Super Easy Fall Mason Jars


I love fall! Here in Florida the effect is not quite the same as up north but I still love it. Cooler weather comes and the seasons begin changing. This is the time of year where we start celebrating all the way through December. It is great. Each year I try to add to my collection of fall decor. I…

The Gift of Time Together


In my pursuit of simple living I have downsized our home significantly. I constantly try to keep up with the flow of things coming into the home. I analyze if something is worth keeping or not then I either put it away or donate it. But there is more to simple living then less stuff. Simple living goes into every…

Cloth Diapers: Going Against the Norm


It wasn’t so long ago when cloth diapers were all that anyone knew. Now when you see a parent cloth diapering their child it is a sort of novelty. People wonder why would anyone even bother doing it. For me it was simple. I wanted to save money. The was the biggest reason. Sure I liked that I was helping…

Folding the Perfect Fitted Sheet


Today we are going to talk about sheets. When it comes to laundry, I do not mind folding the clothes for the most part. But folding large items like blankets and sheets, that is my least favorite. In fact, if you want to deter me from folding a basket of laundry, keep a large item like a sheet or blanket…

Do You Speak Too Freely?


I don’t know about you but my mouth has gotten me into all kinds of trouble. It has for years and will probably continue to do so until I have completely mastered it. LOL Let me ask you this. Have you ever been in a situation where you know you should just leave it be, just not say anything. You…

Do We Inspire Each Other to be Better Housekeepers?


As a housewife we can hold certain standards on the type of house we keep. From how we handle our children to how our house presents itself to guests. Each housewife is different in what they perceive as a well-kept house. And just like anywhere else, opinions vary on what is essential in the home. These kind of differences are…

Rainbow jello cups – Birthday Edition


Originally I had no plans of making a rainbow jello cup. I purchased a box of gelatin in every color of the rainbow and planned on making each one and then displaying them in a rainbow pattern on a glass dish. The concept of a rainbow cup came later. The is a very easy recipe, it just takes some time…

Birthday Decorations For $30


I just recently threw my daughter’s third birthday. It was great. She wanted rainbows and cake and Christmas presents 🙂 So I did a My Little Pony (MLP) theme. I don’t know about y’all, but I love planning a party. Especially the decor. I try to start early so I don’t wind up with no money a week before the…

Rainbow Cake – Birthday Edition


We just celebrated our oldest daughter’s 3rd birthday. Back in July I asked her what she wanted for her birthday. She said Rainbow, Rainbow cake and Christmas (pronounced mismass) present. So I choose a My Little Pony theme. They have a rainbow pony that I could use to incorporate the rainbow that she wanted. It took sometime for me to…