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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Spend less time cleaning your house, dust every other week.

One of the goals for this year was to spend less time cleaning. Last year, I was spending all morning doing household chores, and I was tired! Over the last couple of months, I have cut back on the amount of time dedicated to housework. It has been wonderful! You and your home are unique,

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Pretty Office supply storage

For the past two years, we have been using our smallest bedroom as a home office. But that is about to change! We need this room for the baby, so that means I have to get creative and move the office somewhere else. Here’s the problem: There is no where else! Technically we have two

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do one load of laundry a day to keep a tidy home.

  I’ll be honest, if you came to my house right now, you could probably write your name in the dust on my entertainment center. This first trimester has really hit me hard and getting back into my weekly cleaning routine has been slow going. (Plus I hate dusting, so I’ve been putting it off.)

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DIY Spring Grapevine Wreath using Dollar Tree flowers

Don’t pinch yourself! This really is a new post. It has been almost two months since I have been able to share anything new with you, and I’ve missed it! If you follow me on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube, then you already know that I am pregnant and was sick during the first trimester. I

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Today, I’m keeping it casual and sharing my top goals for the year.  Ever since reading Say Goodbye to Survival Mode*, I choose my goals based off of my top 5 priorities. In the book, author Crystal Paine says that it is important to know your top 5 priorities so that you can focus your

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All on the table

Growing up, my mom always took down the Christmas decorations after New Years, and I loved helping! The organization aspect of putting it all away was fun to me. Yep, I’m a weirdo. 😉 In my own home, I usually pack up the Christmas decorations sometime the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Here’s the

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Use basic vegetables and fruit as side dishes to make meal planning simple.

Saving money on the grocery bill doesn’t just happen at the store. There are things that I do on a regular basis after I get home from the store that save us money. Each of these habits takes a little extra work, but they are all worth it to me.   1. Package meat in