Eps #296: How to have a cute, cozy home and be Clutter Free at the Same Time with KariAnne Wood

Eps #296: How to have a cute, cozy home and be Clutter Free at the Same Time with KariAnne Wood

Can you actually have a cute and cozy home without having clutter pile up on shelves, furniture and countertops? We wanted to know- can you decorate and be clutter free?

Kathi invited KariAnne Wood, author of DIY Home Planner to the podcast this week because she is a woman that gets it. She’s an expert on making a cozy home without causing us clutter gals to go into complete overwhelmed mode. From helpful tips on where to start, to the best places in your home to make the greatest impact, all without the clutter, KariAnne brings her best ideas to our listeners.

This is one of the most fun podcasts we have ever done and it is rich of great ideas on how we can decorate our homes to make it the place we want to be without adding stress to our lives.

 

WIN a copy of DIY Home!

Comment below and tell us what your biggest decorating challenge is because of clutter? Comment and three people will win a copy DIY Home Planner by our guest KariAnne Woods. Join us on Facebook Live on March 28 and your question could be featured! Can’t wait for it? Buy it today!

 

 

BONUS!!!

Quizzes to take from KariAnne:

Are you a pattern pro?

What kind of window treatment does your room desperately need?

Are you a design expert?

What type of flooring fits best?

 

30-Day Challenge with KariAnne

Are you ready to take the 30-Day challenge with KariAnne? We’ll be joining together over at the Clutter Free Academy Group to start the challenge on April 1. Join us for FB Live on March 28 (check out Facebook for announcements on time) to go through more details. Sign up now at https://thistlewoodfarms.com/30-days-of-free/

Meet Our Guest

KariAnne Wood

KariAnne Wood

KariAnne Wood writes the award-winning lifestyle blog Thistlewood Farms, a tiny corner of the internet where all her stories and DIYs hang out and drink sweet tea. She also writes, photographs, and styles for several national magazines including Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Ideas, Country Women, and Flea Market Décor.

Find out more at KariAnne’s’s website: www.thistlewoodfarms.com

Eps. #294 How to Keep Comparison from Conquering Who You Are

Eps. #294 How to Keep Comparison from Conquering Who You Are

It all started in the garden with Eve…doubt and comparison crept in with the question, “Did God really say….?”

We see it in the Bible with the story of Rachel and Leah too. They didn’t need social media to allow comparison to grow a wedge between them. We need to decide who’s truth we are going to align our lives with, ours or God’s?

Join Kathi and Nicki Koziarz as they talk about comparison and how we have the false perception that to do something great for the kingdom of God, we need to go viral, live big or have thousands of followers. Nicki urges us to see how what God is doing in each of us is so special and unique, that we can’t dare to put a classification on what He’s doing in our lives.

Book Giveaway

Meet Our Guest

Nicki Koziarz

Nicki Koziarz

Nicki Koziarz is a wife and mom to three girls plus a handful of barnyard babies. They live just outside of Charlotte, NC. She is an inspirational author, Bible teacher, and speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries. Nicki leads from her own brokenness that somehow God is making meaningful. www.nickikoziarz.com

Eps: #292 The Clutter Free Emergency Prep Kit Part 2

Eps: #292 The Clutter Free Emergency Prep Kit Part 2

Erin MacPherson is back with Kathi in a discussion you don’t want to miss. They continue their chat on the topic of preparing a Natural Disaster Kit and the importance of being prepared.

In this episode, Kathi and Erin discuss how thinking ahead can make a world of difference in a disaster or unexpected moment. Thinking now will save time later and it might just save your furry friends. They, of course, share how to do it without collecting clutter.

 

Meet Our Guest

Erin MacPherson

Erin MacPherson

Erin MacPherson lives in Austin, Texas with her husband Cameron, her sons Joey and Will and her daughter Kate. She is the author of “The Christian Mama’s Guide Series“, a staff writer for Dun & Bradstreet and a freelancer for publications like Thriving Family Magazine, MOPS MomSense, FamilyLife Magazine, Daily Guideposts and BEMag. She blogs about her life, her kids and her faith at ChristianMamasGuide.com.

Eps #291: The Clutter Free Emergency Prep Kit – Part 1

Eps #291: The Clutter Free Emergency Prep Kit – Part 1

Erin MacPherson is back in an episode you don’t want to miss. With so many natural disasters and unplanned emergencies happening this past year in our country, it’s easy to see why a little preparedness will go a long way. Kathi and Erin discuss how and what to put together to make sure you are prepared for those unexpected moments. And of course, how do we do it without collecting clutter.

Meet Our Guest

Erin MacPherson

Erin MacPherson

Erin MacPherson lives in Austin, Texas with her husband Cameron, her sons Joey and Will and her daughter Kate. She is the author of “The Christian Mama’s Guide Series“, a staff writer for Dun & Bradstreet and a freelancer for publications like Thriving Family Magazine, MOPS MomSense, FamilyLife Magazine, Daily Guideposts and BEMag. She blogs about her life, her kids and her faith at ChristianMamasGuide.com.

Episode #276 A Spiritual Heritage

Episode #276 A Spiritual Heritage

A Spiritual Heritage

To win a copy of “A Spiritual Heritage”, put in the comments of our show notes – what is it that you would like to start in your own family? Where are you going to develop a heritage in your family?

With three adult children, eleven grandkids, and over forty-five years in Christian education, Glen and Ellen Schuknecht are asked a lot of parenting questions. But the most common question is always “How do I raise my kids to love God and love family–even after they’ve left my nest?” The truth is that all the rules in the world will do nothing if parents don’t reach their kids’ hearts.

Through compelling, insightful stories from parents and grandparents who’ve been in the trenches, the Schuknechts demonstrate why that heart-level connection is so crucial in building long-lasting, connected relationships with a foundation of Christ. These stories are intertwined with ideas, tips, and biblical truths any parent can engage with, including a parent-coaching questionnaire to help readers build a more connected parenting style. The authors’ fresh approach empowers parents to find their own vision for their families, tailor-made to their children and their circumstances.

There’s no magic formula here–just truth, grace, and hope instead of to-do lists. Glen and Ellen come alongside fellow parents and grandparents to help them find the ideas they crave, the hope they need, and the grace they must have to raise passionate and God-connected future generations.

Declutter parent/child relationships today as we listen to a conversation with host Kathi Lipp and co-host Erin MacPherson with Erin’s parents, Glen and Ellen Schuknecht, who are family counselors, and teachers, as they join the podcast to share about their new book, A Spiritual Heritage”. We build a spiritual heritage when we consistently connect with our kids, love our kids and never stop believing in them.

To win a copy of “A Spiritual Heritage”, put in the comments of our show notes – what is it that you would like to start in your own family? Where are you going to develop a heritage in your family?

Meet Our Guest

Glen and Ellen Schuknecht

Glen and Ellen Schuknecht

Glen Schuknecht is head of student discipleship and discipline at Veritas Academy and an instructor and facilitator for Family Wings Ministries. He lives with his wife Ellen in Manchaca, Texas.

Ellen Schuknecht is head of family ministries at Veritas Academy, president of Family Wings consulting, and a national speaker for the National Association of University-Model Schools. She has contributed to several books on parenting and education and has appeared on Focus on the Family. She lives with her husband Glen in Manchaca, Texas.

Episode #276 A Spiritual Heritage

Episode #269 Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life with Arlene Pellicane

Ever feel like the digital age has taken over your life and the lives of your loved ones? Listen in as Kathi interviews Arlene Pellicane to discuss Arlene’s new book, “Calm, Cool and Connected”. Learn five digital habits for a more balanced life and how to tame the modern tools to take back our lives. Forming new habits, we can learn to navigate the digital world and prioritize loved ones, as well. Leave a comment on our website to be entered to receive a free copy of Arlene’s new book.

Meet Our Guest

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane

Arlene Pellicane is a speaker and author of five books including 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife31 Days to a Happy Husband and 31 Days to a Becoming a Happy Mom. She has provided expertise as a guest on the Today Show, Focus on the Family, Fox & Friends, Family Life TodayThe 700 Club, The Better Show, The Hour of Power, Turning Point with Dr. David Jeremiah, Home Made Simple on TLC and numerous radio programs. Arlene earned her BA from Biola University and a MA from Regent University.  Before becoming a speaker and author, she served as a features reporter for The 700 Club and associate director for Turning Point Television with David Jeremiah.