Laundry Tip: Sometimes the Simple Things Give You an AHA! Moment

I posted a long time ago about how I had to lower my expectations about help with the laundry.  Seriously, I promise not to cringe when you fold things a different way than I do, or secretly refold it when you’re not looking! I usually wash everyone’s laundry together, and then heap it up into […]

Welcome to Our Mess ~ And Why I’m Okay With That

It seems like FOREVER now that we’ve been drowning in MESS here at our house.  Have you ever heard of FlyLady’s C.H.A.O.S. {Can’t Have Anyone Over Syndrome}? That’s us ALL the time. But recently, I’ve been making progress in baby steps. So, the house looks cleanER to me. I realize that most people would step […]

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is Here! {expired}

For 6 days only, more than 75 widely-known bloggers and authors in the homemaking sphere have joined together to offer 97 of their most popular eBooks and eCourses, valued at just over $600, for the incredibly low price of $29.97! More than anything, our goal for this sale was for it to be, well… ultimate! […]

Everyday Cooking {Molly Crew Review} #mollycrew

I’m proud to announce that The Old Schoolhouse Review Crew has branched out to include homemaking product reviews! The name of this portion of the Crew is called the Molly Crew and the first product featured is by Everyday Homemaking. Our choices were between a Family Chore System (which we could totally use help with […]

Easy-Peasy Scrambled Eggs & Help for the Domestically Challenged

My kiddos love scrambled eggs in the morning, and I love that they love them.   I don’t love the stuck-on egg film on the bottom of my (non-stick – go figure!) pans.  And to be perfectly honest, I don’t really love standing over the pan while it cooks. My sweet friend, Erin, told me about […]

My Word for 2012

When I started seeing people posting their word for the year, my first thought was ……Psshtt.  I’m not doing that. I mean, it was fine for them….but I wouldn’t even know where to begin to look for one.   Besides, all of the good words were probably taken ~ as if we were limited to one […]

Do You Know How to Get to Heaven?

I know that some of you already knows the answer to this (for which I am very glad!), but it occurs to me that others of you might not know, so I’m going to lay it out for you. I’m feeling an urgency to spread this good news….because we never know when it might be […]

World’s Easiest Fudge Recipe

All right, I admit it.  I’m running around like crazy today….dealing with “things” that need to be done….trying to finish a *few* more last-minute details so I can relax and enjoy the reason for the season: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon […]

Want to Change Your Spouse? #31DBBS

Do you wish you could change your spouse? Do you wish that he (or she) would help out more around the house? Lead your family in Religious beliefs? Be more generous or more respectful? As Ashley Pichea states in her ebook 31 Days to Pray For Your Spouse (formerly called 31 Days to Build a […]

eBooks Make Great {last minute!} Gifts!

In our family, we send out Christmas wish lists – do you do that? Here are a couple of ebooks that I recommend that you can add to your own wish list, or treat yourself to!  =)  (of course you can also purchase these for a friend!) Truth in the Tinsel by Impress Your Kids […]