Self Discipline {Day 17}

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On Monday we started our official first day of home school. I first started homeschooling in 1998. That’s a long time! I only have two kids left in home school. The rest have moved on to college and work. I’ll be honest. The last two weeks have worn me out. We didn’t get up early this morning. Well, I was up around 7:30. I let

Preparing for The Journey {Day One}

Preparing for this Journey - From Chaos to Calm 15 Weeks to a Happy Home: Day 1

You can find the rest of this series here. Good morning, Ladies! I  hope you slept well last night. Are you ready to get your homes and hearts in order over the next 15 weeks? I am so excited about this series! I was really blown away by the number of women who commented and let me know they were planning to join the challenge

Video: A Look into My Life Planner

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I’m six months into my 2015 This is My Life Planner, so I thought I’d give you a look into my planner! When you print the planner and open up to the current week those two pages will face each other so you can easily plan your week, to dos, and menu for the week. I designed this planner with the busy mom/ and busy woman

Cleaning Out the Closets

Cleaning Out the Closets @

From Chaos to Calm: Day 71 You can read the rest of this series here. Scripture Memory: “For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men…” 1 Peter 2:15 Cleaning out closets is not on my Top 10 list of fun things to do. In fact, I’d have to say it’s not even

Prayer and Folding the Laundry

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 69 You can read the rest of this series here. Scripture Memory: “What prayer and supplication so ever be made by any man … Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the

Washing the Laundry

Tips for Washing the Laundry @ ---- Part of the From Chaos to Calm series!!

From Chaos to Calm: Day 68 Scripture Memory: “Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.” Revelation 22:14 Laundry. I don’t know about you, but laundry often feels like the bane of my existence. Mismatched sock? Please. I was so happy when my girls decided that

Cleaning the Kids Bedrooms

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 67 Scripture Memory: “He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the Lord.” Psalm 113: 9 Cleaning the children’s rooms is similar to keeping your own room clean. Follow the same basic steps as listed in the “Caring for the Bedrooms” post. The trick to keep kids rooms neat is

Save Money on Laundry Products {Without Using Coupons}

Save Money on Laundry Products Without Using Coupons @

Learn How to Save Money Everyday on Laundry Products Laundry is a fact of life that most of us would rather forget about. It’s easy to toss a jug of laundry detergent or fabric softener in the cart without checking prices, but this is one area where being frugal really pays. While it might seem like it’s only a few dollars here or pennies there,

The Kids Bedrooms

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From Chaos to Calm: Day 66 The Kids Bedrooms Scripture Memory: “Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 18: 10 You can read the rest of this series here.  In my house, we have four bedrooms, three of

Dining Room Reveal + Decorating a Space that Isn’t You

Vintage Wallpaper - Dining Room Tour @

It’s been a little over a year since we first ripped out the carpet and tore off the old 70’s wallpaper.   When we first pulled the wallpaper down and discovered the original wallpaper from the 50’s. The mural appears to be maybe Italian or French, we aren’t sure. Vintage Wallpaper Mural I wasn’t sure if I liked the wallpaper, so I decided to live