Mrs. Kiwi's Homemaking Blog

Discover homemaking tips to help you create a home that nurtures you and your family. Learn about cleaning, cooking, and self-care for homemakers.

Autumn Homemaking Checklist (Autumn Cleaning and Cooking Ideas)

Autumn is here, which means that it is time to begin working through my autumn homemaking checklist. In this post, I share six seasonal homemaking tasks that I like to do each year to coax my home into the autumn spirit.

If it’s autumn where you live, I invite you to join the fun and complete some (or all) of these tasks in your home as well. Happy autumn!

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What Is Homemaking? (The Three Homes of a Homemaker)

To be a successful homemaker, you need to be able to answer two questions: What is homemaking? What is a home?

In this post, you’ll discover the answers to these questions. You’ll learn about the definition of homemaking—and you’ll also learn about the three homes (yes, three homes!) that a homemaker needs to nurture.

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Myths About Homemaking (What I Wish I Had Known Before I Became a Homemaker)

In this post, I debunk six myths about homemaking. These are the things I wish I had known before I became a homemaker.

For many years, my belief in these myths kept me from making progress with my homemaking. Ever since I let go of these myths, I have been a happier and more productive homemaker.

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How to Be a Resourceful Homemaker (Tips For Finding Creative Solutions to Homemaking Problems)

In this post, you’ll discover tips to help you become a more resourceful homemaker. You’ll learn how to find creative solutions to homemaking problems, so that you can navigate homemaking obstacles more confidently and competently.

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How to Have an Extra Clean Home (Make Your Home Look and Feel Clean)

This post is about how to have an extra clean home. You’ll discover four tips to help you clean your home more thoroughly—so that you can create a home that looks clean and feels clean.

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Cooking Tips for Beginners (Cooking Mistakes That I Made)

This post contains seven cooking tips for beginners. If you are new to cooking and want some basic cooking tips, this post is for you.

In this post I also reveal some of the cooking mistakes I made when I first started cooking, along with my favourite tips on how to avoid making these mistakes.

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How to Be an Organised Homemaker (5 Tips for Planning Ahead and Being Prepared)

In this post, you’ll discover tips to help you become a more organised homemaker. You’ll learn how to plan ahead so that you can be more prepared for your daily homemaking.

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How to Build a Habit of Cooking (A Simple Cooking Challenge)

In this post, I share a simple challenge that can help you build a habit of cooking. If you want to eat at home more often, I hope you’ll feel inspired to try this challenge.

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Meal Planning for Beginners (A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your First Meal Plan)

This is a beginner’s guide to meal planning. In this post, you’ll discover a step-by-step process to help you create your first meal plan. You’ll also learn how to build a habit of meal planning.

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How to Have a Holiday at Home (Make Your Home Feel Like a Hotel)

This is a step-by-step guide on how to have a holiday at home. You’ll get tips on how to make your home feel like a hotel so that you can give yourself a restorative break at home. If you have been feeling exhausted and overwhelmed from homemaking, I hope this post inspires you to give yourself an opportunity to rest, recharge, and renew.

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