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Cheerful Chore Challenge, week 4: Evening Clean – Simply Convivial

This summer I’m working on our consistency in our housecleaning habits, so that when we return to our school routine, the house maybe will remain habitable. Over the last many years I’ve been reading about, planning through, and working on these sorts of habits, I’ve learned what ingredients make the most difference in our home….

Hidden Art of Homemaking: Creative Recreation

In chapter 11 of Hidden Art of Homemaking, Edith Schaeffer writes about “Creative Recreation,” meaning first restorative recreation out of doors, but also the creative expression used in planning and in crafting. She writes, recreation [out-of-doors] produces creative results, which stimulates creativity, which refreshes one’s ideas and stirs one up to produce. Creative Restoration: Nature…

February & March Happy Home Habit: Make Eye Contact and Smile

In my Habits Project for 2013, I decided on 3 categories of habits: Health, Home, and Happiness. That’s the alliterative version. The more accurate titles would be Health, Organization, and Mothering. I picked the three aspects of my life right now upon which all others are built: my own physical stamina and energy, my ability…

A Providential C-Section

Geneva Kate was born November 2, 2012, by unexpected c-section, 24 hours after being admitted to the hospital for an induction at my request (her due date was October 28). Heidelberg Catechism | Lord’s Day 10 Q. What do you understand by the providence of God? A. Providence is the almighty and ever present power…