Bread Can Predict the Weather

What did one slice of bread say to another after a long day? Don’t worry—tomorrow will be butter. 🍞 Did you know that bread can predict the weather?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Well, at least that’s what these old wives tales claim 😄⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶To take the last piece of bread on a plate foretells rain.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀▶ If you drop a piece ofContinue reading “Bread Can Predict the Weather”

20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine

Like the homemaker, from 2 posts ago, who was all out of cleaning supplies, she used what she had on hand, lemons and vinegar. However, her cleaning product took atleast 2 weeks to make. So, if you’re needing something to clean your home right away, you can use nothing more than a cut lemon. LemonsContinue reading “20 Uses for Lemons in Your Home Cleaning Routine”

Homemade Toilet Tablets with Lemon

Today is the continuation of our lemon themed cleaning hacks! I used lemon juice in these easy homemade toilet tablets and I am now going to try to keep these on hand at all times. These are some great little cleaners and so simple to make. Not to mention there are no harsh chemicals orContinue reading “Homemade Toilet Tablets with Lemon”

FREE Printable – “Confession” Wall Decor

If you are anything like me, a full time homemaker, you probably run into the “not in the mood to do anything” blues. So, I am here to help you with that by sharing this great old poem I found. I read this just about every day to give myself a type of pep-talk andContinue reading “FREE Printable – “Confession” Wall Decor”

Healthy Old-Fashioned Granola Recipe (Free Printable) A Homemaker in the Kitchen

“He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread” Proverbs 12:11 The unsatisfied homemaker, flips through her cook books, searching for something new. She is tired of always preparing the same foods for her husband and children. She knows they would like something different too. She has been blessed with a kitchen and all theContinue reading “Healthy Old-Fashioned Granola Recipe (Free Printable) A Homemaker in the Kitchen”

Time Saving Tips & A Homemakers Evening

The baths have all been taken, a cup of milk all drank and now the children, all nestled in bed, listen to their mothers calming voice. A bedtime story calms them down and makes their eyes heavy and soon they begin to dream. One young child fights off sleep and climbs into the storytellers lap.Continue reading “Time Saving Tips & A Homemakers Evening”

Envelope Style Pillow Covers -A Simple Sewing DIY-

My poor couch pillows have been in desperate need of some repair. I was very tempted to throw them away but I didn’t want to pay the price of new ones. It amazes me just how expensive pillows can be. So, I decided to sew a simple case. Something that could be easily removed andContinue reading “Envelope Style Pillow Covers -A Simple Sewing DIY-“

Being Positive When It’s Not a Positive Kind of Day… (Monday)

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. –Hellen Keller     After the weekly day of rest many homemakers have trouble getting back into their daily routine. Monday’s can be a little tough on everyone. But I have a little secret… positivity goes a long way. Getting into a positive mindset when you’reContinue reading “Being Positive When It’s Not a Positive Kind of Day… (Monday)”

A Homemakers Morning

“Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.” – Psalms 143:8 A fire crackles in the stove as she wakes to a dimly lit room. Her children still nestled inContinue reading “A Homemakers Morning”

About the Author

This blog was created for you, all my like-minded homemakers. And I would love to get to know as many of you, who follow Home Sweet Cottage, as I can. So, let me be the first to introduce myself. Hi! I’m Hollie Yang… I could go into long drawn out paragraphs about myself and boreContinue reading “About the Author”