No Air Conditioning: In Which I Remember How Much I Love Alaska

| June 3, 2011

I’ll be honest. I’m a wimp when it comes to the heat. I grew up in Alaska where the spiders are skinny and anemic little guys, snakes do not exist and the summers are beautifully reasonable and worth the wait of the long winter. Sigh. I sure miss that place.  Now that we live in the [...]

Off Grid Livin’

| March 23, 2011

Here is a great post by Vicki West (of Homestead Blessings ) on thriving without electricity: In the recent past we have been frequently asked the question, “how do you actually live without electricity?” In response to those who asked and to any of you who may be also wondering, here is our answer.   We [...]

Two 48 Hour Sales at Vision Forum (Homestead Blessings 30% off!)

| March 16, 2011

Vision Forum is offering 30 % off  the purchase of any three or more Homestead Blessings DVDs until March 17 at midnight! Beautifully filmed and full of practical, down to earth, helpful lessons and advice. Mrs. West and her three daughters are a storehouse of information on a wide variety of  homemaking skills. We love this wonderful series and highly [...]

Putting the “Make” in Homemaker

| March 15, 2011

Here is an amazing website for those of you (like me) with Pottery Barn taste on a realistic budget.  Ana White is a homemaker who offers a huge assortment of free (relatively) simple plans and how-to tips for building your own Pricey Catalog inspired furniture.  You’ll find plans for beds of all sizes, nightstands, tables, bookshelves, desks [...]

Books on a Budget

| February 28, 2011

Books on a Budget is one of several brand new categories on Noble Womanhood. This portion of the website will be devoted to building a home library and educating our children inexpensively. I have been a lover of books since I learned to read. As a homeschooling mother to 7 little ones of my own now it is the hope [...]

Book Review: The Penny Pantry

| August 22, 2010

Here is a brand new e-book by homeschooling mother of 8, Bethany Vaughn. At 75 pages long The Penny Pantry is packed with information on how to drastically slash your grocery bill  while stocking a large pantry. The book is well laid out and covers a range of ways to reduce spending from couponing (which [...]