The Magic of Ordinary Days: Making Memories with Your Children

| June 6, 2014

From Charlotte Siems at This Lovely Place: Ordinary days are so, well, ordinary. We are busy, to be sure, and we cut corners and look for shortcuts. I’m all for ways to make home management easier and more efficient. The effort required for a big result in making memories with your children is usually small, yet we […]

Home Management Printables Based on Systems from “Large Family Logistics”

| June 2, 2014

From Desiring Virtue:  Most of what Kim shares amounts to routine and setting a pattern of living and working within your home. She shares specific systems that she uses in order to manage her own large family and persuasive reasons for doing things in a like manner. Because of this I have decided to alter […]

How to Keep a Beautiful Home

| January 15, 2013

Some excellent, much needed (by me at least!) reminders from Bambi at In the Nursery of the Nation: Even as busy moms who have crumbs that seem to permanently reside in the kitchen chairs, we can still have lovely homes if our hearts are willing.  Fresh paint, colorful adornments to the walls or fancy furniture will […]

Easy Old-Fashioned: Homemade Egg Nog

| November 21, 2011

From Tammy’s Recipes: I’ve made this homemade egg nog several times over the past month, and everyone who has tried it is amazed by the creaminess and delicious flavor! This recipe should earn me a few points with “real foodies”, too. The ingredients are all natural, “real” foods. Of course, this egg nog is a […]

Homemade Pie Tutorial

| November 21, 2011

From The Pioneer Woman: The following tutorial is from the wonderful Pam Regentin who graced the Lodge with her presence a couple of weekends ago for a pie workshop. Pam inspired everyone in attendance with her pie talents and has now compiled her best instruction and tips for the perfect pie crust. Follow her directions […]

Great Deals on “Large Family Logistics”and “Passionate Housewives”!

| November 15, 2011

  Large Family Logistics is Vision Forum’s “Deal of the Day” today! Save 50%, PLUS an additional 20% with coupon code ALLEXTRA20!  Passionate Housewives Desperate for God is also 50% off right now and you can use the same coupon code for an additional 20% off as well. With $5.00 flat rate shipping this makes for a really great […]

Two E-Book Giveaways!

| August 4, 2011

We have two brand new e-books to giveaway! Jennifer Ross of Renewing Housewives has written a supplement to the popular e-book 31 Days to Clean : Did you love Sarah Mae’s 31 Days to Clean and long for more?  Me too! I thought she should write a supplement, with more challenges and more encouragement for […]

31 Days to Clean Videos (plus 50% off Ebook!)

| August 1, 2011

From Sara Mae at Raising Homemakers: Beginning on Monday, August 1st, there will be a new video each day encouraging you and helping you along the way with the Martha Challenges from 31 Days to Clean (see a sample video at 31daystoclean.com right now)! Jennifer Ross, a reader, has done a wonderful job showing you that you can […]

Q and A with Large Family Logistics Author Kim Brenneman (And Coupon Code)!

| July 28, 2011

Today Kim Brenneman, author of the wonderfully helpful book Large Family Logistics is answering questions from readers on five different blogs! Click here to head over to Life in a Shoe to get started reading and for the links to the other blogs. Also, until August 4th you can use promo code 4MOMS at Vision […]

“How to keep going joyfully when everything you do quickly becomes unraveled again.”

| July 20, 2011

Listen to this encouraging message from Jenny of A Mother’s Heritage on today’s Morning Motivation.