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Author: Stephanie Miller

  • Is it important to celebrate all marriage anniversaries?

    Is it important to celebrate all marriage anniversaries?

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    Should married couples celebrate each and every anniversary?  In the busy chaos of everyday life, sometimes we can let the “less important” anniversaries fly under the radar… but should we be prioritizing our anniversaries?  What about the 4th anniversary? What about the 12th? How about the 20th? See, we would jump at that last one…

  • How we do art in our homeschool

    How we do art in our homeschool

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    Art in our homeschool has always been a struggle for me. I KNOW it’s important and educational, but somehow I always find myself thinking we don’t have the time for it. On a day when I would suddenly be inspired to do some art with the kids, I would find I was missing some supplies.…

  • The best homemade pumpkin spice mix recipe

    The best homemade pumpkin spice mix recipe

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    This recipe for homemade pumpkin spice is a slight variation on the classic pumpkin pie spice recipe. It’s warm, spicy, and oh so cozy. Make a big batch and keep it on hand for all your fall baking. ​Imagine, if you will, you’re enjoying a nice cup of coffee while you look out your living…

  • Tips to save money during the holidays

    Tips to save money during the holidays

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    We can all use more tips to save money during the holidays.   Let’s think through the categories of spending during the holidays and go through them individually. But first! Before we dive into our money-saving tips, we first need to talk about something… The people in your life that you want to bless this…

  • Tips to stay sane during the holidays this year

    Tips to stay sane during the holidays this year

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    If you’re looking for a few tips to stay sane during the holidays this year, then let’s discuss a few ideas here. We will talk about making a plan, having a budget, staying on track, and how to still find joy this holiday season.  Confession… I LOVE Christmas. I use Christmas dishes year round. I…

  • What is the definition of a homemaker?

    What is the definition of a homemaker?

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    Have you ever wondered what exactly a full-time homemaker does?  This is a high-level overview of some of the “pillars” of homemaking. If you’re a homemaker looking to hone a few skills, don’t let this post overwhelm you! Simply choose one area at a time to work on improving. Growth is the goal, not perfection.…

  • How to declutter when your family won’t let you

    How to declutter when your family won’t let you

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    Let’s talk about how to declutter when your family won’t let you.  Related Post: How can minimalism change your life for the better? Trying to declutter your home when you live with people who don’t want you to mess with their stuff can be hard.  As a homemaker, the home is our “domain”. This means,…

  • How to give a thoughtful gift to anyone

    How to give a thoughtful gift to anyone

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    This guide on how to give a thoughtful gift to anyone will give you the tools to find the perfect gift for anyone on your list! During the holiday season, or even birthdays, we will need to find meaningful gifts for people we adore. Even if gift giving isn’t one of your love languages, you…

  • How can minimalism change your life for the better?

    How can minimalism change your life for the better?

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    There are so many ways that minimalism can change your life for the better!  Here, we’ll talk about a few ways that minimalism can vastly improve your life, such as: Our minimalist journey Many years of minimalism have been a huge blessing for our family. It’s helped us avoid overstimulation for kids and parents alike.…

  • Tips to prepare for an unmedicated “natural” birth

    Tips to prepare for an unmedicated “natural” birth

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    Our birthing experience has the potential to be one of our most cherished memories, or one of our most traumatic experiences of our lives. If your goal is to have a natural childbirth without the use of pain medication, then I have a few encouragements for you. God is the one who creates new life.…