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Cultivating the Lovely in the Everyday with MacKenzie Monroe – Hf #93

I have got a really special podcast episode for you today. I’ve got MacKenzie Monroe from Bold Turquoise and one of my favorite podcasts, Cultivating the Lovely sharing a very inspiring talk.  One thing, among many others, that I really appreciate about MacKenzie is her commitment family life and creating homes that inspire, excite, and… Read More

Get a FREE month to my favorite meal planning service

I have been a long time member of Build a Menu, an awesome meal planning website. You’ve probably heard me talk about them as they are my FAVORITE way to meal plan! I have been a member since May of 2014 and they have saved me so much time and money throughout the years.  I think… Read More

How to be discerning with what you read (PTFH part 6) – Hf #91

Welcome back to part 6 in my long running series: Practical Theology for Homemakers! It’s been a while since we started this series. Feel free to jump into this lesson or head back to the other 5 first:  Part 1 we covered: Why theology matters for homemakers – Hf #72, Part 2 is The Goal… Read More

How to travel with young kids (tips & lessons learned) – Hf #90

This summer has been one of travel for our family of 7. We’ve gone on three long trips this summer with our five kids, four and under. It’s been mostly fun with a little crazy thrown in.  Throughout our trips, we’ve received question after question about how we manage it, what it’s like traveling with… Read More

Jumping into new routines for Fall – Hf #89

I always love the beginning of Summer. The open schedule, the opportunities, the promise of lots of time spent outside. Maybe a trip to the lake, lots of trips to the park for fun in the sun.  But as we get farther into Summer, I find myself starting to crave the Fall. Mostly it’s because Fall… Read More

Working Around the House with Little Ones – Hf #88

With five kids, four and under there is one question I get asked over and over again: How do you work around the house with little ones underfoot? I am very familiar with this struggle! With so many littles, my house is in constant chaos. I love it most of the time, but it is a struggle sometimes to… Read More

July Homemaking Favorites!

I’ve started a new monthly feature over on my YouTube Channel: My monthly favorites!  I come across so many fun things throughout the month (and love sharing resources) so I decided to start a monthly favorites video. Here’s my five favorites for July 2017!  Watch the Video You can watch the full video here, and then… Read More

Creating a Gospel-Centered Atmosphere on a ZERO Budget – Hf #87

I talk and share a lot about creating a Gospel-centered home. My focus throughout my ministry is to encourage you (and myself) to focus on Christ more and more within our homes.  This week I got a question from a reader about how we can create a Gospel-centered atmosphere in our home on a ZERO… Read More