Interview with MacKenzie Monroe on Homemaking

Interview with MacKenzie Monroe on #Homemaking

Today I am looking forward to introducing you to someone who decided to take 2014 by storm with a Bold year of goals and encouragement similar to The 144 Plan.  If you like to be challenged within the home, in Bible Study, and fitness her Bold year is definitely worth checking out.  Today the topic [...]

How to Create an Emergency Kit

How to Create an Emergency Kit--great to know for tornado season

Last May EF4 and EF5 tornadoes stormed through Oklahoma destroying homes and schools in Edmond, Shawnee, Moore, and surrounding areas.  One of those tornadoes came within a fourth of a mile of our home sending my two babies, my husband and myself sprawling for our bicycle helmets, bed mattress, and life essentials only to crowd [...]

Girly Organization and Toy Rotation Ideas

Girly #Organization and #Toy Rotation Ideas

Last week, in two posts of the 144 Plan to Happy Homemaking two readers shared their toy rotation and girl room organization ideas which totally inspired me to implement something similar in our home.  The result is what I am sharing with you today. Making Room in the Closets for Toy Rotation To begin, I [...]

How to Create a Princess Party on a Budget

How to Create a #Princess Party on a Budget #kidspartyideas

One part of keeping a home involves the acknowledgment and preparation of special celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, job milestones, school success, etc.  Today’s 144 Plan to Happy Homemaking is all about that–taking joy in life’s little celebrations–even on a budget. Today is Peanut’s birthday.   It is hard to believe she is turning 5! [...]

Keeping the Family in Mind as You Organize

Keeping the family in mind as you #organize: 4 ways to encourage your family to take pride in their stuff and how it is organized

Recently, I had a reader and friend email to ask for my organization advice.  Her major point of frustation?  Her children and husband were not putting things away when they were finished using them leaving a mess behind that was more than she could bear.  She knew she needed to try something different but just [...]