Main Content

Home » Blog


House Mix Offbeat ideas on family, decor, and organizing for moms on a budget

  • 10 things my grandpa taught me
    by Kate on March 20, 2018 at 10:00 am

    My grandpa, Don (my dad’s dad), passed away on Thursday. I think every single person who has ever met him would use the word gentleman to describe him. […]

  • Inexpensive, simple light fixtures
    by Kate on March 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Marcello and I agree to check with each other before making most purchases. We’ve never actually named a dollar amount that is ask-worthy, but I would […]

  • VIDEO: New house tour
    by Kate on March 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

    We’ve been here for a week and a half and I’m finally ready to give you a tour! Last week I shared our God story behind the house. I hope […]

  • How God moved us
    by Kate on March 6, 2018 at 11:00 am

    I’ve never felt like I was right smack down in the middle of God’s plan as I do right now. He clearly told us when to move and where to move. It […]

  • How to do a spending freeze
    by Kate on February 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

    What are you saving for? An emergency fund? Home renovation? Pay down debt? Vacation? Whatever it is, you can kickstart that dream by having a spending […]

  • 15 last minute Valentine gift ideas
    by Kate on February 12, 2018 at 11:00 am

    I’ll admit to being a little bah-humbug about Valentine’s Day, but a friend once told me that a holiday centered around love is always a good […]

  • We’re moving!
    by Kate on February 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

    We’ve been waiting quite awhile for Marcello’s parents’ visas to be approved so they can move here from Italy. Then one day out of the blue […]

  • 11 things to do when Mom can’t take any more
    by Kate on February 6, 2018 at 11:00 am

    My third child is two and a half. She’s killing me today. Over the last couple days she has climbed up the washing machine to get in the medicine cabinet, […]

  • Easy kid lunchbox ideas
    by Kate on February 1, 2018 at 12:16 pm

    Anybody else like seeing what other parents pack for their kids? I’ll show you what I’m sticking in the lunchbox as of late and how I do it. […]

  • Praying for your spouse 1 month printable
    by Kate on January 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

    This year my Valentine’s Day present to my husband is to pray for him specifically every day for the month of February. Want to join me? I’ve got a […]