The Ultimate List of Christian Homemaking Resources

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Our time as busy homemakers is limited, so this massive list of 101+ homemaking resources will provide useful tips, encouragement, and practical action steps you can put in place today to make your home more of a joyful and peaceful haven!

What is a creative home keeper?

Homemaking is hard work, no matter if you stay at home or work outside of the home. There is a never-ending list of tasks and things to do.

Some of the work feels mundane and pointless after all the laundry will never be permanently completed! But homemaking doesn’t have to feel like drudgery, in fact with the help of mentors and useful resources, we can, in fact, find real joy in homemaking!

Below is a massive list of over 100 resources ranging from general homemakingĀ to cleaning & organizing, growing your faith, time management & routines, and resources to build your family.

Everything you could ever need when it comes to finding homemaking resources!

Some of these resources are free, some are blog posts or podcasts, some you may have to subscribe to their email list, and others have a small fee to access them.

I only posted resources below that I whole-heartedly endorse and believe to be of quality.

I know our time as busy homemakers are limited, so rest assured that these homemaking resources will provide useful tips, encouragement, and practical action steps you can put in place today to make your home more of a joyful and peaceful haven.

101+ Homemaking Resources for Christian Homemakers

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Note: This post was last updated on April 23, 2020

Our time as busy homemakers is limited, so this massive list of 101+ homemaking resources will provide useful tips, encouragement, and practical action steps you can put in place today to make your home more of a joyful and peaceful haven!

Heart of Homemaking Resources

Why Homemaking Still Matters Today More Than Ever– Donā€™t believe the lies because homemaking still matters todayā€¦ perhaps more than ever. Dive into these Scripture-based truths that show exactly what homemaking is (and isnā€™t) and why you should care that homemaking still matters today.

Homemaking Truths– Are you struggling to find joy in your homemaking? Uncover these 3 homemaking truths that will help you shift your heart towards joy & purpose in your home today!

Create a Christ-Centered Home– A free resource to help make your home a place where you canā€™t NOT think about Christ with these 10 easy ways toĀ create a Christ-Centered home. Point your familyā€™s hearts towards the Gospel with these simple everyday routines.

30+ Homemaking Quick WinsAs busy women, wives, and mothers, we could all use someĀ homemaking quick winsĀ once in a while. Quick wins that donā€™t take a lot of time but have a big impact on our homemaking and overall sanity! This list contains over 30 homemaking quick wins.Ā 

The Life-Giving Home*- I love everything Sally Clarkson writes with this being no exception. Filled with encouragement and ideas to make your home a place of life, Sally’s wisdom with greatly bless you.

15 Ways to Instantly Change the Atmosphere in Your Home– Do you long for a more peaceful, loving, and joy-filled home? It is possible to change the atmosphere in your home with these 15 proven ideas that are simple, practical, and easy to implement!

10 Tips for Getting Back to Intentional Homemaking– want to be intentional when it comes to running your home? This is a great list to help you get started.

How to Live Out the Gospel at Home– What is the purpose of homemaking? This thought-provoking post will help you think about your role and your greater mission.

A Prayer for the Messy Homemaker– Not naturally domestically inclined? Pray this prayer šŸ˜‰

Glory in the Ordinary*- As image-bearers of the Creator who made us to work, we contribute to society, bringing order out of chaos and loving God through loving othersā€”meaning thereā€™s glory in every moment. In this encouraging book, Courtney Reissig combats the common misconceptions about the value of at-home workā€”helping us see how Christ infuses purpose into every facet of the ordinary.

The Hidden Art of Homemaking*- A homemaking classic that every modern-day homemaker should read!

No Ordinary Home: The Uncommon Art of Christ-Centered Homemaking*- a Biblical perspective on homemaking as well as lots of practical application to make your home extraordinary.

The Shaping of a Christian Family*- A captivating memoir from Elizabeth Elliot as she looks back at her childhood and the home her family built.

The CHK Resource Library– a resource full of printables for email subscribers of CHK to manage your home, your heart, your faith, and your family.

Want to slow down time and preserve memories in a unique keepsake your family will cherish for years to come? A family traditions journal is like a photo album filled with precious memories but instead of being filled with pictures and photographs, it is filled with words and it's so simple to start and maintain!

Cleaning & Organizing Homemaking Resources

Creating a Daily Routine {Free Printable}– Creating aĀ daily routine is simple and easy to do. Setting up simple tasks to do during a given time every day can help organize and manage your day-to-day. Download this free printable to get you started!

Weekly Cleaning Checklist {Free Printable}– Need help creating a weekly cleaning routine that works? Check out this weekly cleaning checklist that will help you tackle every room in your home, complete with a free editable printable!

Monthly Cleaning Checklist {Free Printable}– Need help keeping up with the monthly chores? ThisĀ monthly cleaning checklistĀ will help you stay organized and on top of all those cleaning tasks that donā€™t need to be done weekly but do need to be done on a regular basis.

Annual Cleaning Checklist {Free Printable}– Looking for a way to stay on top of those big cleaning tasks that only need to be done once or twice a year? Check out this annual cleaning checklist printable, plus there is a blank one for you to customize for your cleaning needs too!

The Confident Mom Weekly Household Planner (Free download)*- Do you like to check chores and tasks off your list? Do you need someone to tell you what to clean and where? Do you want to clean your entire house in just a few minutes each day? This is the system for you! I’ve been using my app for 2 years now and it has been saving my skin!

Why I Stopped Making My Own Cleaning Products (& What I’m Doing Instead)– I love usingĀ safe and natural cleaning supplies but sometimes life gets in the way of best intentions.

A Self-Cleaning Home? Yes Please!– Ā Learn a few simple tips to help your home run smoothly and practically clean itself.

One Bite at A Time*- slow down and simplify your home with 52 home tasks that will help you purge, clean, and organize.

Organized Simplicity*- remove things that don’t matter from your home and life and focus on what is truly important. This book will not only help you walk through the heart issues of simplifying but is also a room-by-room guide.

Room By Room Prayer Cards– pray for your home, room-by-room as you clean. Print these prayer cards out to place in your cleaning basket!

Home Base Binder*- This beautifully designed home management system from Simplified is so beautiful and is easy to add your add pages to make it completely customizable to your unique family’s needs.

15 of the Best Cleaning Supplies– A list of some of the best tools to clean your home efficiently and save time.

Clutter-free with Kids*- manage the stuff that comes with kids and thoughtful ideas to stop the clutter from coming into your home in the first place.

Having a Martha Home the Mary Way*- An easy, practical 31-day plan to get you moving and have your house looking and feeling fresh.

10 Things I Do Every Day to Keep a Clean & Organized Home – No time to clean? These 10 simple tasks will keep your home in order and clean looking.

The House that Cleans Itself* – 8 Steps to Keep Your Home Twice as Neat in Half the Time

How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind* – A step-by-step process with strategies for getting rid of enormous amounts of stuff in as little time (and with as little emotional drama) as possible.

Time Management & Routines Homemaking ResourcesĀ 

Christ-Centered Goal Setting – Understand your purpose by creating goals based on your priorities then develop an action plan to actually get them done!

Simplified Planner– Hands down my favorite planner to plan my month and daily to-do list.

Powersheets*- This goal-planning planner is the one resource that has truly helped me to start

Tell Your Time*- Learn how to time block, a revolutionary way to tell your time what to do not the opposite.

21 Days to a More Disciplined Life*- thoughtful ideas to think through creating disciplines for your daily routine and how to break bad habits that waste time.

Sabbath Planning Guide– We need rest, God commanded it. Sometimes it is hard to turn off all those distractions. Katie has a great resource and list of ideas to find the rest we so desperately need.

Amazon Prime*- Free 2-day shipping? Subscribe & Save? A mother’s lifesaving shopping hack!

Reclaiming Your Mornings– a grace-filled approach to getting your mornings back after the newborn season of motherhood.

Want to slow down time and preserve memories in a unique keepsake your family will cherish for years to come? A family traditions journal is like a photo album filled with precious memories but instead of being filled with pictures and photographs, it is filled with words and it's so simple to start and maintain!

Meal Planning Homemaking Resources

The CHK Seasonal Meal Planner*- The all-in-one customizable meal planner to help you plan your meals with purpose and intention as you think through special days, holidays, and what each season uniquely offers. It will guide you, step-by-step, through planning each month allowing you to save time and money.

The Last Meal Plan You Will Ever Have to Create– Save time, money & your sanity with this super simple, yetĀ BRILLIANT meal plan hack!Ā A must for busy moms. Set it up once for effortless meal planning all year long!

Meal Planning 101– All your meal planning questions answered as I walk you through my process of meal planning and creating a grocery list.

Meal Planning Through the Seasons– AĀ genius way to create a simple template of meal ideas to save you time all year long. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to create a seasonal meal plan template to last you through the entire year, plus a real-life example!

Recipe Binder*- a gorgeous place to house your recipes and even recount the memories behind them.

Got Dinner? Quick & Easy Recipes from the Confident Mom eBook*- Every mom needs a resource of quick, yummy, and healthy meals for her family.

20 Minute Meals: Giving Weary Chefs Grace While Keeping Families Healthy– another fantastic resource for family favorite meals that also nourish but don’t take a lot of time.

20 of the Best Meal Planning Tips– everything you need to meal plan like a rockstar!

100 Days of Real Food*- Real food recipes and tips plus meal plans your whole family will love!

Against All Grain: Meals Made Simple* – We don’t eat Paleo majority of the time but these recipes are so easy, quick, and delicious that this has become my new favorite cookbook. Plus she has included 8 weeks of meal plans!

Cook Once, Eat All Week: 26 Weeks of Gluten-Free, Affordable Meal Prep to Preserve Your Time & Sanity*- I looooove this cookbook so much. So many clean, real-food recipes that are budget-friendly based on the unique concept of cooking and prepping once a week.

How to Clean and Organize Your Refrigerator– Keeping the refrigerator clean and organized saves money and makes use of the space in the best way.

20 Money-Saving Grocery Shopping Tips– Save time and money with this list of budget-friendly tips for grocery shopping

One Month of Costco Dinner for Less than $300– Costco is one of my favorite places to shop and I love this breakdown of how Kayse creates an entire meal plan and shopping list for the entire month.

Faith & Heart Resources

Free Quiet Time Resources to Refresh Your Faith {Includes a Quiet Time Routine Planner}– Looking for a new routine? Check out these free quiet time resources to refresh your faith & plan for consistent daily Bible reading & study time even on your busiest of days!

Becoming Women Who Delight in Reading the Bible Daily– Shift the mindset of reading the Bible daily out of duty into a delight with these 20 ideas for making reading the Bible a daily time of indulgence!

Hiding His Word in Your Heart: A Scripture Memory System that Actually Works-Want to memorize Scripture but don’t know where to begin? This 6-step Scripture memory system will help you to easily memorize God’s Word to help you hide it in your heart so you can stand strong against the enemy’s schemes and defeat his lies with truth!

Bible Studies Methods: 7 Ways in 7 Days*- Learn to study the Bible without feeling overwhelmed or confused. These strategies don’t take a lot of time making it easy for anyone to learn to study the Bible.

Scripture Graces*- This daily devotional journal will help you spend time reading and engaging in God’s Word in just a few minutes each day.

Own Your Life*- This book is a breath of fresh air for the weary soul. Sally Clarkson invites you to live intentionally through pursuing the Gospel and sharing wisdom and encouragement along the way.

She Reads Truth– An online community of women reading the Word together. Every few weeks, they release new plans of study that are free online (they do have workbooks you can purchase).

Revive Our Hearts Podcast– Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth teaches from the Bible and delivers powerful and encouraging sermons to equip and inspire women. I listen to these in front of my children praying that these truths are being planted in their hearts too!

30+ Quiet Time Resources– A massive list of all the best quiet time and devotional resources. There is something for everyone on this list!

The Sanity Saving Tactic of Keeping a Bible Book Basket– Save time and your sanity by creating your own Bible book basket. It’s portable and houses all of your books together. It really is the best organizational system I have in place! šŸ˜‰

Write the Word: How A Simple Discipline Transformed My Faith– simple and effective, this written discipline has completely transformed my faith and will transform yours too!

7 Ways to Nourish Your Soul When You Can’t Get to Church– Let’s face it… as moms we are often in a season where getting to church regularly may not always be an option due to illnesses or other unforeseen circumstances. Thankfully we live in a day and age where we have many resources to fill our souls when we can’t physically make it to church.

6 Traits of Biblical Beauty– Biblical beauty is often not acknowledged or sought after in this day and age. It’s not popular and often times it’s downright controversial. But as women who love God with all our hearts, and women who not only want to look good on the outside, we should be seeking to be made beautiful in God’s eyes.

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts & Minds*- This book completely changed the way I approach reading and studying my Bible! If you have ever asked, “Where do I even begin with personal Bible study?” this book is for you!

Val Worner Prayer Journal*- Make prayer a daily habit with this legacy journal that helps you to pray every single day of the year. With monthly sections to record different prayer requests, as well as space each month for answered prayers, this journal will give you a starting point to leave a legacy of prayer.

Even Better than Eden: Nine Ways the Bible’s Story Changes Everything about Your Story*- Experienced Bible teacher Nancy Guthrie traces 9 themes throughout the Bible, revealing how Godā€™s plan for the new creation will be far more glorious than the original. But this new creation glory isnā€™t just reserved for the future. The hope of Godā€™s plan for his people transforms everything about our lives today.

Are you struggling to get in God's Word daily? It's hard when we are exhausted, busy and there are so many distractions calling our name. Daily spend time in the Bible with these 4 easy ways, perfect for tired moms!

Marriage ResourcesĀ 

Helpful Resources to Pray for Your Husband and Marriage– Do you regularlyĀ pray for your marriage? No matter what state or season your marriage is in, prayer has the ability to completely transform everything. Donā€™t know where to start? Check out these helpful resources to pray for both your marriage and your husband. Prayer is truly heart transformative!

175 Best Date Ideas*- Continue to date your man with these fun, creative, and out of the box date night ideas.

5 Ways to Bless Your Husband– Simple and effective ways to show your husband just how much you love him. Best of all… they are all free!

The Weekly Meeting {A Happy Marriage Secret}– One of the best things you can do for your marriage is to meet together weekly to plan, pray, and communicate.

Writing the Perfect Love Note to Your Husband– Remind your husband just how much you love and respect him by surprising him with a handwritten note.

The Excellent Wife*- A wonderful book on the Biblical roles of wives in marriage and how we can strengthen our marriage.

31-Prayers for My Husband*- A daily devotional book of prayer prompts to pray over your marriage and your husband.

Praying Daily for Your Husband Calendar-A free printable calendar to pray Scripture-based prayers for your husband every single day of the month.

The Meaning of Marriage*-Ā A challenging and convicting book on marriage and our roles as husbands and wives.

Intimate Issues*- Sex is an important part of marriage but sometimes there are some issues we need to work through and this is a wonderful resource based on Biblical principles to make your intimate life with your husband all that God designed it to be.

Helper By Design*- I know the term “helper” carries a negative connotation but this is a wonderful and grace-filled book to help us navigate those waters and find freedom in our roles as wives.

The Five Love Language*- Show your husband love the way he was created for, and vice versa! So many issues and conflicts in our marriages are a result of not understanding how the other receives love. This is a great resource to figure dive into those love languages.

Spending time with your spouse is so important for a strong and healthy marriage.Check out these 3 benefits from a night away with your husband that will bless and build your marriage!!!

Motherhood & Family ResourcesĀ 

Seasonal Bucket Lists (& Why You Need Them)– CreatingĀ seasonal bucket listsĀ may be all the rage but they are also important.Ā Seasonal bucket lists can help you and your family be intentional and build a strong family bond all year long.Ā Check out these 5 reasons why you NEED them!

The Blessing of Praying Scripture-Based Prayers Over Your Children– Praying for our children is such a blessing but imagine the impact ofĀ praying Scripture-based prayers regularly will have on them? Scripture-based prayers can radically transform your prayer life and greatly impact your entire family!

Your Intentional Holiday Toolkit– Plan for intentional holidays all year long with thoughtful activities that build on your family’s traditions.

Intentional Traditions for your Family– Traditions arenā€™t just elaborate holiday events.Ā Intentional traditionsĀ happen every day in our families when we embrace the ordinary moments and focus on real family time.

The Ministry of Motherhood*- A follow up to book below, this book helps you see and value the role we are called to in motherhood.

The Mission of Motherhood*- The best book on motherhood in my opinion. Sally shares so much grace, wisdom, and inspiration in her journey of raising four children.

Prayer Calendar for the School Year– Download this free calendar to pray for every area of your child’s school, teachers, and personal education.

The One Year Praying through the Bible for Your Kids*- Pray Scripture-based prayers every single day for your children as you read through the Bible in a year.Ā Ā 

Risen Motherhood Podcast– An encouraging, life-giving, and practical podcast where each episode is usually shorter than 30 minutes but filled with grace, hope, and the Gospel message of hope for moms.

At Home with Sally Clarkson Podcast– Sally’s podcast with her friend Kristen is always a breath of fresh air. I listen to this in the afternoon when I am tired and weary. I’m always left with encouragement and motivation!

The Life-Giving Parent* & The Life-Giving Table*- both books from the Clarksons and some of my favorite resources for parents today as they look to create a home full of grace, warmth, and a Christ-centered atmosphere.

A Mother’s Heart*- Motherhood can often be looked down upon in our culture but this book is a wonderful reminder to understanding our call.

Steady Days*- Learn how to manage your home and raise your children by creating steady routines that won’t drive you crazy.

The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids*- The go-to resource for how to incorporate reading aloud daily, even in the busiest of seasons, as well as age-appropriate book lists for books to begin filling your home library.Ā 

Awesome Christian TV Shows to Grow Your Child’s Faith– Sometimes we need to watch TV (mainly to save mama her sanity!) but we don’t watch just anything! This is our favorite list of Gospel-centered children’s shows that are fun, entertaining, and point to Jesus.

Drawing Closer to God During the Busy Season of Motherhood– Moms who are in the trenches of newborn and baby days need Jesus too. I’ve been there! These are my best tips to grow your faith, even when you can’t even keep your eyes open.

Health & Wellness ResourcesĀ 

Rest and Rejuvenation for Mothers– Motherhood is hard work which is why Iā€™m sharing 10 ways to find rest and rejuvenation for mothers. Spending a few minutes to care for yourself can impact the whole family.Ā And donā€™t let the title fool you either!Ā You may not be a mom but Iā€™m sure you could use a few pickups to recharge yourself as well with these practical & easy ways to care for yourself so you can be the best for your family!

6 Healthy Tips for Women in All Seasons– Spend some time focusing on our own self-care and wellbeing with these 6 healthy tips for moms (& women in ALL seasons of life too!) Take care of ourselves through self-care is so important but sometimes we donā€™t always have a good perception what true self and soulĀ care looks like. I believe filling our cups falls into three different categories: spiritual self-care, physical self-care, and emotional self-care.

Get Outside Together as A Family this Fall– Savor the season and get outside as a family this fall with a list of 25 activities that are either free or require very little prep or energy planning.

110+ Things to Do Together as a Family this Summer- Never run out of ideas again, this massive list containsĀ 110+ different summer activities for kids!Ā From outside fun, field trip ideas, and even inside activities for rainy days, there is something for everyone on this list! Perfect for summer days, spring break, or even snow days when you are stuck inside!

What Does the Bible Really Say About Self-Care? (The Answer May Surprise You!)– What comes to mind when you hear the term self-care? Does it sound selfish, extravagant, all about pampering and “me-time” activities? What if I told you self-care was so much more than a desired list of activities but rather more about true soul-care, filling our cups from the inside so we can pour out?

What Is Self-Care? 4 Important Truths to Remember– Do you understand what the term self-care means? Does trying to find the time to care for, and restore, yourself sound like a luxury you can’t afford? What if I told you that you can’t afford NOT to set aside time for regular self-care? It’s true, you NEED to hear these 4 truths today!

Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose*- Trade your anxiety for the vibrant life you were meant to live through four profound rhythms: rest, restore, connect, and create. With encouraging stories and practical steps, Rebekah Lyons will help you begin an intentional, lifelong journey toward sustained emotional, relational, and spiritual health.

The Balanced Life Sisterhood*- I’ve been a member of the Balanced Life Sisterhood for over two years now and I have developed strength by consistently working out several times a week from the comfort of my own home. This library contains hundreds of simple but effective pilates workouts to target every area of your body. Created by a busy mom of 4 for busy women in all seasons!

The Wellness Revelation: Lose What Weighs You Down So You Can Love God, Yourself, and Others*- This resource is both a foundation of faith and a guide on how to take care of your body, mind, and soul from the inside out.

All-in-One Exercise Ball & Resistance Workout*- For under $40 you can work out at home with a complete gym circuit on a stability ball (that can be used for more than just working out!).

What is on your list of favorite homemaking resources?Ā 

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