There are likely several things that go into your homemaking. Cooking, cleaning, organizing, shopping, and so much more. It’s a lot of responsibilities and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or feel like you aren’t doing a great job in all areas.
Many people seem to believe homemaking is something that should just come naturally. You may naturally do well in some areas but it’s unlikely someone naturally does well in all areas of homemaking. Continuing to learn new homemaking skills, or improving the ones we already have, can help make our lives better and easier.
There are some really great resources out there to help make us better homemakers and help us to be less overwhelmed. These are a few resources I have enjoyed.
Must-Have Homemaking Resources
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- DIY Natural Household Cleaners by Matt & Betsy Jabs
Making your own cleaners helps you save money and use safer ingredients. This book has a ton of great cleaner recipes that are easy to make.
- The Healthy Lunch Box by Katie Kimball
Eating sandwiches every single day for lunch gets boring. Katie share some great recipes for healthy lunch options that will get you out of the sandwich rut.
- Chicken Dump Recipes by Sharla Kostelyk
We want to make healthy meals for our families but sometimes life is just too busy to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. This book contains easy freezer-to-crockpot meal plans complete with grocery list and printable labels!
- The Beginner’s Guide Zero Waste Cooking by April D. Lewis
I’ve talked in the past about reducing your food waste being a great way to save money. This book will help you make sure you aren’t wasting food by giving you great tips and tricks to use up food that may normally get wasted.
- Plan It, Don’t Panic by Stephanie Langford
Meal planning is also a great way to save money, time, and prevent food waste. This book will help you find the method of meal planning that works best for you and your family.
- Grocery University by Crystal Paine
Don’t have much time to read books? Grocery University is an audio course you can listen to while you are doing other things on your schedule. The course contains 19 audio MP3 files, a 40+ page workbook, and rock-bottom price list PDF. It’s a great deal and perfect for when you want to learn but don’t have time to read.
These are just a small sampling of the great resources out there that can help us improve our homemaking. I’d love to hear what your favorite resources are. Share in the comments below or email me.
Also what are your current struggles with homemaking? Mine is time management, which is why I’ve been taking the Make Over Your Mornings course. There is so much to do and so little time!
Sale Alert! Make Over Your Mornings and Make Over Your Evenings are currently on sale. They are only $10 each right now. If you want both courses you can buy one for $10 and the second is only $7. It’s a really great deal. The sale runs until August 15th so don’t wait to buy the courses.