Why I Make My Bed (and My House Cleaning Routine)

why i make my bed (and my cleaning routine) How to keep a tidy home in less than an hour a day!

I love a clean house. Don't you? With a toddler, baby, and husband in the house, keeping a tidy home can be a challenge. However, it's not impossible! For me, a clean home starts with making my bed. I spend about 30 minutes to an hour each day doing daily cleaning and home maintenance tasks. Why I Make My Bed High return on investment As part of my morning routine for years, making my Continue Reading

3 Simple Ways You Can Keep Your House Clean

3 simple ways to keep your house clean

Cultivating a heart for homemaking has not always come naturally to me. In fact, I sometimes wonder why homemaking matters so much. When I first got married, my grandmother gave me six tried and true homemaking tips. I've since added a few more to the list of homemaking tips that work for me. 3 Simple Ways to Keep the House Clean   1. Develop a Simple Schedule & Continue Reading

12 Ways to Simplify Your Life

Simplify Your Life

The Spring cleaning bug is in the air. Has it bit you yet? It has sure bit Leigh Ann and I. Our houses have never been cleaner. Are we done yet? No. Spring cleaning isn't just a one-time thing. Well, for most of us, it is. But it really shouldn't be. Yes, there are certain things we only need to clean once a year, but keeping a clean, organized, simplified life? That should be a year-round-thing. Continue Reading

The Ultimate Homemaking eBook Bundle Sale

The Ultimate Homemaking eBook Bundle

Please note this sale has ended, but we are leaving this page up in order for you to be able to access incredible resources for your homemaking needs! The books cannot be purchased in a bundle, but they can still be purchased individually. You're a homemaker if you do any of the following: Work with willing hands Provide food for your family Open your hand to the poor Reach out to the Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning Deals & Homemaking Blogs to Follow

spring cleaning deals and homemaking blogs to follow

There is just something about this time of year that gets everyone to thinking about their home...and cleaning. I usually totally ignore this time of year and think everyone who ventures into spring cleaning is just crazy. True story. But now I have nesting hormones and well, I've been spring cleaning. So I thought it would be fun to share with you some of my favorite resources on getting your Continue Reading

Homemaking Matters

homemaking matters

Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at your alters, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God. Blessed are those who dwell in your house, ever singing your praise! (Psalm 84:3-4) What a beautiful picture of the home. We all need a home. We all need a place to lay our heads and lay our young. A place where family gathers and fellowship is Continue Reading

Helpful Resources for the Busy Homemaker


This post is written by contributing writer, Jenni from Live Called. With school getting into full swing and family schedules changing, our jobs as homemakers can get a little overwhelming at times. Mornings are a blur powered by caffeine and evenings are often packed full of activities and responsibilities. If you need a little encouragement or a helping hand, this list of resources is for Continue Reading

Flirty Aprons Giveaway

Flirty Aprons has some of the cutest aprons. I've had mine for over a year now, and I absolutely love it. I wear it all the time! Mark loves it too. It makes cooking and cleaning so much less frumpy! Flirty Aprons is giving away two aprons today! To enter the giveaway, sign in with Rafflecopter below. a Rafflecopter giveaway Special thanks to Flirty Aprons for sponsoring this Continue Reading

Motivated Moms Planner Giveaway

Motivated Moms Planner is a printable chore list that tells you exactly what to do each day in your home. You know those really exciting moments when you get to check a little square box indicating you accomplished something? Motivated Moms is filled with tasks you can accomplish and check off while getting and keeping your home in order. Motivated Moms is giving away one planner to one of Continue Reading

6 of Grandmaw’s Tried and True Homemaking Tips

Homemaking Tips HC2

I quit my office job to be a stay-at-home-wife when I was in my first trimester of pregnancy. I didn't know the first thing about homemaking, at least not full-time homemaking. Without hesitation, I called my grandmother (aka, Mamaw) and begged for tips on how to make a house a home. She's going to be embarrassed, but I'm going to share her homemaking wisdom with you. Join me today over at Continue Reading