Monday, March 24, 2014

Domestically Divine Tuesday Link-Up ....and a helpful hint for staying on top of the laundry!

What is the one task around your home that seems to never get truly done?  At my house, it is laundry!  It seems by the time I get a load washed, dried, folded, and put away, the hamper is already overflowing with more to be done!


Laundry is not a task I feel I am an expert on, but there are two things that have helped manage the laundry situation in my home:

  1. Purge, purge, purge!  Consider how many and what items you need to keep, and let go of the rest.
  2. Create a schedule!  Such a simple thing as a laundry schedule can keep that mountain under control!

Here is my simple laundry schedule:

  • Sunday:  Bath and kitchen linens
  • Monday:  Adult laundry
  • Tuesday:  Miscellaneous laundry (such as blankets, curtains, dog bed, throw pillows, etc.)
  • Wednesday: Kids laundry
  • Thursday: Adult laundry
  • Friday:  Bed linens (alternating every 2 weeks between the kids' bed linens and our master bedroom linens)
  • Saturday:  NO laundry today!

There are two books that have helped me in this area in a big way!  One is an oldie, and one is newer!

  • Large Family Logistics -  Kim Brenneman - LOVE this book!  It is modern, fresh, encouraging for the Christian homemaker, and FULL of helpful tips for managing our homes (and yes, doing the laundry)!

Now it's your turn!


Domestically Divine is a homemaking linkup where we can equip and encourage one another in our high calling as wives, mothers, and homemakers.

Below you can share the link to a post or article on your blog about homemaking. It can be anything that you have learned to make your life Divine. Share tips on home design, cleaning, cooking, health and nutrition, sewing, raising children, home education, homemaking giveaways, marriage, etc....

To share a link to your post about homemaking, you can use the Linky below. Share your link (make sure the link goes directly to your post), title, and image. It's that easy!

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  1. That was a terrific post and right along the lines of what I have been blogging about. Your graphic is so sweet. Thanks for hosting today and welcome to the niche of Christian homemaking bloggers. You will make this blog a wonderful place to visit!!

    1. Thank you for stopping by, Judith! What an honor! I hope you will come by often! :)

  2. I'm quite sure that laundry will one day be the death of me. But thank you so much for sharing your tips and for hosting!

    1. Hi Lexie! Hope these tips help you! I know that laundry has been my nemesis for a LONG time!!! Thanks for reading and for your comment!


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