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…

Thanksgiving planning and sharing !! — The Last Refuge/ Stella’s Place

Originally posted on Stella’s Place: Planning for Thanksgiving? I have already ordered a free-range fresh turkey that will be delivered on the Tuesday before the big day, and I plan to roast it in pieces after an overnight dry brine. Here’s the process and recipe I will use: I have NEVER cooked a turkey… Thanksgiving planning…

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…

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),…

12 SIMPLE HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO ALWAYS HAVE A CLEAN HOME

12 SIMPLE HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO ALWAYS HAVE A CLEAN HOME Organize My House By Chrissy Halton 12 SIMPLE HABITS OF PEOPLE WHO ALWAYS HAVE A CLEAN HOME Do you have a clean home? – I mean clean – enough – for you? A home that you can let unexpected guests in without notice, without feeling…

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.

Resources For Your Household Notebook: Free Printables & Checklists!

How To Get Organized: Printables & Checklists To Help You Get Started I’ve created quite a few free printables to help you with your organizing and decluttering tasks around your home. You don’t have to print these all out now, if you don’t want, because I’ll introduce them slowly, over the course of the year,…

Getting back into routines in the New Year – Young Wife’s Guide

Getting back into routines in the New Year
on January 14, 2016 by Jami Balmet

I am focusing on cultivating more joy in my life this year. Slowing down long enough to be thankful for all that God gives. Choosing gratitude and intentionally being content, truly content, throughout my days. My goals and focus this year all have to do with choosing JOY!

But the thing is, it’s really hard to focus on Joy, when you’re living in chaos! And our days have been chaos for the last 6-12 months. Having a set of twins, 2 sibling’s weddings, Thanksgiving, my husband’s birthday, Christmas, my older twins 3rd birthday, and my birthday all within six months is the perfect recipe for a chaotic Fall.

Introducing the Homemaking 101 Series By Thankful Homemaker

“In contrast to the wise woman, the foolish woman is not content to be a keeper at home. She is not satisfied with where God has put her. One of the things the feminist movement has done so successfully is to stir up discontent in women with being homemakers and to convince them that other…