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Homemaker Glow Up: Transformative Habits to Unleash the Best Version of You

Dear Homemaker Extraordinaire,

In the delightful dance of homemaking, where every chore is a step towards creating a haven, the journey to the best version of yourself awaits. Today, let’s embark on a transformative quest, exploring habits that will not only revolutionize your home but also elevate you to a space where you radiate the homemaker glow up.

1. Morning Rituals: Setting the Tone for the Day

Begin your day with purposeful morning rituals. Whether it’s a moment of gratitude, a rejuvenating stretch, or a mindful cup of tea, these rituals set the tone for a day where you step into your role as a homemaker with intention and grace.

2. Homemaking Mindfulness: A Symphony of Presence

In the hustle of household tasks, practice homemaking mindfulness. Be present in each moment—whether it’s folding laundry, preparing a meal, or arranging flowers. Let the beauty of the present moment infuse your homemaking journey with a sense of calm and joy.

3. Declutter: Clearing Space, Clearing Mind

Engage in the magic of decluttering. Clearing physical spaces creates mental clarity. Embrace the declutter by releasing items that no longer serve you. Your home will breathe, and so will you.

4. Self Care Sundays: Nourishing the Homemaker Soul

Designate a day for self care Sundays. Whether it’s a luxurious bath, reading a favorite book, or engaging in a creative hobby, prioritize self-care. A nurtured homemaker is a radiant homemaker.

5. Meal Prep Mastery: Empower Your Culinary Creations

Become a meal prep expert. Plan and prep your meals for the week ahead. Not only does it save time, but it also allows you to curate nutritious and delicious meals, transforming your kitchen into a culinary haven.

6. Homemaker Wellness: Exercise for Joyful Living

Incorporate homemaker wellness into your routine. Whether it’s a morning yoga session, a dance break during chores, or a peaceful evening stroll, prioritize movement that brings you joy. A healthy homemaker is a vibrant homemaker.

7. Mindful Tech Time: Balancing Connection and Presence

Embrace mindful tech time. While technology connects us, it’s crucial to balance it with presence. Designate specific hours for tech use, allowing you to be fully engaged in your homemaking moments.

8. GratitudeJournaling: Cultivating Positivity

End your day with gratitude journaling. Reflect on moments of joy, achievements, and blessings. Cultivating gratitude transforms your perspective, infusing your homemaker journey with positivity.

Radiate the Homemaker Glow-Up

Dear Homemaker, as you embrace these transformative habits, remember that the homemaker glow up is not a destination but a continuous journey of growth and self-discovery. Through intentional choices, mindfulness, and self-love, you have the power to unleash the best version of yourself as a homemaker.

So, let the hashtags become guiding stars in your homemaking galaxy. Embrace the transformative power within each habit, and watch as you radiate the homemaker glow up, illuminating not just your home but the hearts of those who dwell within its comforting embrace. Here’s to your radiant journey of becoming the best version of yourself as a homemaker.

Posted 19 weeks ago

Nurturing the Soul: The Art of Blessing Ourselves Through Creative Pursuits at Home

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, where responsibilities weave a tapestry of commitments, the notion of carving out time for creative pursuits may seem like a luxury. However, let’s unravel the enchanting narrative of how investing in creative endeavors at home becomes a profound act of self-blessing, enriching our lives in ways beyond measure.

1. Embracing the Joyful Dance of Self-Expression

Creative pursuits, be it painting, writing, or crafting, are the very essence of self-expression. In these moments of creative immersion, we gift ourselves the freedom to dance with our own thoughts, emotions, and ideas. It’s a joyous celebration of individuality—a dance where our unique spirit takes center stage. I love the book A Creative Family Manifesto for inspiration.

2. Cultivating a Sanctuary of Tranquility

Engaging in creative activities at home transforms our living spaces into sanctuaries of tranquility. The gentle strokes of a paintbrush, the rhythmic flow of writing, or the soothing repetition of crafting create an atmosphere where stress dissipates, and a sense of calm permeates. Our homes become not just shelters but havens of serenity.

3. Elevating Mindfulness Through Creative Presence

The act of creating is a practice in mindfulness—an invitation to be fully present in the moment. Whether we’re lost in the strokes of a canvas or immersed in the melody of crafting, creative pursuits anchor us in the now. This mindful presence becomes a gift we give to ourselves, a break from the ceaseless pace of the outside world.

4. Unlocking the Gateway to Self-Discovery

Creativity serves as a key to the vast realm of self-discovery. In the process of creating, we unearth hidden facets of our personalities, explore untapped talents, and embark on a journey of continuous self-revelation. It’s a quest that unfolds within the comforting walls of our homes, offering us the chance to rediscover and reinvent ourselves.

5. Fostering a Sense of Accomplishment and Joy

Completing a creative project, no matter how small, is a testament to our capabilities. The sense of accomplishment that follows becomes a wellspring of joy. Every brushstroke, every written word, and every crafted piece contribute to a narrative of achievement, fostering a positive self-perception that extends beyond the creative realm.

6. Connecting with a Community of Like-Minded Souls

In the digital age, creative pursuits at home also open doors to vibrant online communities. Sharing our creations with like-minded individuals creates a sense of belonging—a virtual tribe where inspiration flows, ideas flourish, and encouragement abounds. The connections we forge become a source of mutual blessing, enriching our creative endeavors.

7. Tapping into the Healing Powers of Creativity

Creativity possesses inherent healing powers. Engaging in artistic pursuits has been linked to reduced stress, improved mental well-being, and even physical health benefits. The act of creating becomes a form of self-care, a holistic approach to nurturing our minds, bodies, and spirits within the comfort of our own homes.

The Endless Tapestry of Self-Blessing Through Creativity

In the quiet moments of creative pursuits at home, we are not merely crafting art; we are weaving a tapestry of self-blessing. Each stroke of creativity becomes a brushstroke of love, each project a chapter in the book of our well-being. So, let’s embrace the enchantment of creating within the familiar walls of our homes, for in these moments, we are not just crafting; we are nurturing the soul and blessing ourselves with the infinite magic of creativity.

Posted 19 weeks ago

Title: Embracing Elegance: A Homemaker’s Ode to the Dress

In the gentle rhythm of my homemaking journey, a subtle shift has occurred—a transformation that extends beyond the tangible threads of fabric. Today, I invite you into the intimate tapestry of my daily life, where the simple act of getting dressed has become a poignant celebration of embracing femininity and the essence of womanhood.

The Homemaking Odyssey:

As a homemaker, my days are a canvas upon which I paint the ordinary with hues of love, warmth, and purpose. Amidst the comforting routines and the comforting embrace of home, I found myself yearning for a deeper connection with the very essence of being a woman.

Farewell to Sweatpants:

Gone are the days when I draped myself in the familiar comfort of sweatpants and leggings, reserving the dress for special occasions. In this chapter of my life, the ordinary deserves to be adorned with the extraordinary. The simplicity of a dress, flowing and embracing, has become my daily ode to the beauty inherent in the everyday.

Dresses and the Dance of Femininity:

Wearing dresses has become a dance—a conscious decision to reconnect with my femininity. The gentle sway of fabric against my skin, the fluttering of a hem as I move through the rooms of my home—it’s more than adornment; it’s a celebration of the inherent grace that comes with being a woman.

The Power of a Dress:

In a world that often urges us to conform to casual comfort, donning a dress has been my rebellion—a refusal to surrender the elegance that comes with being a woman. It’s a statement of self-love, a reminder that I deserve the touch of soft fabrics and the gentle caress of colors that reflect the palette of my emotions.

A Shift in Perspective:

Getting dressed each day has become an intentional act—an acknowledgment of the sacredness of my role as a homemaker. It’s not about dressing for an audience but for the soulful satisfaction that comes from honoring oneself. The mirror reflects not just an outfit but a woman in tune with her own narrative.

Farming in Femininity:

Even amidst the chores of farm life, where mud and earth are companions, the dress has become my partner in embracing the dichotomy of strength and softness. There’s an unspoken resilience in navigating farm tasks while wrapped in the embrace of a dress—a reminder that femininity is not a fragile state but a source of strength.

A Homemaker’s Manifesto:

So, to the homemaker who has perhaps found herself in the comforting folds of sweats and leggings, I extend an invitation. Consider the dress not as an obligation but as a personal manifesto—a declaration of your commitment to embody the full spectrum of femininity within the walls of your home.

In the eloquence of a dress, I’ve found the poetry of homemaking—the lyrical expression of a woman embracing her role with grace, authenticity, and an unwavering commitment to the beauty inherent in the ordinary. Here’s to the homemakers, draped in the elegance of their own narratives, writing the poetry of their daily lives—one dress at a time.

Posted 19 weeks ago

Harmony at Home: A Waldorf-Inspired Homemaker’s Homeschooling Schedule

In the gentle embrace of a homemaker’s sanctuary, where the rhythm of the day echoes with warmth and purpose, the art of homeschooling takes on a unique melody. Drawing inspiration from the Waldorf philosophy, this homeschooling schedule weaves a tapestry of harmony—balancing the nurturing touch of homemaking with the enriched cadence of learning.

Join us on a journey through the day, where each moment is a note in the symphony of family life. From morning circles to outdoor explorations, handwork activities to shared family dinners, this Waldorf-inspired schedule seeks to create a harmonious blend of education, creativity, and the soulful rhythm that only a homemaker’s touch can provide.

Step into the realm of “Harmony at Home,” where the ordinary becomes extraordinary, and the homeschooling journey is infused with the magic of Waldorf-inspired rhythm.


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Wake-Up and Morning Chores

  • Begin the day with a gentle wake-up routine.
  • Encourage children to make their beds and tidy their personal spaces.
  • Homemaker: Start the day with a quick tidy-up of shared spaces.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Morning Circle and Outdoor Play

  • Gather for a morning circle with songs, verses, and a moment of gratitude.
  • Spend time outdoors for free play, nature walks, or a simple gardening activity.

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Main Lesson for Older Children / Creative Play for Younger Children

  • Older children engage in the main academic lesson, focusing on core subjects.
  • Younger children enjoy creative play, crafting, or storytelling.


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Snack and Break

  • Gather for a nourishing snack and a short break.
  • Homemaker: Use this time for light household chores or to prepare lunch.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Handwork or Art for All Ages

  • Engage in handwork activities such as knitting, crocheting, or simple crafts.
  • Homemaker: Continue with light household chores or focus on personal projects.


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Lunch and Rest

  • Enjoy a wholesome lunch together.
  • Allow time for rest, either with a quiet activity or a short nap for younger children.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Story Time and Quiet Reading

  • Gather for a shared story time or independent reading.
  • Homemaker: Attend to any remaining household chores or personal tasks.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Outdoor Exploration or Nature Study

  • Head outdoors for exploration, nature study, or a simple science activity.


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Afternoon Circle and Closing Activities

  • Come together for an afternoon circle with calming activities and reflections.
  • Homemaker: Begin preparing for the evening meal.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Family Dinner and Evening Chores

  • Enjoy a family dinner and discuss the day’s activities.
  • Collaborate on evening chores, involving children in tidying shared spaces.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Evening Activities

  • Depending on the day, engage in family-oriented activities, such as games, music, or a shared project.

7:00 PM: Bedtime Routine

  • Begin a calming bedtime routine, including a bath, storytelling, or quiet reading.
  • Ensure each child has a peaceful transition to sleep.


  • This schedule is adaptable based on the needs and preferences of the family.
  • The rhythm of the day is intentionally structured to create a harmonious flow, inspired by Waldorf principles.
  • Encourage flexibility and allow space for spontaneity within the rhythm.

This Waldorf-inspired schedule blends the nurturing environment of a homemaker with a thoughtful approach to homeschooling, fostering a sense of rhythm and connection throughout the day.

Posted 20 weeks ago

Homemaking with Heart: Infusing Sincerity into Every Corner

In the tapestry of homemaking, where everyday tasks become threads weaving through the fabric of our homes, there exists a transformative power—the power of sincerity. It’s a quiet force that, when infused into every little thing we do, has the remarkable ability to change the very essence of our homes. So, dear homemakers, let’s embark on a journey of sincere homemaking and watch as our spaces transform into havens of warmth and authenticity.

Embracing the Ordinary with Extraordinary Sincerity:

In the mundane rhythm of daily life, it’s easy to overlook the significance of the ordinary. But what if we approached each task, no matter how trivial, with sincerity? Folding laundry becomes an act of care, cooking transforms into a culinary symphony of love, and arranging flowers becomes a gesture of appreciation for the simple beauty that graces our homes.

Sincerity in Simplicity: Homemaking is not about grand gestures; it’s about finding beauty in simplicity and infusing sincerity into the everyday. A cup of tea becomes a moment of self-care, making the bed transforms into a ritual of order and comfort, and lighting a candle becomes a commitment to create an atmosphere of serenity. In these simple acts, sincerity becomes the cornerstone of a heartfelt home.

A Poem for Homemakers:

In the heart of our homes, where love is spun, A homemaker’s journey has only begun.

With sincerity as our guiding light, We transform the ordinary into something bright.

In the kitchen’s dance, where flavors entwine, Sincerity seasons each dish, making it divine.

A sprinkle of love in every recipe, Homemaker’s touch, creating harmony.

With broom in hand, we sweep away, The cares of the world, making room to play.

In each stroke, sincerity unfurls, Turning chores into a dance of swirls.

In the soft glow of a candle’s flame, Sincerity whispers, no two moments are the same.

Creating an ambiance, gentle and kind, A homemaker’s touch, a treasure to find.

From the heart of our homes, sincerity blooms, Turning chores into joys, banishing gloom.

Homemaker’s joy, woven with grace, Transforming each corner into a sacred space.

The Ripple Effect of Sincerity:

As we weave sincerity into the fabric of our homemaking, the ripple effect is profound. Our homes become not just shelters but sanctuaries—spaces filled with the essence of sincerity, where every little thing radiates warmth and authenticity. The energy we invest in these acts comes full circle, creating a haven that nurtures and embraces all who enter. Why not write down your intentions and create a slogan of sincerity in a gratitude journal. THIS is my favorite one.

So, dear homemakers, let sincerity be your guiding star. In every dish you prepare, every corner you tidy, and every moment you create, infuse sincerity. Watch as your home becomes a testament to the beauty found in simplicity and the transformative power of heartfelt homemaking. For in sincerity, we find the true joys of home.

Posted 20 weeks ago

Crafting a Cozy Haven: The Transformative Benefits of Writing Down Your Daily To-Do Lists and Yearly Goals

In the midst of homemaking, where warmth and intentionality reign supreme, there’s a beautiful simplicity in the act of putting pen to paper. Today, let’s explore the timeless practice of crafting daily to-do lists and setting yearly goals on tangible, real-life paper. As homemakers who weave magic into the everyday, this age-old method is not just about tasks; it’s a gateway to a more intentional, fulfilled life.

1. Clarity in the Domestic Dance:

In the delightful chaos of homemaking, writing down tasks provides a moment of clarity. It’s a tangible way to sift through the daily whirlwind, distill priorities, and focus on what truly matters. Whether it’s planning meals, organizing spaces, or scheduling family activities, the act of putting it on paper brings a sense of order to the delightful dance of homemaking.

2. Goal Setting for Domestic Bliss:

Setting yearly goals is like crafting a vision for your own domestic adventure. Writing down these aspirations ignites a sense of purpose and direction in the heart of your home. It transforms abstract dreams into actionable steps, making the journey towards achieving them all the more real and attainable. It’s not just about what you want to do; it’s about creating a haven that reflects the warmth and love of your homemaker’s heart.

3. Memory Lane, Homemaker’s Edition:

A homemaker’s mind is a treasure trove of tasks, plans, and dreams. Writing down your daily tasks is like leaving breadcrumbs for your future homemaking self. It’s a foolproof way to remember and recall what needs to be done. Plus, the satisfaction of crossing items off the list is a joyful memory boost—a visual reminder of progress in the heart of your home.

4. Motivation for Homemaking:

In the heart of homemaking, seeing your goals and to-dos written out before you is like having a personal cheerleader nudging you forward. The visual reminder serves as motivation, encouraging you to take the necessary steps, no matter how small, towards creating a haven that reflects the love and care you pour into your home.

5. Time Management in the Homemaker’s Realm:

A well-crafted to-do list is the homemaker’s secret weapon for effective time management. It helps you allocate your time wisely, prioritize tasks, and prevent the feeling of overwhelm. It’s not about doing more; it’s about creating a home that feels organized, welcoming, and filled with the love you pour into every corner.

6. Reflection and Homemaking Growth:

The act of writing creates a space for reflection in the heart of homemaking. A daily journal of tasks and yearly goal tracking becomes a roadmap of your personal and domestic growth. It’s a journey documented—one that allows you to learn from challenges, celebrate victories, and adjust your homemaking course as needed.

7. Tangible Success, Homemaker’s Edition:

At the end of the homemaking day, there’s an incomparable satisfaction in holding a completed to-do list or reviewing a list of achieved homemaking goals. It’s a tangible representation of your homemaking efforts, progress, and success. It transforms the abstract concept of homemaking productivity into something you can touch, feel, and celebrate in the heart of your cozy haven. Grab my favorite homemakers list HERE.

In the realm of homemaking, where warmth and intentionality weave through every task, there’s a quiet power in the simplicity of writing down your daily to-do lists and yearly goals. As homemakers navigating the dynamic landscape of home creation, this pen-and-paper approach is not just a tool for organization—it’s a catalyst for intentional homemaking. So, pick up that pen, embrace the magic of paper, and unlock the transformative benefits of putting your homemaking dreams and tasks into words. It’s not just a list; it’s a roadmap to a more purposeful and fulfilled home.

Posted 20 weeks ago

The Art of Cozy Living: Crafting Your Sanctuary with Simple Delights

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, there’s a timeless desire for a haven—a place where the chaos of the outside world fades away, and warmth wraps around you like a familiar embrace. Today, let’s embark on a journey into the art of cozy living, discovering the magical ways simple things like books, tea cups, magazines, and little touches can transform your space into a sanctuary of comfort and joy.

1. The Joy of Books:

Books have an enchanting ability to turn any space into a refuge for the soul. Create cozy reading nooks with plush cushions and soft blankets. Surround yourself with shelves of well-loved novels, inviting you to escape into different worlds with each turn of the page. Let the gentle rustle of pages become the soundtrack to your serenity.

2. Tea Cups and Tranquility:

There’s something inherently soothing about a cup of tea. Elevate the ritual by curating a collection of tea cups—each with its own story to tell. Display them on a charming tray, and let the aroma of your favorite blend fill the air. Whether you’re sipping alone in contemplation or sharing a quiet moment with a loved one, tea cups bring a touch of elegance and tranquility.

3. Magazines as Moments of Inspiration:

Magazines aren’t just periodicals; they’re snippets of inspiration waiting to be discovered. Create a cozy vignette with carefully chosen magazines—stacked on coffee tables or arranged in baskets. Flip through the glossy pages to find ideas for your next adventure, a new recipe to try, or simply immerse yourself in the visual feast of beautifully curated content.

4. Small Touches, Big Comfort:

Cozy living is all about the small touches that make a big impact. Scatter soft throw pillows on your couch, drape a chunky knit blanket over the arm of your favorite chair, and let the soft glow of fairy lights create a warm ambiance. Embrace textures like faux fur, wool, and natural materials to add depth and comfort to your space.

5. A Symphony of Scents:

Bring the outdoors in with the subtle aroma of homemade beeswax candles or diffusers. Opt for scents like vanilla, lavender, or cedarwood to evoke feelings of comfort and serenity. The gentle flicker of candlelight creates a cozy atmosphere, turning your home into a sanctuary for the senses.

6. Personal Treasures:

Infuse your space with the essence of you by displaying personal treasures. Whether it’s a collection of seashells from your favorite beach or framed photos that tell your story, these small touches add a layer of familiarity and warmth. I love oils from Mountain Rose Herbs.

Here’s a great recipe for a homemade beeswax candle:

Easy Beeswax Candle with Essential Oils in Mason Jars


  • Beeswax pellets or grated block
  • Cotton wick
  • Essential oils (e.g., lavender, eucalyptus, citrus)
  • Mason jars
  • Pencil or wooden stick
  • Double boiler or heatproof container and saucepan
  • Wick holder or tape


  1. Prepare Jars:
    Clean and dry mason jars. Secure the wick in the center using a wick holder or tape.
  2. Melt Beeswax:
    Melt beeswax in a double boiler until fully liquid.
  3. Attach Wick:
    Dip wick in melted wax and place in the center of each jar.
  4. Add Essential Oils:
    Stir essential oils into melted wax (10-15 drops for an 8-ounce jar).
  5. Pour Wax:
    Carefully pour scented beeswax into jars, leaving half an inch from the rim. Hold the wick centered with a pencil.
  6. Cool and Trim:
    Let candles cool and solidify. Trim the wick to half an inch above the wax.
  7. Enjoy:
    Light up your homemade beeswax candles and savor the cozy atmosphere they bring.

Craft your own fragrant haven effortlessly with this simple beeswax candle recipe.

In the art of cozy living, simplicity reigns supreme. It’s about embracing the ordinary and finding joy in the everyday. With books that transport you, tea cups that soothe, magazines that inspire, and thoughtful touches that wrap your home in comfort, you’re not just creating a space; you’re crafting a sanctuary—a haven where the beauty of simplicity is celebrated, and every moment is a cozy delight. Welcome to the art of cozy living—where simple things bring boundless joy.

Posted 21 weeks ago

Embarking on a Journey of Divine Domesticity

Welcome, dear readers, to the heart and soul of the home—a sanctuary where love resides, laughter echoes, and memories are woven into the very fabric of our lives. I’m thrilled to introduce you to “Divine Domesticity,” your go-to guide for cultivating a home that transcends the ordinary—a haven where every moment is an opportunity to create a life of warmth, connection, and purpose.

The Essence of Divine Domesticity: In a world that often moves at a dizzying pace, Divine Domesticity is a celebration of the simple joys that make a house a home. It’s about embracing the divine art of homemaking, where every task, from the mundane to the magnificent, becomes a sacred act of love and intention.

A Tapestry of Homemaking Topics: Here at Divine Domesticity, our journey is multifaceted. We’re setting the table for an array of homemaking topics that span the entire spectrum of family life. From the comforting aromas of the kitchen to the gentle hum of homeschooling and the rustic charm of homesteading, we’ve curated a tapestry that encompasses:

  1. Cooking & Baking: Explore the culinary arts with us as we embark on flavorful adventures in the kitchen. From cherished family recipes to delightful new discoveries, Divine Domesticity is your culinary companion.
  2. Family & Faith: Uncover the beauty of family bonds and the strength that stems from shared faith. Our articles delve into meaningful conversations that nurture the soul and fortify the familial ties that bind.
  3. Motherhood & Homeschooling: For the mothers and homeschooling enthusiasts, Divine Domesticity is a nurturing space. Discover tips, resources, and stories that resonate with the joy and challenges of these profound roles.
  4. Homesteading: Whether you have acres of land or a cozy urban dwelling, embrace the spirit of homesteading. From sustainable practices to the joys of cultivating your own garden, Divine Domesticity is your guide to simple, intentional living.
  5. Keeping House: Transform your living space into a haven with our insights on home organization, decor, and the art of creating spaces that reflect the love that dwells within.

Join the Divine Domesticity Community: This blog isn’t just a collection of words—it’s an invitation to join a community of like-minded individuals who believe that every aspect of homemaking is an opportunity for divine expression. It’s a place to share, learn, and celebrate the journey of making a house a cherished home.

So, dear reader, whether you’re a seasoned homemaker or just starting on this path, Divine Domesticity is here to inspire, uplift, and guide you in creating a home that reflects the divine beauty within your domesticity.

Welcome to a world where every aspect of homemaking is a celebration, and every corner of your home is infused with the magic of Divine Domesticity. Let the journey begin!

Posted 21 weeks ago

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