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The Young Wife’s Guide Blog

On Literature and Reading Fiction/Fantasy – Hf #134

This is our second year running our Christian reading challenge for women and our Christian reading challenge for men. And with it, we often get the question about reading fantasy, media choices, and how to approach this as Christians. That’s what we are chatting about today!  Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog… Read More

Doing a $70 Grocery Budget Challenge with Crystal Paine – Hf #133

On her blog Crystal Paine has been doing an awesome challenge that has been so encouraging to me personally! She’s doing a $70 a week grocery budget challenge for their family of 5…and it’s even inspired a big grocery budget challenge for our family from talking to her (info on this coming soon)!  If you are… Read More

Using Essential Oils for Home & Health – Hf #132

Medical Disclaimer: Today we are chatting about essential oils. I use these oils in my home and today I’m sharing how we use them. Please be aware that I am not a doctor, a certified aromatherapist, and have no formal training in aromatherapy. Please always do your own research before using essential oils. This episode today… Read More

Defending Your Choice to be a Homemaker – Hf #131

Choosing to spend the bulk of our time, energy, and attention on our family and our home can be a very unpopular decision these days. I know there are people in my own life who don’t understand the decision so when I got a question from a reader about this topic, I knew it was… Read More

Ideas for Quality Time with Young Kids – Hf #129

As a mom of five young kids (5 and under), I get this question a LOT. How do we cultivate quality time with young kids (and at the same time actually take care of our house)!? Listen in to today’s episode for advice from several mamas:  Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog… Read More

Natural Summer Essentials – Hf #127

We’ve been on a roll talking about Summer things lately! We kicked it off by talking about Summer hospitality, then talked about making memories with your family during the summer and now we are talking about one of my favorite things: Natural summer essentials! Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as… Read More

Making Summer Plans & Memories – Hf #126

The summer is the perfect time to be intentional with family memories, making time for family, and slowing down (just a little bit). But if we are not very careful, it’s easy for our entire summer to go by before we know it. So this summer, we are working on being intentional with our time,… Read More

Challenging ourselves to selfless hospitality – Hf #125

Today we are chatting about a topic that is always on my heart and mind this time of year. Hospitality and how summer is the perfect time to start practicing hospitality or begin again. Summer is the perfect time for fun and easy hospitality ideas! Listen in today:  Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded… Read More