How to Streamline Your Grocery Shopping and Save

How to Streamline Your Grocery Shopping and Save

  We often wonder if there is really a way we can streamline our grocery shopping. One of the largest line items in our budget is food. It is also the one that can get out of control easily, if we don’t watch it closely.…

Sew Simple! Easy, Breezy Curtains to Make

Sew Simple! Easy, Breezy Curtains to Make

  We don’t always want curtains covering our windows. There is nothing more calming than a sunbeam shining through a window. It offers warmth and comfort, and helps to make the room feel welcoming. However, when that same window allows too much heat in, it…

Choosing the Best Home Business for You!

Choosing the Best Home Business for You!

  Now that you are ready to take the plunge, choosing the best home business for you  is the next step.    There are so many options for a home-based business.  Here is a list of a few that fall into either category – remote…

How to Make ‘Home’ Work Productive & Professional

How to Make ‘Home’ Work Productive & Professional

  It’s time to consider making your ‘home’ work productive and professional. You have given working from home a lot of thought. You have done your research, dipped your toe in the water. Now you are more than ready to make that transition. But what…

How to Choose the Best ‘Home’ Work for Success

How to Choose the Best ‘Home’ Work for Success

  Are you wondering how you can choose the best ‘Home’ Work for Success? Working from home sounds like such a dream job. We can get out of bed, grab a cup of coffee, sit at our desk, and never take our pajamas off. If…

Biscuits – How to Make a Southern Delicacy

Biscuits – How to Make a Southern Delicacy

  Around here, a person’s cooking skills are judged by their biscuits. They could make a Boeuf Wellington that would make the best chef swoon, but if their biscuits could be used as building material, they ‘just can’t cook’.   I remember visiting at Alona’s,…

How to Create an Easy Meal Plan

How to Create an Easy Meal Plan

    Creating a Meal Plan was always one of my ‘weakest links’. For years, the Country Boy and I have played the game: ‘What’s for Dinner? It starts with me asking him what he would like to eat. His immediate response is, “I don’t…

The Psychology Behind Clutter and How To Eliminate It

The Psychology Behind Clutter and How To Eliminate It

  Please give a warm welcome to Annie Lewellyn from 15 Acre Homestead, who offered to do a Guest Post for the readers of The Farm Wife. For more about Annie, see her Bio below!     An Introduction To Clutter       Clutter…

How to Make a Home Comfortable & Welcoming

How to Make a Home Comfortable & Welcoming

  We all want a home where, the second you or anyone else walks through the door, there is a comfortable and welcoming feeling. One where all the troubles of the world seem to melt away as soon as you pull up the drive.  …

A Fresh Start – How to Ease Your Money Concerns

A Fresh Start – How to Ease Your Money Concerns

  We all need a fresh start to ease our money concerns. We have pushed, pulled and stretched our pennies so far that we end up forcing old Abe Lincoln to jump off to go get help. No matter what we do, there never seems…

Blending Homemaking, Homesteading & A Simple Life

Blending Homemaking, Homesteading & A Simple Life

  We love the idea of blending homemaking, homesteading and a simple life.  But is it really possible?  What does it mean to live that kind of life?   Just so you know: This post contains affiliate links; if you click on a link and…

How to Simply Care for Overnight Guests

How to Simply Care for Overnight Guests

    (This post has been updated from it’s previous post – ‘Hospitality’)   Overnight guests are just one type of visitors we have during the holidays.  Some come for an hour, some for the day, and some come for dinner. And   it doesn’t…