Homemade Flannel Christmas Stockings

Christmas stockings are kind of a funny thing: either you grew up with over-sized red and green socks, or you didn't. For me, they were a Christmas staple as a girl, and I knew I wanted to share that little tradition with my husband and kids. Last year, I whipped up some rustic flannel stockings … Continue reading Homemade Flannel Christmas Stockings

Put Decorative Items to Use for Attractive-Utility Homemaking

It's easy to wish over the picture-perfect, charming living spaces featured in homemaking magazines and on Pinterest. But I've become more certain (ever since starting my family) that no mother's home actually looks like that. I mean, how can we compete with muddy boots, breakfast crumbs, scattered toys, curious minds, and racetrack roads that must … Continue reading Put Decorative Items to Use for Attractive-Utility Homemaking