Canning food is a wonderful skill for any homemaker to have. You can stock up on in-season produce at farmer’s markets, grocery stores or a CSA and be able to store it for winter eating. Before you begin though let’s go over a few supplies you need to start canning.
It’s a given that daughters should learn homemaking skills but often the sons get off scott-free. Even if your son plans to marry some day, there are still some essential homemaking skills your son should know before leaving home.
Being a homemaker is a job. And just like any other job there are certain sets of skills that are going to make your life a lot easier – especially when you are in this for the long haul! Here are some traditional homemaking skills that you should implement to make your house more of a home.
To some, Mother’s Day is a day of spoiling and relaxing. These ladies can kick back and be waited on all day by their husband and children. To others it is a day of stinging pain. A day forced on them by Hallmark and other cheesy greeting card companies. These ladies perhaps can’t have children, or they’ve never found Mr. Right, or perhaps they have bad memories of their own mother. If you find yourself in the latter camp, I’d like to show you that you can celebrate this Mother’s Day.
Homemaking is one of the most under paid, under appreciated jobs. With little immediate return on your investment, you may wonder why homemaking is important anyways.
I get it. In today’s society homemaking is not a popular topic of conversation. It isn’t a career for climbing the corporate ladder. It isn’t a “path to success” in the world’s terminology. And it most certainly isn’t going to make you rich quick.