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Planning & Organizing

While the most important aspect of our home is our focus on God and pointing our family back to Him – sometimes we just need some practical help and tips on managing it ALL! So whether you need some cleaning recipes, tips on how to effectively plan, or new organizing ideas you will find what you need below.

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Planning for a Year of Success – Hf #55

I am a huge planner. I love making lists, to-do’s, planning out my time and setting priorities for my week. It has become a lot of what I share here in my ministry because intentionally planning can have such a profound impact on how you run and manage your home.  The funny thing is –… Read More

Focusing on CHRIST this Christmas – Introducing our new kit!!

As my kids are getting older, it’s been more and more important to me as a mom to focus our household on Christ during the Christmas season. But the problem is, it’s sometimes hard to know how to go about doing that.  I set out on Pinterest to try and find maybe some worksheets or… Read More

Finding Hobbies You Love as a Busy Mom (or Homemaker)

I used to do so many things that I enjoyed. In high school and college, I felt like I was busy but I always had those extra moments to pursue passions and hobbies.  Along the road my days spent working on papers for my theology classes turned into days spent with my four (almost five)… Read More

FREE Fall Mrs. Meyers Cleaning Kit is HERE!

PLEASE NOTE: This Fall deal is now over. However, Grove has another fantastic offer for you!! When you sign up for a new account you will get a FREE Mrs. Meyers hand soap and a $10 store credit to spend on whatever you want! This still makes for a fantastic deal.  Fall is the beginning of… Read More

Simple Meal Planning {with a Free Printable!}

By Victoria Osborn, Contributing Writer Meal planning… two words that can bring both a sense of dread and relief, depending the way you look at it. On one hand when you take the time to sit down and think through your meals for the coming week or month, you’re creating a plan of action which… Read More

Three Not So Profound Truths That Have Changed How I Set Goals

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer We’re about a month into the new year and you may have already fallen into the new years resolution failure club or maybe you decided you wouldn’t even try since you’ve never gotten very far in the past. Whether you make resolutions or not, I want to encourage you to… Read More

Getting back into routines in the New Year

I am focusing on cultivating more joy in my life this year. Slowing down long enough to be thankful for all that God gives. Choosing gratitude and intentionally being content, truly content, throughout my days. My goals and focus this year all have to do with choosing JOY! But the thing is, it’s really hard… Read More

8 Menu Plan Tutorials (To help you fall in love with cooking again)

This week is Meal Planning week here at YWG. Meal planning is a really important part of running and managing my kitchen and I’m excited to dive into resources all week for helping you discover a meal planning option that works best for you. On Friday I shared 15+ recipes that the whole family will love… Read More

Creating & Using a Home Management Binder to Run My Household

I am not a natural organizer and I didn’t come into marriage with any great homemaking skills. The last seven years have been a whirlwind of learning domestic skills and discovering along the way what it means to be a homemaker who glorifies God. I adapted pretty quickly to learning how to cook and clean… Read More