Blessed Home Giveaway


About a month ago, 10 other bloggers and I launched a collaborative e-book devotional called, “Set Apart: Becoming a Woman of Virtue in a Modern World“. We decided we wanted to do a giveaway to celebrate! “Set Apart” is included in the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle which launches today as well! If you’d like to pick […]

How to: Make Perpetual Broth In Your Crock Pot

How to Make Perpetual Broth in Your Crock Pot {Infographic} at

Perpetual Broth I wrote a post the other day over at Modern Alternative Mama about how to have broth all week long. I have found this to be revolutionary for me. It’s never frozen when I need it, and I don’t run out. This way my family can have rich, delicious broth all week long!

Treating Ear Infections Naturally: Home Remedies and Why They Work

Treating Ear Infections Naturally: Alternative Remedies | Alternative remedies for treating an earache at home, without medication | Virginia George

Last week I told you about garlic infused olive oil and how it worked to help my son with his earache. Today we’re going to talk about why. In case you missed it, here is the recipe: Garlic-Infused Olive Oil Ingredients: Clove or two of garlic, roughly chopped 1oz olive oil, or enough to cover […]

Taking Time Out For Your Kids at My Joy-Filled Life


I try to be a good mom. The other day my 4yo asked me, “Mom, do you have time to play with me?” It broke my heart because I never want my kids to think I don’t have time for them, or that I don’t want to spend time with them. I struggle with balancing […]

Meteorologists Report No Spring in the Midwest This Year


Meteorologists have confirmed our worst nightmare: There will be no spring in the Midwest this year. But How? There have been ongoing studies of both current and historic weather patterns. Those patterns coupled with recent weather system analyses suggest “winter” as we know it will extend into May, when summer weather will abruptly begin. Scientists […]