Laundry room organizing

Decluttering has become a growing trend in the last few years. In fact, it was this growing trend that got me started on my own decluttering journey. Because of this, I was able to take my house from a cluttered mess to a home I was proud to live in. These 6 tips for decluttering success will help you get started on decluttering your space and see you through to the end. Whether you are just getting started or have been decluttering for a while, these tips are sure to help you out. Finding the starting point for decluttering is the first step and gettingRead More →

Paprika chicken with pearl barley. Pair with your favorite vegetable for a perfect meal.

When it comes to cooking, I was always a follow a recipe exactly kind of person. The idea of creating my own recipe never even entered my thoughts. After all, for the longest time, I didn’t even know how to cook. However, recently I have begun to experiment more in the kitchen. My latest spontaneous creation is this paprika chicken with pearl barley. This recipe was such a huge success, that I made it twice within a week because my family wanted to enjoy it again. If you are wondering how this recipe came to be, it’s kind of one of those random occurrences. IRead More →

May is here! Can you believe we are already in the fifth month of the year? Time seems to be going so fast. I blinked and April was gone. A new month means it’s time to talk about my monthly goals. I mentioned before that I am trying to expand my goals a bit, as I feel they have been getting a bit repetitive. My May goals have a few new additions and I am quite excited to mix it up a bit. First, let’s take a look back and see how I did with my April goals.   How did I do with myRead More →

Books, books, and more books! That is the best way to describe my reading in April. I thought I had read a lot in March, but April was an even stronger reading month. I honestly used to doubt whether I would even get through my entire giant TBR, but after this month, I am confident that it can be done given time. April in books is the fourth is my continuing series that shares what I read in a month and my thoughts on them. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links,Read More →

Baking bread is one of my favorite things to do in the kitchen. Watching the dough rise and getting to enjoy that yeast smell as it bakes brings me all kinds of joy. Of course, making bread is also a great way to relieve stress. Kneading the dough can really help ease any tension you are feeling. These easy yeast dinner rolls are a favorite dinner time addition in our house. They bake up quickly and are incredibly soft. Of course, you can eat these buns as part of your breakfast or a random snack. I won’t judge you. I do exactly that. As longRead More →

As gardening seasons approaches, it’s important to know what tools are required for the task. Luckily, gardening doesn’t require too much and few tools are very expensive. Years of gardening have taught me what you do and don’t need for gardening. These tools work for small gardens to large ones. Whether you are a beginner gardener or a master gardener, these are the 8 gardening tools you need The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Trowel Of all of theRead More →

Today is a very special occasion. For today officially marks one year blogging here at Insecure Housewife! It’s kind of crazy to think it has been exactly one year since I published my first post. In truth, I have been blogging off and on, mostly off, for the last ten years. However, this blog holds a special place in my heart. Many of the previous ones were abandoned after a few months. In fact, some of them never had a single post added. Back then I was so afraid of posting the wrong thing that I couldn’t bring myself to even truly try. In theRead More →

When it comes to comfort food, pasta and cheese are top on my list. There is something about gooey cheese mixed with noodles that just make everything alright in the world. Though I didn’t love it as a kid, I quickly learned to appreciate this dish later on in life. In fact, growing up I hated mac and cheese, especially if it came out of a box. However, then my grandma made this homemade mac and cheese one day and I finally found a reason to love it. Gone was the questionable cheese sauce and instead, came a dish packed with flavor and cheese IRead More →

March has come and gone in a flash and now we are in April, the fourth month of the year. Sometimes, it can be annoying when months go by too quickly. However, in this case, I am glad for it. April brings us that much closer to summer. That means gardening season and being able to go outside without being bundled up. Of course, a new month means it’s time to sort out my April goals. Now that I have been doing these goals for several months, I feel like I am starting to build a good monthly routine that allows me to reach mostRead More →

March was by far my best reading month so far this year. I have to admit, I’m actually surprised by how many books I got through. Especially when the beginning of the month was filled with slow reads. However, thanks to setting aside daily reading time, and a lot of determination to put as big of a dent as possible in my huge TBR, I managed to pull off a large reading spree at the end. Once I picked up one book, I blew through it and moved right on to the next. March in books is the continuation of a monthly series that showcasesRead More →