My Morning Alarm

Waking up to music that inspires your soul can help set the right tone for the day. @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Music in the Morning I'm sure I'm not the only one who uses my iPhone for my alarm clock. Every morning I wake up to this song by Moriah Peters and it just sets my mood in the right place. Do you have a favorite song you wake up to in the morning? Waking up early is so helpful for moms who want to find time to spend with the Lord without distractions. Not only that, but you'll find your days are more efficient. But, if you want to have a great day, you have to have a great attitude! Mom's … [Read more...]

My Favorite Planner Accessories

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"This is My Life" Planner So, I've been using my "This is My Life" Planner for a year now. I know I'm a little biased - but really, this is the only planner that has ever worked for my CRAZY BUSY MOM LIFEstyle! I've loved the look of other planners in the past. I've tried to use them. But the truth is... my day mostly focusing around home. I have weekly appointments, places to go, things to do, but I don't usually have more than a few appointments in one day. And I need reminders for a lot … [Read more...]

Sharing Your Home: Hospitality

You don't have to have nice dishes, expensive food, or designer furniture. You do need to have a warm smile, an open heart, and a willingness to let go. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 24 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. Yesterday we talked about how homemaking isn't about perfection. And about how homemaking is about creating a space that feels like home. You know that feeling you get when you walk through the door of your home after being gone for a few days? Coming home is such a relief. Coming home everyday - even just after making a quick trip to Wal-Mart should make you feel good. It should make your husband and children … [Read more...]

It’s Not About Perfection

Homemaking isn't about creating the perfect space. It's about creating a space that feels like home. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 23 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here.  How have you been? Are you making good progress on this challenge? My home is so much easier to maintain now. I still have some work to do, but already, I see such a huge difference and it makes me happy! It's easy when you are coming from a place of discouragement to fall back into that pit. It's very easy. I know, because I've done it many times! You make some progress and then something goes wrong. you … [Read more...]

Adventure Bag for Boys and Girls

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A Life of Adventure I remember when I was kid  I dreamed of living a life of adventure. Being shipwrecked like the Swiss Family Robinson, hunting for treasure like Indiana Jones, solving mysteries like Nancy Drew. As a girl, I loved tromping through the woods on our 12 acre homestead - my imagination wild with ideas of mystery and secrets. As an adult, the greatest adventure I've ever had was the All Girl, 24 mile, 4 Days Backpacking Trip in the Wilderness we took a couple of years ago. I … [Read more...]