The Kids Bedrooms

The Kids Bedrooms @

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 which are devoted to the children. My oldest two girls share a bedroom and my youngest two share a bedroom. We are blessed to have large rooms although, they … [Read more...]

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 with it for a while so I could make a better decision. I mean, the paper was such an amazing find and it felt wrong to just rip it off or paint over … [Read more...]

{5 Steps} Quick Clean Up

From Chaos to Calm in Less that a Day {Quick Clean Up} | A Virtuous Woman

Today I'm sharing this post from a few years ago. Well, today is Sunday. Which for me, generally means, getting the house back in shape if I am behind - which, today I am very behind. We spent nearly everyday last week working in the garden/ yard. I'll share pictures of that later! I don't think I have ever worked so hard in my life! Well, physically, anyway. Thankfully I have no pulled muscles and seem to be no worse for the wear. I like being at home. Today it is raining - a true … [Read more...]

How to Stay Motivated at Home

How to Stay Motivated at Home @

How to Stay Motivated at Home If you and I are called to the ministry of homemaking and homemaking requires us to stay focused 365 days of the year {minus sick days and vacations}, how can we stay motivated without feeling discouraged or burn-out? It's easier to be a good homemaker if you feel happy. At least, I've found that when I'm feeling discouraged or depressed or tired, it's just harder to get going in the morning and it's harder to face the mundane chores day after day. [Tweet … [Read more...]

Ideas for Spring and Easter

Ideas to Celebrate Spring | A Virtuous Woman

I woke up this morning to sunshine... something that's been severely lacking in my neck of the woods... all winter long. And the weather. Oh, it feels like spring! I love spring time. My yard fills with blooms, we like to do school outside on blankets, we can enjoy riding the horses again. As Easter or (as I prefer to call it) Resurrection Day approaches, I thought it would be fun to share some great resources with you that you can use this Spring to celebrate all that He has done for … [Read more...]