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Note: As of 2017, The New Homemaker is an archive. The articles on the site are all original to TNH.

On the wall of my hallway, where I pass it several times a day, is a big piece of poster board covered in photos clipped from magazines--a collage, and a rather messy one at that. Pictures of pregnant women, babies, children; gardens and gardeners; a passionate couple; pretty kitchens; the writer MFK Fisher; a woman's long, beautiful hair; women performing tai chi and yoga and exercising with their little children; art supplies. This is my treasure map.

Take it from garage sale to chic
The secret is a well-stocked pantry
What to do when the kids say there's nothing to do