House & Home

Creating a home requires more than just maintaining the physical structure. It requires developing and maintaining a certain feeling of safety, security, and freedom for the family who dwells within the walls. Just like maintaining your own personal wellness, it is necessary to maintain the wellness of a house and the family within.

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    Organizing Life

    Organizing STUFF is easy compared to organizing LIFE. (For example, this article should have been published last week, but life interfered.) LIFE has a way of saying, “Hey, you thought you had a plan for the day/week. I’ve got news…

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    Decluttering: My Next Step

    Many days you can find the house renovating shows playing on my television while I am doing dishes or sorting through stuff. I love the people who say that their house just isn’t big enough for them any more, or…

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    Organized Chaos

    My lifestyle has recently been dubbed “organized chaos.” I don’t like it. The person told me it was a compliment, but I don’t feel that way. To add insult to injury, there have been a plethora of articles in my…

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    Embracing 2019

      2018 is racing toward the finish line MUCH TOO FAST, and I really don’t think I’m ready for 2019. How many hours now?   We aren’t celebrating big. We aren’t going anywhere. In fact, I think we might be…

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    Snickerdoodles

    When I was in elementary school, my mother enrolled me in 4-H instead of Girl Scouts. Why? I’m not sure, but I had a cousin in a 4-H troupe and her mom praised what was going on because you had…

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    Blueberry Muffins

    I love blueberry muffins, but I don’t really like the artificial taste of the tiny can of miniature blueberries that comes in a boxed mix. Not only do they lack a good blueberry taste, there are never enough blueberries for…