Creating Home - Sunday Homemaker

Collecting Vintage Homemaking Manuals

Isn’t it always true that when you really get interested in a subject, all you want to do is learn more about it? I’ve been collecting vintage Homemaking manuals for the past few years and get so excited when I find a new one! They’re so fascinating to read, and they make me appreciate the modern conveniences we have that make homemaking so much easier today. Because of my love for these vintage manuals and the fact that they’re so hard to find, I display them in my home like…

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Gardening - Homemaking

My Garden Plan

The weather here in northern Utah has finally started to feel like Spring, so it’s time to focus on this year’s garden! Every year I try and come up with a new system of organization for a gardening plan. My favorite way is featured in August 2017’s issue of Wilma Magazine. It’s a gardening scrapbook journal that’s organized by year. I know not everyone is artistic or likes to journal, so I designed My Garden Plan as an organizational sheet. It’s perfect for those who want to keep a written…

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Family - Holidays

Best Easter Wishes

“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” Janine di Giovanni Have a wonderful holiday weekend, my friends! Hopefully the weather warms up soon. I was hoping for a backdrop of blossoms or Spring flowers. If you look closely, though, you can see snow on the ground for this Easter picture. Hence the only greenery around–a pine tree. Yikes! Best Easter wishes from my family to yours!

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Family - Home Journal

Connecting To The Past

Earlier this week, I finally started going through my family history that was ruined when our house flooded a few years ago. Originally, I had ten binders of genealogy that I had compiled of pictures, letters, and newspaper clippings from my ancestors. When the flood happened, I salvaged what I could and just left everything in a pile. I didn’t have the heart to do anything with it other than that. Recently as I was sorting through everything, I was reminded how much family history means to me. I love…

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Get the Look - Holidays

3 Easy Ways To Create A Beautiful Easter Table

With Easter less than a week away, it’s time to start planning! Hopefully you’ve got your menu all figured out because today I want to share 3 easy ways to create a beautiful Easter table. After all, the table presentation is the first thing that gets everyone excited about the delicious holiday meal! What I love about designing my table is the challenge of using items around my house (or even making something). It’s definitely more creatively satisfying than just buying something ready-made. 1. LAYER COLORFUL LINENS Start your table…

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