue reading DIY Mounted Flat Screen with Hidden Cords

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Homemaking Favorites {5 on Friday}

Today I want to share a handful of items that I've been loving - and these are all from the homemaking category! #1 Mixing Bowls with Lids I love that these are dishwasher and microwave safe, have rubber grips on the bottom and come with lids! I use them for mixing bowls, serving bowls, leftover… Continue reading Homemaking Favorites {5 on Friday}

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I Can’t Do Everything, But I Can Do Something {Homemaking Encouragement}

As a homemaker who commutes to an office job each day, I often feel like I'm just barely crossing off my weekly to-do list before it's time to flip the planner page and start a new week. There's so much more that I want to do. I want to make more snacks from scratch. I… Continue reading I Can’t Do Everything, But I Can Do Something {Homemaking Encouragement}

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Recapping The Happy Homemaker Challenge + A Milestone!

7 years ago today I began this blog to give myself a place to cultivate and share my love of homemaking. Last month I gave you all the opportunity to do the same, through my #HappyHomemaker2020 Challenge on Instagram. It was a simple challenge where each day we shared a photo of something we loved… Continue reading Recapping The Happy Homemaker Challenge + A Milestone!

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Happy Homemaker Challenge: August 2020

I'm excited to launch the Happy Homemaker Challenge for August 2020! This will take place on Instagram, and has been designed to help us find joy and contentment in our role as homemakers. I've always preached my mantra that all women are homemakers, no matter what additional titles you hold - wife, mom, widow, single,… Continue reading Happy Homemaker Challenge: August 2020