The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle 2014–Now Available for a Limited Time for 95% Off!

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 Ultimate Bundles team has done the hard work for … Continue reading The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle 2014–Now Available for a Limited Time for 95% Off!

What a Grandma With Vision Will Do.

The resulting “cabin” had 2 stories. Anna Wallace  Not many people understood why Monica Smith began working on her 8×10 shed in the back yard… and then they laughed when they realized she was turning it into a tiny cabin. It seemed strange that she was putting so much effort into just a shed. But it wasn’t just a hobby. Her youngest daughter and 5 children … Continue reading What a Grandma With Vision Will Do.

What is a Stay-At-Home Mom Worth?

I think these numbers are low considering the calculations do not take into account many things a woman does at home outside of these 10 categories. And quite often we go far beyond what many of these categories allow for setting up better foundations and practices. But it’s insightful. Recommended Resources Letterbook of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, 1739-1762: Intriguing Letters by One of Colonial America’s Most Accomplished … Continue reading What is a Stay-At-Home Mom Worth?

The Farm Wife Speaks

“The editors of the Farmer’s Wife compiled the letters from the sixty-eight contest winners into a small booklet entitled, “Do You Want Your Daughter To Marry A Farmer?” In the following pages you will read excerpts from many of the winning letters. While the focus of the letters was obviously not about the changing American culture, it is still interesting to note how rarely these … Continue reading The Farm Wife Speaks

An Open Letter to Suze Orman

I think this post has gone viral in the last 24 hours. It’s just plain common sense, but I can’t even count how many times people have asked us how on earth we can afford to have “so many” children. If every child cost us $700-1000 a month, then, yes, we might be in trouble with ten kids. But it’s nowhere near that amount, as … Continue reading An Open Letter to Suze Orman

How do we love thee? Let me count some ways…

And here’s a superb follow-up to Dennis Prager’s piece — this from Femina: I have always found it remarkable that sometimes people think that being a homemaker is a somehow limiting occupation. Like there isn’t enough to do. Before I go on to some specific ideas, I’d like to just say a little something about this. I am fairly certain that if you gave yourself … Continue reading How do we love thee? Let me count some ways…

Morning Motivation! Daily Encouragement for the Christian Wife

Christian wives everywhere have a burning desire to live for our Lord. Many though, are overwhelmed and discouraged. Knowing that this is not what the Lord has for His children, they search for encouragement in their highest calling, that of being a wife and mother. More often than not their search is in vain. The word of God has much to say about believers encouraging … Continue reading Morning Motivation! Daily Encouragement for the Christian Wife

Create Beautiful Needle Art for Your Home – with a coupon code!

Would you like to make lovely things for your home or gifts for others? Perhaps you feel “all thumbs” or never learned to sew. Here’s an easy way to learn–and teach your daughters at the same time! You can “Stitch and Learn” with Laurie Latour, Founder of Future Christian Homemakers. Her e-book, The Guide to Gingham Embroidery, brims with over 130 photos, taking you step-by-step through each project. Make bookmarks, Christmas cards, ornaments, and a tissue box cover – each requires only a few inexpensive supplies. Continue reading “Create Beautiful Needle Art for Your Home – with a coupon code!”

4 Moms practice hospitality, and YOU are invited!

Kim over at Life in a Shoe has an excellent post about practicing hospitality: This week the 4 Moms are talking about having guests for dinner.  Not in a cannibalistic way – which would be forbidden in the Bible – but in a hospitality way, which is actually commanded in the Bible. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. ~I Peter 4:9 Do not neglect … Continue reading 4 Moms practice hospitality, and YOU are invited!