Homemaking

Homemaking

Homemaking is a mainly American term for the management of a home, otherwise known as housework, housekeeping, or household management. Discover tips and tricks to make homemaking easier! #sahm #wahm

Kitchen Appliances and Essentials You’ll Need for Your New Home

Kitchen Appliances and Essentials You’ll Need for Your New Home

For many homeowners, the kitchen is perhaps the most essential room in the home. It goes without saying; a more functional kitchen needs to have a wide range of appliances, meal prep tools, and kitchen equipment. These include tools and appliances that help keep food preserved along with others that help with meal prep and cooking. Kitchen Appliances and Essentials You’ll Need for Your New Home When moving into a new house, there’s a huge chance you’ll need to upgrade a few of your appliances or add new tools and equipment. Selecting the perfect kitchen appliances for your kitchen will…
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3 Easy Hacks When Transitioning Your Decor Throughout the Winter

3 Easy Hacks When Transitioning Your Decor Throughout the Winter

Looking for ways to transition your decor throughout the winter? Saving time and money is something we all want to accomplish for the rest of the winter season. After the holidays, we have most likely taken a hit in our bank account. Decorating your living area is something that can be a little daunting, especially when you don't want to spend additional money. Read below for easy hacks to ease these doubts when you are transitioning your decorations. Don't Forget to Repurpose From Thanksgiving until Easter, there are quite a few ways your decor changes. The keys to cutting back…
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5 Great Benefits to Hiring a Moving Company to Help you Move

5 Great Benefits to Hiring a Moving Company to Help you Move

Do you know the benefits of hiring a moving company to help you move? Moving can be a hectic and tiring experience. The decision to move is often overlooked and delayed because of the long process of packing, transportation, and unpacking. However, there is hope, if you have found a better place and you want to move, hiring a moving company is all you need to do. It can be tricky to find a good moving company with all the essential services you need, and therefore extensive research should be done. Benefits of Hiring a Moving Company FoxRelocations is a…
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Tips to Create The Perfect Family Room & Help Kids Unplug

Tips to Create The Perfect Family Room & Help Kids Unplug

Create The Perfect Family Room Unplugging kids from their devices can be one of the hardest things a modern parent has to do. Spending quality time together has gotten harder as platforms like Youtube and Snapchat, become increasingly popular. Like most parents, you probably miss interacting with your child for more than five minutes before their attention inevitably goes to their phone, tablet, or tv. Tips to Create The Perfect Family Room & Help Kids Unplug A solution to that issue can be a designated family room; A room that is dedicated to family, togetherness, and interaction. Whether you're converting…
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Kick Off 2020 By Decluttering Your Home

Kick Off 2020 By Decluttering Your Home

Does starting a new year feel any different to you? For some people, it's just another day, in another year. For moms, the day-to-day life carries on as usual. However, this is a perfect time to reflect and alter the aspects of your life that you wish functioned better. In 2020, make it a goal to be more organized by decluttering your home. After all, it will allow the regular daily routine to be more relaxed for the whole family. Kick Off 2020 By Decluttering Your Home When beginning your more-organized journey, the number one factor in succeeding is decluttering.…
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How to Properly Clean a Kitchen Sink

How to Properly Clean a Kitchen Sink

Do you know how to properly clean the kitchen sink? Check out today's post to see if your cleaning schedule is getting rid of the real dirt and grime! When it comes to cleaning the kitchen, most people think of washes the dishes, cleaning the floors, and wiping down those dirty countertops. One part of the kitchen that often gets overlooked though is cleaning the kitchen sink! Every night before going to bed, the kitchen sink is high on my checklist. It's a priority each night for me because the kitchen sink is one of the dirtiest parts of your…
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6 Sewing Hacks You Need to Try

6 Sewing Hacks You Need to Try

Sewing is great - at least most of the time. But now and then, little annoyances pop up that are difficult to deal with. Even if it's a small thing, something throwing you off of your rhythm can disrupt you while you're working. If you want to feel better about sewing, you need some excellent sewing hacks in your arsenal. These are just a few ideas for different ways that you might be able to make your sewing life a little bit easier. These hacks cover a lot of the more difficult things that can come up while you're sewing,…
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Let’s Get Scary with Amazon Alexa Halloween Skills

Let’s Get Scary with Amazon Alexa Halloween Skills

This post was sponsored by Amazon as part of an Influencer Activation. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year by far! Besides the fun of dressing up and decorating, we love all the fun get-togethers we host this time of year. Getting in the spooky spirit has never been easier, thanks to the Halloween skills on Alexa. All we have to do is tell Alexa, “Alexa, let’s get scary” to get the spooks going! Keep reading to find out how to interact with your Echo enabled devices. What are Alexa…
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5 Things To Do Before Moving To A New Home

5 Things To Do Before Moving To A New Home

You may be moving across town or to an entirely different state. There are many things to consider when it comes to packing up one home and moving to another. Following specific tips can make this process much more manageable. Mostly, it’s all about being prepared. It is also essential to have all of the necessary supplies for packing up household goods. 5 Things To Do Before Moving To A New Home Some of the things on your list will have to do with your current home or apartment. Getting this location ready for resale in some instances is a…
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4 Tips to Teach a Child to Sew on a Sewing Machine

4 Tips to Teach a Child to Sew on a Sewing Machine

Sewing is an art that many tend to overlook. There are some schools that offer sewing classes for home economics. If your child doesn’t have this option, consider teaching your child how to sew on a sewing machine at home. This task may seem like a daunting endeavor at first. However, if you just follow the steps provided in this article, you’ll realize how much fun this will be! It is also another excuse for you to bond with your little ones. How to Teach a Child to Sew on a Sewing Machine You have to be sure to get…
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Feeling Secure at Home with BHMA Certified® Securehome™ Label

Feeling Secure at Home with BHMA Certified® Securehome™ Label

This post was sponsored by the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Being a mom of four children, feeling more secure in our home is extremely important.  That’s why the security of our house is a priority for us.  As this is a concern for most homeowners, we want to share what we are doing that makes us feel safer at our home.  These tips are great for everyone, and many are super simple tips for home security. After these tips, I'm going…
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Top 7 Green Moving Tips for the Eco-Conscious

Top 7 Green Moving Tips for the Eco-Conscious

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Colonial Van Lines Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. While the reasons for these moves vary, the desire for green moving tips stays consistent. Green Moving Tips for the Eco-Conscious Luckily, Colonial Van Lines is here to deliver. Whether you’re looking for green moving tips for your upcoming move, or want to help someone else become more eco-friendly, this post is for you. Make your move easier (and greener) with these smart, professional green moving tips and packing hints: Tip 1: Start Planning Early The key to making all these…
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Creating The Ultimate Home For Your Kids

Creating The Ultimate Home For Your Kids

The home should be a place that is comfortable and inviting for the whole family- including your kids and family. The home should be a space that they not only enjoy but can thrive in. Find out what you need to know about creating the ultimate home for your kids. Creating The Ultimate Home For Your Kids Creating the ultimate home for your kids is not about spoiling them. It is about giving them somewhere that nurtures them and helps them to grow into amazing adults. This can be achieved through a variety of ways, and it extends far beyond…
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Different Types of Diffusers and Their Benefits

Different Types of Diffusers and Their Benefits

Different Types of Diffusers and Their Benefits There are many types of diffusers that come with exceptional benefits for the users. Over the years, diffusers have been providing a way in which people can use essential oils in a safe manner. There is so much knowledge you can gain online about diffusers. For instance, the Victsing review provides in-depth information about the factors to consider when it comes to choosing the best oil diffusers on the market. You need the right knowledge regarding diffusers to help you purchase the one suitable for you. Here, we are going to talk about…
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Making Summer Better with Veranda Series of SunBriteTVs

Making Summer Better with Veranda Series of SunBriteTVs

Veranda Series of SunBriteTVs Summer nights are coming quickly and I am so excited to get outdoors and spend time with the family.  Having four kids, it’s easier for us to host parties than to go place so we make sure to have lots of summer get-togethers.  Our favorite thing to do after a day of water play is to enjoy a movie night outdoors.  The Veranda Series of SunBriteTVs is the perfect way to make summer movie nights you will never forget! Growing up, I never thought I would be able to enjoy a movie outdoors outside of a…
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Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom and a Freelancer Being a stay-at-home mom is rewarding in so many ways. Nevertheless, the role can be quite mentally and emotionally taxing. Especially if you’re an independent woman who is accustomed to having a career and making her own money! But balancing life as a stay at home mom and a freelancer can be tough! Working from home is a win-win situations for many parents. You get the joy of raising your children during those important first years. Plus, you get to not only bring in income, but have back a…
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Do loads of laundry without spending loads of cash

Do loads of laundry without spending loads of cash

Do loads of laundry without spending loads of cash If your anything like me, there is currently at least one pile of laundry waiting for you.  In my case, there may be like 4… Laundry is an inevitable and it isn’t cheap!  Take it from a mom of four, laundry is a cost that I am always trying to get down!  So how do you do loads of laundry without spending loads of cash? There are a ton of very creative tips out there, but I’m all about using the most effective ones only!  Check out our best tips on…
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3 Components Of Basic Family Security

3 Components Of Basic Family Security

When it comes to parenting, one of our highest priorities is keeping our family safe.  But where do you start?  Check out this great post from our friend Carol James from EssayLab.com Taking precautions to protect our loved ones and our valuables is important and not complex.  There are three key components to a basic security plan: Insurancesecurity systemhome security safe These three components offer layers of protection from the top down with home safes being your last line of defense. Once these three elements are properly in place you can be confident that you have done what is necessary…
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What You Need To Know About A Domestic Drainage Survey

What You Need To Know About A Domestic Drainage Survey

All You Need To Know About A Domestic Drainage Survey Drains are obviously underground, which is why we pay them little attention - at least until something goes wrong - yet a drainage survey is often required when buying a property, as this ensures that you aren't left with a very large bill to repair an old and dysfunctional drainage system. Modern drainage surveying is far easier than it used to be, thanks to CCTV, which allows the technician to really inspect the system, as well as identifying and locating blockages and leaks. If you would like to know more…
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How to afford a Large Family on a Very Small Budget

How to afford a Large Family on a Very Small Budget

For many years, we have been a one income home.  Where I have always had some side hustles going on to make extra money, becoming a full-time blogger did not happen until well after the girls were all in school. Making such a small budget work for a family of five, then to a family of six, took some real dedication and learning to coupon. Couponing allowed our family to have a pantry and cabinet stocked full of name brand products, for a fraction of the cost of the dollar store! Using coupons to save money Learning to coupon does…
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