Category Archives: Housekeeping

Where Bloggers Create 2013

This is my second year to participate in My Desert Cottage’s blog party! Here is last years post. Not a whole lot has changed in the room since last year. I added a couple pieces of furniture to the room and re-organized. I can’t wait to browse everyone’s inspiring spaces and I hope you enjoy …

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Longaberger

I went to an estate sale on Friday in the home of a former Longaberger consultant and in two hours I purchased over forty baskets, which is more than I have in my entire collection!  All of her baskets were in beautiful condition, many of them were still in the shrinkwrap! I can’t fit them …

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Spring Lovin’

The weather has been absolutely gorgeous lately so I have been spending all the time I can outside with my little guy.  His favorite outdoor activity is the water table we got him at Costco for his birthday.  He spends hours carrying the water back and forth across the yard in whatever bowls, buckets, or …

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Homemade Cleaners/Detergents

Pinterest has been full of all sorts of homemade cleaning products tutorials lately and one of my favorite bloggers, Katie J. Gibson, recently did a series called “Frugal Home” in which she provided several tutorials for homemade products.  I thought the idea of making my own cleaners & detergents sounded really interesting so last Friday …

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Chickens!!!

This year God has placed a desire in my heart for a more self-sustained existence.  I think he is working on my heart to not take for granted how easy everything is to acquire nowadays and to appreciate working hard to provide for your family. God works in everyone’s life differently, but for me I …

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