The first step in creating comfortable spaces - in my opinion - is to clear the clutter. Bedrooms often become cluttered with clothes (both in season and out of season), laundry, blankets and lots of other things that might not even belong in there! Keep reading to learn how to turn your bedroom into a cozy living space!
This time of year is always extra busy, and with the fluid nature of things right now it's possible that your schedule is constantly changing. I've come up with a few tricks that help me to stay as on top of things as possible. I can't possibly remember everything that I need to get done or recall random thoughts that pop into my head. Here are a few things I do that might be helpful for you, too!
I really love how the guest room looks right now, so I thought it would be fun to give you a room tour!
I use the weekend to prepare for the coming week - I set up my planner, clean the house, plan and prep the meals, and do the bulk of my blogging. Since I work outside of the home during the week, I've found that setting aside this time on Friday evening and Saturday morning really… Continue reading How I Prepped For A Busy Weekend
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!
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
Easter Weekend Recap: Lots of good food and lots of time to rest. We enjoyed our new deck furniture, a slow weekend and the extra worship music and sermons available online this Easter! I took the time to set a pretty table for the two of us, using an inspiration picture I'd saved on Pinterest.… Continue reading 5 Pictures on Friday: Easter Weekend Recap 2020
Last week I encouraged you with a reminder to continue your housekeeping habits. I know that for many of us, keeping the house from looking like a war zone is a daily uphill battle. I also know that it is up to us as women to create that comfortable, cozy, peaceful feeling in our homes.… Continue reading Homemaking Extras To Make Quarantine More Enjoyable
Why should we clean our homes during these days/weeks/months that we're home all the time? Nobody will see them except for the people living here! Exactly. My argument for keeping a tidy home during quarantine comes from one of my homemaking heroes - the woman described in Proverbs 31:27 -"She looks well to the ways… Continue reading Why Our Housekeeping Habits Matter More Than Ever
If you find yourself with a little extra time at home this weekend, why not use it to organize a few hot spots around your home? I promise you won't regret it - at least I never do! I have a short list of three things you can organize this weekend, and we'll start in… Continue reading 3 Things You Can Organize This Weekend