Oh I am such the rule follower. However, today I’m going to share about holidays and breaking the rules. Also known as doing those to dos early. December is such a busy time, why not move a few of those ‘to-dos’ to November? I did all of the following early the last several years. What a blessing it was to really enjoy the process as
Here at Habits for a Happy Home we love Pinterest! It’s a tool that we use for building habits. Collecting ideas for making happy homes. For example, Kendra created a bedroom sanctuary with inspiration from Pinterest. You can read all about how she did it in her post, Surviving Life with Boys: Creating a Sanctuary. Most of the authors here also shared our favorite Pinterest
December seems to be the month of get-togethers. Whether it is a large crowd or a small gathering, I always seem to be busy making food for friends and family. This particular dish is one of my favorites to make (and eat) for Christmas gatherings. It is quick and easy and you can make it ahead of time! It comes from a cookbook that my mom made for me several years ago;
October means a change in menu. Football, fall, leaves, family gatherings and cooler weather mean these type recipes from our archives… Fun Food for Football Watching by Kim A. – hearty red chili, spinach melts… Barbecue Cups, also by Kim – are simple, quick and delicious! Fallish Fun: Caramel Apples by Kendra – these are absolutely beautiful! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies also by Kendra Italian
We welcome Amy Waters to our group of authors here at Habits for a Happy Home. You may remember her from when she shared her wonderful gift idea using the Jesse Tree Advent. We look forward to her sharing with us each month now… What are you hungering and thirsting for? Have you ever made an idol out of something good? I know that I
Do you love watermelon as much as I do? Well, we discovered another yummy way to eat it! I try to keep my family eating as healthy as possible. . .and in summertime, that means making our own popsicles. My four-year-old asked (a few times) for watermelon popsicles; so I finally tried to make them, and they are the most beloved popsicle flavor so far!
A few months ago I made it a goal of mine to cook dinner for my family more often. I knew I had become lazy in the kitchen when my afternoon telephone conversations with my husband sounded something like this… Him: What are we doing for dinner tonight? Me: I made meatloaf and mashed potatoes! Him: You actually cooked?! I had let our busy
I have struggled with my weight for 10+ years and have been on many diets and programs, none of which were successful in the long term. I decided in January to make big lifestyle changes. I have changed the way I think about food and am much more active. In less than a year, I have lost 38 pounds, lowered my heart rate, lowered my cholesterol, lessened my