Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodles

This is the kind of cookie that kids grab by the handfuls after youth group, and insist everyone in their family try.  It’s the kind of cookie that gets teenagers out of their bedrooms and into the kitchen for some meaningful…

Makeover Monday: Hide the Cords

Shelley contacted me two weeks ago wanting to spruce up her living room before her 9 children and all their grandchildren descended for Thanksgiving.  If that sounds daunting, it gets even more so.  After their children grew up, Shelley and her husband downsized…

Weekend Links

Happy Weekend!  Here are my favorite links that made me take a longer look. It’s the week for the one room challenge reveals!  Brittany Fleming’s room stopped me in my tracks.  Her before picture was beautiful and something I’d love in my…

What do you do all day?

Say the word “homemaker,” and this is the most frequent response: “What do you do all day?” This question is offensive to a lot of at homemakers because it implies that there’s not enough to do to keep an at home spouse off…

Everybody Struggles

When I was thinking about the things I want my daughter to know before she leaves home, I made a mental list of the fastest way to clean X, how to make bread, how to fix a zipper etc…then I…