The Joyful Conductor

My Favorite Tidying Up Trick

My Favorite Tidying Up Trick

Even though the title of this post alludes to me sharing one sole tidying up trick, I promise the post length you’re about to enjoy is necessary to share just how awesome it is. So I preface my post with a yes, this is a long blog post but an even bigger yes, it’s worth […]

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Maximizing Your Strengths

Maximizing Your Strengths

. . . instead of focusing on your weaknesses. That was the title I wanted to use here but it was far too long. My long-winded self sometimes has to reel it in! Truly though, what if instead of trying to constantly improve the things we are not gifted or skilled at, we focused on […]

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Our Yard Tour

Our Yard Tour

Welcome to our home! Well, the part of our home also known as the yard! If you’re just here for the photos, well then check this out first. In the very least I’d love to share a simple before image with you because I’m a total sucker for a good before and after. And if […]

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Not Now Doesn’t Mean Never Again

Not Now Doesn’t Mean Never Again

I have this vivid vision, sometimes more than a few times in one week. It’s of me standing in a nondescript hallway with one door to my left and one to my right. As I stand in the hallway snug between both doors, I find myself confused. Both doors reveal people and adventures and things […]

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How I Simplify Laundry

How I Simplify Laundry

Remember when I shared my big goal for 2018? Turns out that goal has been easy to manifest in a lot of small but powerful ways. One of the home tasks I think gets completely blown out of proportion is laundry. I hear so many woman complain about the ‘mountains’ and ‘piles’ of laundry taking […]

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The Commercial Side of Easter in Our Home

The Commercial Side of Easter in Our Home

Happy Easter, everyone! It’s an early morning here as we prepare for a sacred and celebratory morning at church and a full afternoon of family, food and fun at home. I’ve read a lot of blog posts about the reason for celebration today and want to be clear this part of Easter is at the […]

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Finding Your Own Contentment

Finding Your Own Contentment

In full transparency the post has taken a lot of guts to share but I think it’s a topic that would serve us well to talk about more frequently. I actually spent a whole year (52 weeks in total) writing about my week to week quest to find contentment because I think it’s that interesting […]

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The Joyful Conductor of Our Lifegiving Home

The Joyful Conductor of Our Lifegiving Home

One of my 2018 goals, actually the very first and most important one of them all, is to be The Joyful Conductor of Our Unique Lifegiving Home. That’s a mouthful isn’t it? I read Sally and Sarah Clarkson’s The Lifegiving Home last year and it radically changed the way I viewed my home, my role […]

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