Category: Homemaking

We started container gardening about three years ago; this style of gardening was the perfect choice for our family since we were relocating so frequently. By switching to container gardening, we could move our garden at a moment’s notice. There are a few limitations when choosing to container garden, but we found we could still grow most of our favorite fruits, herbs, and vegetables.

Here are some easy steps to get started:

  • Find a place in your yard that gets at least six hours of sun a day.

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It’s not like you expected homemaking to be a piece of cake.

But you had no idea you’d be so tired, frustrated, and overwhelmed, right?

I’ve often felt the same way. When I first became a wife and mom years ago, I needed GPS to find my way around the kitchen. Oh, and developing systems to efficiently handle laundry and cleaning? Um… do I have to answer that?

Homemaking is filled with mundane tasks that never end,

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If you have children with interest in gardening, the perfect one to start with is a butterfly garden. Butterflies are intriguing for the young and the old. As their populations have declined due to various threats, it’s an excellent idea to create a butterfly garden in your backyard to enjoy these beautiful creatures. I love sitting in our garden first thing in the morning; it is so peaceful watching all the butterflies & hummingbirds dance amongst the flowers.

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