How To Keep Your Home Clean

It’s hard running a home, isn’t it? It’s even harder to keep up with life at the same time.

I look back to the days of June Cleaver and sigh. Oh to be a housewife in the 50’s! Her life consisted of cleaning, cooking, and raising her children. Now we women try to balance a career on top of all that! (more…)

How To Become A Morning Person

Are you a morning person?

Yeah…I wasn’t either!

Let’s just start out by saying there’s probably a good number of us wives who are NOT morning people. We’re the ones who can’t function without our coffee. The ones who wish we could just bounce out of bed in the morning and hit the ground running.

And the ones who have really good intentions (more…)

The Best Remedy for Motion Sickness

Have you ever suffered from motion sickness? How about morning sickness or general nausea?

I’ve been prone to motion sickness for as long as I can remember. I’ve always been pretty embarrassed about it and always felt bad asking if I could ride in the front seat when traveling. I would quietly sit in the backseat and think to myself over and over, “don’t get sick, don’t get sick…”. (more…)

How To Buy A Home In Your 20’s

Are you considering buying a home? Maybe you’ve been thinking about it for a while and don’t even know where to start. That’s where we were a few years ago.

I thought we were ready to buy a home. I had so many Pinterest boards of home decor and DIY’s it would make your head spin. Every room of our new house planned. Every paint color was chosen. I thought we were ready to take the plunge! But when we started to really look at buying a house, we realized we had some work to do.  (more…)

30 Inexpensive Date Night Ideas

Date nights can be expensive! Going out to dinner with dessert and drinks, seeing a movie, then stopping at the gas station along the way, and don’t forget a babysitter! All of a sudden, your date night just bounced into the red on your family’s budget. 

But it doesn’t always have to be that way! (more…)

When Other Relationships Hinder Your Marriage

The relationships we have in our lives come in a wide assortment, don’t they?

Trying to find the balance between our families, friends, children, co-workers, and of course our marriage – phew! It can be downright exhausting to keep up with!

When you think about it, you may be invested in at least 10-20 different relationships at any given time – but there’s just one you! (more…)

Protect Your Marriage

My husband and I have been married for six years. I can’t believe the time has gone by that quickly!

I remember anxiously awaiting our wedding day and trying to find any advice or tips on how to make my marriage wonderful.

I read some books but found that the best “advice” was just the short little quotes lying about. (Thanks, Pinterest!) One, in particular, stood out to me: (more…)