Emily Wilson

Emily Blogs at Queen of the Household where she encourages women by sharing what she is learning as a mom and wife. She also shares practical ways that she saves her family money and tips for managing and decorating the home on a budget. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube!

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Stockings were always one of my favorite things to open on Christmas! I want my kids to be excited about their stockings each year too. I think my favorite part was always the chocolate. And actually it probably still is! Ha! In the video below I shared what we are putting in our kids’ stockings.

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What's Holding You Back?

Here at Queen of the Household, you may notice that even though I talk about meal planning, I don’t ever post recipes. Here’s why: I don’t like cooking or baking. In fact, I only do it because I have to eat and so does my family. It also saves us a lot of money when

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Christmas Goodwill Challenge

Sometimes I have the worst luck finding deals at Goodwill and other second hand stores, but that sure makes the deals that I do find more enjoyable! Last year I found this wicker tree for only $3 at Goodwill. I’ve seen trees similar to this for anywhere between $10-$20! I had been looking for one

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Christmas Home Tour Video and a New Wreath

Today I’m sharing my Christmas Home Tour with you through video. I stuck with the classic red and green theme and feel like it really reflects my personality. I hope you enjoy the tour and that it gives you inspiration to decorate your home in a way that you love as well!   Also, in

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Two Things You Need This Christmas

I have an embarrassing story to tell you. So here it goes… The Monday before Thanksgiving, I decided to run to the grocery store to catch some Buy One Get One Free deals at Publix. My goal was to get there early enough in the morning in order to avoid the rush that was sure

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Looking for the perfect gift for her? Check out this gift guide for homemakers!

Being a homemaker is sometimes a thankless job. There are so many mundane tasks that must get done each day and often go unnoticed by others. If you have a homemaker in your life and want to give them a gift that will lift their spirits and make them feel a little special, here are

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How to Create a Maternity Wardrobe on a Budget! Build an inexpensive maternity wardrobe with these four tips.

If you shop the standard maternity stores during pregnancy, you know that you can easily blow hundreds of dollars on only a handful of outfits. It’s crazy! During my first pregnancy, I really didn’t know where to look for clothes other than the standard maternity stores. All of the clothes I purchased the first time