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7 Homemaking Secrets You Should Know (Plus Why I Quit Folding my Fitted Sheets)

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe via Email or.RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! When I got married at the ripe old age of 19, I had no sweet clue about anything other than the fact that I was madly in love. Starry-eyed love was firing on all cylinders, and there was no… 

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Weekly links + fun things around the web, curated by Beth Ricci

Hello Friday (Vol. 4)

Weekly links and chatter

Ditch the processed rice cereal and give these 15 ideas a try for introducing your baby to the world of solid foods!

15 Real Food Ideas for Baby’s First Solids

Even the most mainstream nutritional advice today says to minimize or avoid refined white carbs, like white flour, white pasta, and white rice. So then WHY on earth do they recommend a refined, powdery, white rice cereal for baby’s first food? It’s positively baffling. Rice cereal has practically no nutrition, and 6-month-old babies don’t even… 

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7 Ways to Naturally Increase Breast Milk Supply

7 Ways to Naturally Increase Breast Milk Supply

By contributor Erin Long of Home & Grace My appointments with the NICU lactation consultants usually ended this way: “This is your third breastfed baby — you’re fine. We’re not worried about you” Well, I was getting worried about me. My son was two weeks old and my breast milk supply was a fraction of… 

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FREE Mini Video e-Course for Overwhelmed Homemakers! Limited Time Only.

Hey, hey, hey! GREAT news! In anticipation of next week’s Ultimate Homemaking Bundle sale, the team has created an incredible mini video e-course for you, and it’s totally free! It features one of my very best friends in the world, Erin Odom, and her mentor, Holly, as they talk about 4 simple steps to reducing the overwhelm… 

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Weekly links + fun things around the web, curated by Beth Ricci

Hello Friday (Vol. 3)

Lately I’ve been really bummed out that I haven’t been able to write/create/produce more. Blog posts have been more infrequent than I prefer, and certain administrative/business tasks have been sucking the life out of me. Run a blog as a business while also homeschooling and mothering and wife-ing (and so on) is like trying to… 

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One Year After Quitting Shampoo: A No-Poo’ing Update

In January of 2014, I declared my intention to quit shampoo for a month. It was an experiment in the practice of no-‘poo hair care (using non-shampoo means of cleaning your hair) . If you’ve been a long-time reader, you might remember the updates that I posted a few times throughout the year. Here they are… 

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Hello Friday

Hello Friday (Vol. 2)

Happy Easter Weekend! Today is Good Friday – a day of both mourning and hope. We mourn that our brokenness put Jesus on the cross, but have hope knowing that He is alive, and accomplished the incredible gift of salvation through His sacrifice. It’s the most selfless love the world has ever known, and it’s given… 

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Don’t Fall for the Bulletproof Coffee Trend. (Do this instead.)

Oh, coffee. You are the wind beneath my wings. You inspire me to stay awake. You are the reason I’m vertical. You’re a good friend. Indeed, I have a big fat crush on a hot cup of joe (still not sure why they call it that), but I don’t love pasteurized cream and white sugar. Sadly,… 

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