“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...]

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...]