Author Archives: Old Fashioned Homemaking

Make Spring Cleaning a Cinch

(Family Features) Spring is a time of renewal and revitalization, but it’s hard to appreciate all the invigorating aspects of spring when your home still bears months of winter dust and dirt. Tackle your living space room-by-room for a spring … Continue reading

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Save Time with a Dream Closet

(Family Features) If you’re one of the 57 percent of women who believes having an organized closet would make finding what you want easier and faster, there’s no time like the present to stop dreaming about having a beautiful and … Continue reading

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Easy and Delicious Lemon Cookies

Lemon Meltaways – Saving Room for Dessert Do you think if I post bright lemony recipes, spring will come early? Probably not but it’s nice to dream. The forecast is calling for -4 degrees tomorrow night, we have about 7 … Continue reading

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How to Make Time for Jesus at Home

Becoming a Christian…accepting Christ as Savior…being born again—whatever words you use to describe or define your relationship with God, they denote a commitment. In aligning yourself with Jesus you are committing to be faithfully obedient to him.

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Old Fashioned Skills to Teach Children

21 Old Fashioned Skills to Teach Children The world is constantly moving forward, improving and finding new and better ways to do things. And while I applaud the inevitable march of progress and technology, it’s alarming to me how many … Continue reading

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Heritage Scrapbook Layout Idea for Grandmother

Grandmother Picture of my Grandmother from our vintage photo stash

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Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joe Recipe

Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes Ok. One of two things needs to happen. Either school ends asap…or the temperature reaches 85 degrees every day moving forward. Because, you guys. I just cannot buy Trevor any more pants! Honestly, I’m shocked … Continue reading

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Four Cheese Macaroni with Bacon Recipe

Four Cheese Bacon Mac I actually made this Four Cheese Bacon Mac in OCTOBER of last year, back when I had the ridiculous idea that I was going to get ahead and save some recipes for “maternity leave” after I … Continue reading

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Why is Complaining so Toxic?

10 Reasons Why Complaining is Toxic Complaining is harmful to body and soul… Sometimes I enjoy a “good complain.” You know, a little commiserating, self-pity, critical whining. But a “good complain” isn’t really good. One author offers 10 reasons why … Continue reading

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Prayers to Make Your Whole House a War Room

6 Amazing Prayers to Make Your Whole House a War Room ⋆ A Little R & R I am an information junkie. From the time I was a child I’ve enjoyed reading and learning new things. I would spend hours … Continue reading

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Easy-to-Follow Weekly Cleaning Schedule

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How to Organize Your Fridge in 7 Easy Steps

7 Steps to an Organized Fridge · by · Ok, so there is something you should know about me and organizing. I love to be organized. Unfortunately, I’m bad at it. Ask Steve. He will be happy to tell you … Continue reading

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Unique Ways to Add Whimsy to Your Garden

How to Add Whimsy to Your Garden Ok, so you have the plants picked out, the hardscape in place, and even some evening lighting, but you still feel something is missing from your garden. Chances are, it’s a little bit … Continue reading

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Homemaking Has More Purpose Than We Realize

The Purpose of Homemaking – Queen of the Household

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How to Lower Your Grocery Bill Without Using Coupons

Grocery Shopping Budget – Homemade Ginger I’ve gone back and forth so many times about doing a post on my grocery shopping budget. I love reading what other people are doing to stay on a budget, how much they spend … Continue reading

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