What It’s Like to Be the Child of a Hoarder

What it's like to be the child of a hoarder

Imagine living in an ant hill, walking through trails barely wide enough to pass and finding a little pocket of space here and an empty chair there. If you were an ant, you might not mind, but if you’re a human being, it’s no fun. My mother was a hoarder. She was the kind of hoarder you’ve […]

How to Clean Stained Coffee or Tea Cups

How to clean stained coffee cups

Whether you’re a coffee drinker or a tea drinker, chances are you have a problem with stained mugs. I know I do. The dishwasher doesn’t get my mugs clean. A swipe of the dishrag doesn’t do it, either. There’s always a dark film, a shadow of tea left behind. My husband says I’m crazy, but […]

Banish Crabby Mom

Banish Crabby Mom

I have a confession to make. I struggle with being a crabby mom. That’s right, me, all beautiful. messy. life. and live fully tattoo, and I struggle with being a grumpy mom day in and day out. I have my own things to do, you know? I have to clean the bathroom and do the laundry […]

Win a 7″ Kindle Fire HD7 ($140 value) from Feels Like Home!

Kindle Fire HD7

This week, I am giving away a 7″ Kindle HD 7 to one very lucky Feels Like Home reader! To make things easier, I’m using Rafflecopter for this giveaway. See below and BE SURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS. All you have to do to enter is visit the Ultimate Homemaking Bundles website and choose which […]

3 Reasons to Watch When Calls the Heart

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I was hooked from the first ten minutes of the When Calls the Heart pilot movie, and I haven’t stopped watching since. Here’s the story line: Prim and proper Elizabeth Thatcher leaves her wealthy family (and servants and hot baths and indoor plumbing and extravagant wardrobe) in the east of Canada to become a schoolteacher in […]

4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking

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Are you a stressed-out homemaker (like me)? Don’t stay overwhelmed! I am doing a free e-course that is changing the way I approach my home: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking! Are you tired of getting behind on laundry? Do you struggle to keep your kitchen clean? Does the dinner hour have you harried? If so, you […]

Grilled Stuffed Burritos with Chicken, Feta, and Sargento Mexican Cheese

Grilled burritos stuffed with chicken, BBQ sauce, couscous, Sargento cheese, feta, Greek yogurt, and salsa - These are so delicious!

These burritos are like the pinnacle of food for Joe and me. They’re stuffed with everything imaginable – shredded chicken, couscous or rice, black beans, corn, Mexican blend cheese, salsa, Greek yogurt or sour cream, and feta cheese. Sure, fancier food is nice, but these burritos are something we could eat day in and day out, all […]

Play Dough Color Theory for Preschoolers

Teaching primary and secondary colors with play dough

What kids don’t love play dough? I know mine do. One of the things they love most about dough is mixing the colors. If I’ve spent money on little yellow tubs of dough, the very last thing I want them doing is mixing it into mud. So that doesn’t go over very well around here. […]

Save Kids Lives with Global Road Safety Week

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Is your road safe for your kids to ride bikes on? Is it safe to take a walk on? Unfortunately, the answer for many children is a resounding NO. Motorists drive too fast, pay too little attention, and create generally unsafe conditions for kids. And then there’s the issue of highway safety where drivers speed […]

Making the Most of Easter at the Last Minute

Making the most of Easter at the last minute

Today is Good Friday, and I’m on the Tommy Nelson blog talking about creating an especially fun and meaningful Easter with your family, even at the last minute. Here are some easy ideas for making the most of Easter at the last minute 1. Turn off all the lights. There was a period of darkness when Jesus […]

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