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Hello and welcome! Hi, I’m Jessica, a busy homeschooling, homesteading mom dedicated to inspiring and supporting moms to cook homemade meals from scratch and providing DIY tips and tutorials for creating natural cleaning and personal care products for a happy and healthy home environment. 

Whether you’re interested in family-friendly meals, spending less time in the kitchen, or trimming down your budget with DIY alternatives to popular store-bought products, I’m here to support your effort of crafting a love-filled home.

Jessica Haggard in the car wearing grey shirt.
Family time in the car.

The Inspiration Behind Easy Homemade Life

When I became a first-time mom at 23, I was determined to give my children the best home environment possible. But with a tight budget and few local resources, it felt impossible

As I embraced the homemade life, I discovered the simple yet powerful ways that brought my little family closer together and warmed our home.

And you know what I’ve learned? Creating a warm, loving home for your family doesn’t have to be daunting. In fact, it can (and should!) be an enriching, joyful experience when approached the right way.

That’s why Easy Homemade Life offers practical tips, recipes, and DIY solutions that make homemaking simple, joyful, and affordable.

Family watching the sun set.
Watching the sunset after a hike.

What You’ll Find Here

Easy Homemade Life equips you with the tools and inspiration to simplify your life, reduce stress, and create a warm and inviting home environment. You’ll find:

The Everyday Simple Approach

My signature approach focuses on three core values: joyful, easy, and affordable.

  • Joyful: We help you create a happy and positive home environment through recipes and tips that encourage family bonding and shared experiences.
  • Easy: Our recipes and projects are designed to fit into your busy schedule with minimal prep and cleanup.
  • Affordable: We believe in using natural and readily available ingredients or materials to save you money.

This approach ensures that creating a joyful home doesn’t have to be overwhelming or expensive.

Embrace the Journey Together

Let’s embark on this journey of homemaking together. Get inspired by our content, explore the Everyday Simple Approach, and find joy in every aspect of caring for your family and home.

Subscribe to my newsletter and join 2000+ homemakers who infuse their daily routines with moments of joy!

Connect With Me!

The best way to connect is by leaving a comment on a blog post or subscribing to my newsletter (and replying to an email!). I love hearing about your experiences, answering questions, and learning from your tips.

I regularly contribute to Food Drink Life, Tastes Delicious, the Associated Press and MSN. 

You can also find me on Facebook, Pinterest, and Flipboard.

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Thursday 1st of June 2023

I come from a family that always did store-bought, from birthday cakes to bars of soap. We even sometimes had a weekly gardener or housekeeper. So, it's with a little trepidation and a lot of excitement that I am finally ready to jump into this lifestyle!

Jessica Haggard

Thursday 8th of June 2023

You can do it, Laticia!