“All Things Home” Link Party

It's here!  It's here!  It's finally here!  I've been eagerly anticipating this day since I began the series on Making Your a House a Home.  Today, it's your turn to share with us your tricks of the trade...the homemaking trade.  (All of us are homemakers whether we work inside or outside the home.) … [Read more...]

“all things home” link party

Hey there!  Don't panic.  The link party isn't today. Instead of having the usual Show & Tell party on Wednesday, I'm going to be closing the Making a House a Home series with an "All Things Home" themed link party on Thursday.  That's this Thursday, March 1st. I had originally planned to do this on Wednesday, but decided to move it to … [Read more...]

the foundation of a home


As I prepared for this "Making a House a Home" series, I knew I wanted to include a post about the foundation of a home.  However, I felt convicted that I should not be the one to write this post.  So, one night as I was contemplating, "but if I don't do it, who is going to write this post?"  No sooner had I finished that thought than Traci came to … [Read more...]

whose home is it, anyway?

Welcome back to my Making Your House a Home series! Writing this series has been a really fulfilling experience for me. Any time I share something like this, it makes me feel a little vulnerable.  I want to thank you for  encouraging me along the way. So far we have defined home, talked about making sure "mama is happy", and discussed the value of … [Read more...]

give ‘em a dose of tradition, a cupful of routine and they’ll be alright

Welcome back to my "Making a House a Home" series.  If you missed the introductory post or last week's topic, "If Mama Ain't Happy", you can click on the links to see those and catch up.  To watch the videos in the 2nd post just click on the titles which are written in red. This week, I had planned on talking about establishing traditions in your … [Read more...]

If Mama Ain’t Happy: setting priorities

Hi!  Welcome to the first post in my "Making a House a Home" series.  I'm so exctited about this series and about you being here.  I'm looking forward to a great month of dialogue, encouragement and inspiration. As I thought about this particular post and what it was going to be about, I decided the best way to present it was in "person".  Well, … [Read more...]

there’s no place like home


  Isn't this home beautiful?  I'm a big time fan of front porches.  Patios are nice, but front porches make my heart sing.  "Wild thing, you make my heart sing"...sorry, couldn't resist. {source} … [Read more...]