The Lost Art of Neighboring and Porching

I love when the warm weather sets in because I add another room to my house: my front porch!  Mark and I love to sit out on the porch and read, talk, or visit with friends.  Today I’m sharing an excerpt from My Hearts at Home about the value of...

What’s for dinner tonight?

I’m trying something new these days.  I’m trying to begin dinner plans at breakfast.  I have a loose schedule for meals, but I find that I serve a more well-rounded meal when I think through my meal plan and start my prep first thing in the...

Sometimes you gotta make a mess to clean things up…

A little while ago Mark and I noticed that we had a terrible gnat problem in our kitchen pantry.  It was really getting bad and I had checked everything I knew to check.  We finally decided that we needed to take everything out of the pantry, wipe down the...

It’s a House Tour!

Want to peek inside the Savage home? This video was prepared for our Hearts at Home conferences a year or so ago. It’s a video tour of the Savage house. How does this look like your house?PS. How are you doing being a yes mom this week?

Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Thanks all for the great discussion on Chapter 2! If you’re behind on reading and want to participate in the discussion anytime this week, we’d love to hear your thoughts! Here’s Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement: Visioning VacationsBy Jill...

Wednesday’s Words of Encouragement

Aromatherapy for the Familyby Jill SavageIt’s amazing where your sense of smell can take you. One whiff of someone’s perfume can bring to mind a special friend who used to wear the same fragrance. The smell of cookies baking will take you back to when you...

It’s Spring in my house!

It’s spring in the Savage home! Yes, there’s snow outside, but inside there are flowers!Several years ago a friend showed me how to grow paperwhite bulbs in a jar of water and rocks. You just put river rocks in a jar and place the bulbs on the rocks. Then...