Plant a Beautiful Word Garden

“Words are seeds they do more than blow aroundthey land in our hearts and not on the groundbe careful what you plant and be careful what you sayYou might have to eat what you planted one day.”-unknown ▶You never know what your words can do for others. The words we plant into someone’s life areContinue reading “Plant a Beautiful Word Garden”

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”

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”

A Few Helpful Tips for Homemakers by My Mother

homemaker n. One who manages a household, especially as one’s main daily activity. “Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.” Proverbs 14:1 “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only… to support the ultimate career.” C.S. Lewis Today I reached outContinue reading “A Few Helpful Tips for Homemakers by My Mother”