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.

Clean Your Dishwasher Filter Day!

| March 21, 2011

Today is Dishwasher Filter Cleaning Day! Well, at my house anyway… it isn’t quite enough of a holiday for Google to create one of those special “Google” logos – though apparently the birthdays of modern artists and Nobel Peace Prize winners I’ve never even heard of before make the cut – but I digress. Did you know that dishwashers have […]

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 […]

Bookstore: Large Family Logistics

| February 25, 2011

Large Family Logistics by Kim Brenneman Moms have many tasks to tackle and obstacles to overcome: the laundry monster, household clutter and cleaning needs, caring for babies and little ones, menu planning and mealtime routines, town outings, homeschooling, bill paying—and even more! Like many wives and mothers, author Kim Brenneman didn’t start out with all of […]

Bookstore: Passionate Housewives – Desperate for God

| August 30, 2010

Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey and Stacy McDonald Have you struggled to reconcile God’s vision of virtuous womanhood with worldly myths that marginalize and mock the role of the homemaker? Do you wrestle with cultural messages that demean the homemaker’s calling and exalt instead the emotionally androgynous power-woman—the wife whose worth is measured only by […]

The Singing House

| August 26, 2010

From a story originally published in 1932: ‘Now can I go over to Jimmy’s, Mother?’ he asked. ‘But Fred,’ I remonstrated, ‘you were over there yesterday, yes, and the day before. Why not have Jimmy come here today?’ ‘Oh, he wouldn’t want to.’ Fred’s lip quivered in spite of his six years of manhood. ‘Please, […]

Put Your Life in a Binder !

| August 22, 2010

Guest Post by Kendra Fletcher ~ Originally posted Nov. 29,2006 Managing a household is never a small task, no matter the size of your family or the square footage of your home. We have seen both the size of our family and our livable space expand over the years, and with it all comes a […]

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 […]