Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies — TidyMom®

Gooey Butter Cookies are a Christmas cookie twist on the favorite St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. These melt in your mouth cookies are soft and totally irresistible! Roll them in Christmas sprinkles and they are ready for Santa! We love to make gooey butter cookies any time of year. Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cookies and… Christmas…

The reality of homemaking. — Coffee with Kate

Does it happen to all housewives at some time in their homemaking careers? The letting go of the perfectly tidy house? The relaxing with all the cleaning, the days of organizing, watching Flylady routines on YouTube to get ideas…or try and reinspire yourself? Does a time come when you post a note on the fridge […]…

7 Tips to Plan a Vegan Thanksgiving + Recipes

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How I Fight The Enemies of Homemaking — Come Home For Comfort

I love being a homemaker! Creating a peaceful, cozy place for my family to live and for guests to enjoy is something that comes almost naturally for me. But as much as I love it, I still have to fight the enemies of homemaking. What are the enemies of homemaking? The Daily Connoisseur recently discussed […]…

Thanksgiving Dinner For Two By Homemade In The Kitchen

Thanksgiving Dinner For Two Thanksgiving Dinner For Two By Homemade In The Kitchen From Sarah : I have only recently discovered tis blog. It’s not a new one, just new to me. MEET CARLA Hi there! I’m Carla, a 30-some single woman learning how to adult alone. No kids, no boyfriend/husband/boy toy. Just me. Which…

Why My Teenage Boys Carry a Tampon and Pad in Their Backpacks :From Sarah: This made me tear up in a good way.

Raising teenage boys is basically a constant cycle of laundry piles, feeding voracious hunger, nagging, laughter, and little, quick, teachable moments just like this one. Anything you can do to help them navigate the difference between things that are a big deal (like keeping your friends safe at parties, being aware of your surroundings, and the safety of others around you) and things that are NO big deal (like puberty, periods, and yes, bleed-throughs) can make a huge difference.

The Essential Ingredients of a Thriving Home (NEW LIVE Masterclass)!! – Young Wife’s Guide

https://youngwifesguide.com/the-essential-ingredients-of-a-thriving-home-new-live-masterclass/ Young Wife’s Guide : Jamie Balmer The Essential Ingredients Of A Thriving Home New Live Masterclass. The truth is, life is sometimes messy and all over the place. My days are loud, chaotic, and often overwhelming. But over the years, through a lot of trial and error (and failure), I’ve figured out some systems and tricks…

KonMari Method: Tidying Clothes By Zen And Spice

KonMari Method: Tidying Clothes February 28, 2017 By Emily Weeks, RDN, LD Zen And Spice KonMari Method: Tidying Clothes Last week, I posted about my adventures in re-reading The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up. If you missed last week’s post, I read the book a year ago, put it back on the shelf (after feeling overwhelmed),…

7 Habits of Highly Effective Homemakers By Artful Homemaking

7 Habits of Highly Effective Homemakers By Artful Homemaking 7 Habits of Highly Effective Homemakers “A Real-Life Example The first thing I noticed when I entered the room was the delicious aroma of cinnamon and apples. A vanilla candle flickered cheerily on the entryway table, and the scene before me was one of warmth and…

8 Reasons To Keep Your Home Decluttered By Whole Hearted Home

8 Reasons To Keep Your Home Decluttered : By Whole Hearted Home 8 Reasons To Keep Your Home DeCluttered “There are seasons in life that bring changes and the need to declutter When a baby grows out of clothes or toys. When summer clothes are swapped for winter. When winter clothes are swapped for summer….

13 Ways to Reduce Daily Stress By Morning Motivated Mom

13 Ways to Reduce Daily Stress By Morning Motivated Mom 13 Ways to Reduce Daily Stress ” Begin your day with quiet/alone time I find that if I have even a few minutes alone in the morning, my day runs more smoothly. I enjoy waking up before my girls instead of with them, as this…

Weekend Links {January 14, 2017}

What’s On My Nightstand:

Still working through Hillbilly Elegy – it’s really good.

I’m going through The Blessing of Humility with my daughter and a friend. We’re working through the discussion by email working on a chapter at a time (we’ll meet in person when we can to chat about it too). There’s some good discussion questions to get you thinking deeper about each chapter.