the domestic tales of four sisters

Category: Family

Our Simple Family Christmas

Our Simple Family Christmas

Be sure to read until the end so you may read our blog update! Things are changing slightly! A few weeks ago I posted how difficult Christmas has been for me. Struggling to find a way to celebrate the way I’ve always loved. How magical […]

The How and Why of a Capsule Menu

The How and Why of a Capsule Menu

Capsule wardrobes are all the rage right now and I must admit, it sounds appealing.  Having only a few quality items, all of which happen to be your “favorite”, hanging in your closet.  When something goes out of style or becomes worn, you simply replace that […]

The BB Chair

The BB Chair

On October 31, 2016 I had just returned to my home in North Carolina after what could only be defined as the weirdest and most busy period of our lives. Our Pappy had died very suddenly in late September and my kids and I fled […]

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Our Summer (mostly) Unplugged

Today was the last day of school for my kids and I couldn’t be more thrilled! No more waking them early, lunches to pack, homework or crazy schedules; just tons of R&R and family time ahead! One thing our summer won’t include is a ton […]

Dining Room Reno is Complete & A Summer Recipe Worth Melting Over

Dining Room Reno is Complete & A Summer Recipe Worth Melting Over

Well, the Dining Room reno is complete! ….For the most part…. I still would love to change out our chairs and my corner hutch could still use a few more pieces, but those will have to wait.  For now, I am going to call it done. […]

A Rainbow After the Storm

A Rainbow After the Storm

Many of you probably have read about my dear friend Laurel and her amazing generosity in one of the darkest seasons she and her family will probably have to walk through on this side of Glory.  If you have not read that story, you can […]

Summer Projects on a Budget

Summer Projects on a Budget

Hello to you fabulous readers!!  It has been quite some time, and it is official that I have failed at one of my New Year’s Resolutions….to blog more.  But, here I am, committing to making sure that we, as The Domestic Four, are doing our […]

Preschooler Sticker Chart

Preschooler Sticker Chart

Okay. We live in a world where I must preface that I feel children should have some responsibility on their shoulders in effort to keep them grounded. I love my children. Heart and soul. I’m thankful for their lives. With that said, raising children is […]

My Mother’s Day Wish

Happy (day late) Mother’s Day! If your Facebook news feed was anything like mine you witnessed some very cute mom & kid pictures mixed with articles and open letters about “finally seeing your mom” or “To my mom…” I skimmed them or skipped past them. […]

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

A Family Welcomes Three…Yes, THREE

Imagine with me….you and your spouse are school teachers; an elementary reading specialist and high school history.  You don’t make a great deal of money because, well, the district is tiny and let’s be honest – that is just the way the cookie crumbles in today’s society. […]