20 Homemaking Binder Sections + a Flip Through of My Self Care Section

For those of you who think starting a homemaking binder is hard, it’s not. Your homemaking binder does not have to look like anyone else. It doesn’t have to be decorated with pretty stickers and washi tape.  Don’t let a undecorated binder stop you from getting your life organized. It’s not about the cutest stickers or best handwriting. It’s about finding a practical way to manage your time, resources and life the best you can. What your binder does have to be is useful. You can learn to make it pretty as you make it practical.  The first thing you want for your binder is useful sections. There are a ton of options to choose from, but choose wisely. In the beginning I had way too [Click here to continue reading]

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Target Frugal Home Decor Finds

I have been updating my entire home one room a time. I’ve also been sticking to a strict budget for each room. To do that, I do a lot of window shopping looking or deals on home decor. I like nice things, but I won’t pay full price if I don’t have too. Today I’m going to show you some of the things I bought for my home. Some of the things I’m thinking of buying, and some of what I liked but didn’t buy. What I Liked But Didn’t Buy Marshalls: I really liked the colors on the Jonathan Adler journals for $2. At that price I wanted to see them in my office, but the inside was just plain paper and I couldn’t [Click here to continue reading]

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Blog Income Report for January 2015

I am starting a new series here on Aprons And Stilletos that will highlight my monthly blog income. Let me start by saying, I am absolutely blessed to have a husband who provides for our family so that I don’t have to work. I’ve been a stay at home wife and mom since our children were 11, 4, 2 and 3 moths old. They are now 21, 14, 12 and 11. I started A Proverbs Wife, a Christian family blog in 2008 and after about a year it went from being just a hobby to a source of part time at first, then later a full-time income. In January 2014, I started Aprons and Stilletos to share more of the creative versus marriage and parenting side [Click here to continue reading]

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Natural Flawless Beauty Routine

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Colgate-Palmolive. All opinions are mine alone. #OpticSmiles #CollectiveBias. From watching my beauty videos, you know I stick to a simple beauty routine. If a routine doesn’t leave me looking naturally flawless in less than ten minutes I won’t stick with it.  The same goes for my teeth. I need to see results pretty fast and be able to get through the process fast. Whiter Teeth in 3-Days*!! Healthy skin and teeth are important me because I love to talk. Since talking draws attention to your face and teeth, I like to keep mine in tip top shape. I was still sick with bronchitis the week of my birthday, but wanted to whiten my [Click here to continue reading]