I tried and failed at a lot of homemaking systems over the years. I read books that overwhelmed me with charts and steps and advice that I knew was wise and insightful, but it just didn’t work for me long term. I needed to understand my own passion and style of living first so I could develop a simple daily routine that actually made sense for me.
For years and years now, I’ve used four daily routines to keep my house what I call “clean enough.” These routines keep my home in fairly decent order even on the busiest of days. Having simple daily rituals is how I stay motivated and inspired at home! Once I found what systems and home making style worked for me and my season of life, and I made peace with my imperfection, I could enjoy and feel content with the home I had — rather than be overwhelmed or discouraged by it.
My ebook, NOT a DIY Diva is about nurturing a passion for being the creative keeper of your home. This isn’t necessarily a “how to keep house” or “how to decorate” book, but rather gentle encouragement I hope will inspire you to seek beauty in having a home (whatever place you currently call home!), no matter what your own limitations or struggles are. I hope it will encourage you to enjoy the process of a creating a comfortable home that is authentic and personal to you and your family!
You can download a sample chapter of NOT a DIY Diva by clicking the NOT a DIY Diva sample page.
If you would like to find out more about this ebook as well as read endorsements, you can go to the website NOT a DIY Diva (you can also purchase your own pdf copy for $3.99, downloaded directly to your computer immediately upon purchase!).
If you’d like to connect with other women who want to nurture homemaking, creativity and simple decorating skills (on a realistic budget of time and money!), I’d love for you to join me at my blog, The Inspired Room, each week. I share affordable and doable decorating ideas, motivation to keep up your home in simple ways, and encouragement to live the kind of life you want, in spite of our limitations and struggles. You can also find me on Facebook! I’d love to meet you!
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