Real Help For People Who Struggle With Cleaning

I’ll be totally straight with you – cleaning is not my strong suit.  My husband gets frustrated with what I call my “cleaning ADHD” – I get easily distracted cleaning little things up in different rooms of the house so that no single area looks completely clean. I’ve read tons of books on cleaning/organizing/decluttering, and you […]

Parenting Is Heart Work #heartparenting {Book Review}

Did you ever notice how each stage of parenting kids makes you feel like a newbie parent all over again?   And just when you think you have things figured out, either a new phase comes along or the next kid changes things up? My oldest just turned 10 last month, and it blows my […]

Parent Training Center Giveaway for Churches

I’ve been hearing about the concept of heart-parenting for a while now, but I didn’t know how to make the necessary changes in our home.  I would love to have somebody who has experience in this type of training come teach and mentor me! Coming from a small Church family that doesn’t have a ton […]

Gratitude for Our Veterans

I didn’t want to let this day pass without thanking our Veterans for their service! My Dad, my Father-in-Law (who is in Heaven), my husband’s Uncle George, my life-coach/business coach Bob Samara and various friends are all Veterans and we THANK them for what they have done and continue to do for our Country!  

Intentional Marriage: The Art of Loving Your Husband {Review}

I have a confession to make.   I’ve had Intentional Marriage for a while now, and I’ve been MEANING to review it.  I haven’t done all 30 days in order, but I do find myself turning to it when things are….shall we say choppy in our house? Crystal Brothers of Serving Joyfully wrote this book, and […]

Would This Help You Be A Better Parent/Spouse/Friend/Business Owner?

Who among us doesn’t want to lead a life worth emulating? With great kids, a loving marriage, a successful career or business and a closer, faith-filled walk with the Lord. But for many of us, making that a reality is big challenge! Balancing life’s priorities can seem a bit overwhelming at times. The pressures of […]

For All of the Book Junkies…..Check Out the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle!

By popular demand, 100+ homemaking bloggers are bringing back The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, and it’s better than ever! The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a complete library of great eBooks on homemaking—a truly valuable knowledge base you’ll use for many years to come. Unlike a library, though, you don’t have to spend years building it up. The […]

One of My Favorite Kitchen Shortcuts

Dinner has been my nemesis for a loooong time now.  Trying to find meals that both kiddos will eat is a challenge that I admit I’m not always up for.  I’m always looking for practical shortcuts to help with dinner prep.  That could be why I’m such a cookbook junkie! A sweet INRL friend of […]

Learning How to Coupon and Save Money with Strategic Shopping

I am not a “couponer” by nature.  Sure, I always check for promo codes before placing online orders, but I either don’t think to use a coupon, or I can never FIND the coupon I need except for when I’m going to the craft store. My husband and I try to shop sales when we […]

Hello Fresh ~ Like Having Your Very Own Kitchen Helper!

Dinnertime is typically NOT my favorite time of the day ~ especially when I don’t have anything on the agenda for what to make. Have you ever wanted someone to say “here’s a recipe and all of the ingredients for a yummy meal ~ enjoy!”  I seriously wish for that just about ALL of the […]