Looking to up your game on the home front? Whether you need help with cleaning, cooking, crafting, or generally keeping your house humming along in style, there’s a homemaking blogs for you. Check out some of the best, listed by category, and before you know it, you’ll be giving these homemakers a run for their money!
General Homemaking Blogs
The Happier Homemaker
Large, editorial-style photos are a stand-out feature of this beautiful blog from wife and mother Melissa. She shares tips on how to degrease a stove, how to deodorize fuzzy slippers, and how to get rid of “boy smell” in the bathroom and shares family-friendly recipes like slow cooker beef stew and chewy pecan toffee cookies.
Homemaking on the Homestead
Crystal is a mother and grandmother and lives on 18 acres in Washington State. Her homemaking blog has a definite DIY bent, with an entire section on canning, freezing preserving.
Domestic Life Stylist
Tagline: “Live Life at Home With Finesse and Style”
It’s all about the style. This general homemaking blog covers a wide variety of topics from how to organize your small closet to what to do with leftover eggs in categories like “Food Style,” “Travel Style,” “Family Style,” “Mom Style,” and “Life Style.” Lisa lives in the D.C. area and posts several times per week.
Tagline: “encouraging and equipping women to be all that God wants them to be”
This homemaking blog runs the gamut from cleaning to beauty to food with an ever-present focus on family. You can find a recipe for peppermint body scrub as well as five different ways to organize your necklaces. Printable As the tagline indicates, this is one of the many Christian-centric homemaking blogs, and MaryEllen writes often about homeschooling her children and the importance of her faith to her.
Top Homemaking Blogs on Organizing and Cleaning
This beautiful homemaking blog focuses on organizing and creating a calm, relaxing, and functional space at home. You’ll find tons of ideas for organizing every nook and cranny of your home, from kids’ closets to kitchen cupboards with photos and step-by-step instructions. You can also download colorful printable to keep you on track with budgeting, shopping, donating, and time management. Jen posts a few times a week.
A Slob Comes Clean Tagline: “Reality-Based Cleaning and Organizing”
If IHeart Organizing is the organized life you aspire to, then A Slob Comes Clean might be the organized life you actually live. The blog’s writer, Dana, opts for humor over perfection and focuses on decluttering. She shows you everything as she strives to clean and organize her home, from hole-y socks to messy floors. This blog also features videos, podcasts, and printable if you sign up for the email list.
I’m An Organizing Junkie “… and you can be, too!”
In addition to tutorials and tips on organizing and decluttering, this blog also gives advice on menu planning and time management. Laura – self-professed “organizing freak” – is on a mission to help you become more organized. You’ll find storage solutions listed by rooms and a variety of categories on the basics of organizing, from The Organizing PROCESS to 52 Weeks of Organizing. (And, of course, more printable!)
Top Homemaking Blogs on DIY Crafting Clean Sensible
This homemaking blog tackles the usual suspects of cleaning, organizing, and cooking, and throws in some crafting, too. Crafting projects include things like Christmas ornaments, a painted bench, photo transfer coasters, and a DIY storage ladder. Jenn also shares many recipes and crafts focused on the holidays, too, so you’ll find ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve, Christmas, and everything in between.
The Frugal Homemaker
Beautiful photos show off the DIY projects of Christina, whose focus is having great style without spending a ton of money. You’ll find out how to make creative projects like a wreath made of coffee filters and how to create tables capes for different holidays and themes. She also shares tips on yard sales and couponing.
The World of Suzy Homemaker
tagline: “Crafting a life of style with substance”
Like the Frugal Homemaker, Suzy Homemaker wants to live a life of style for less. Sue features decorating and organizing makeovers as well as tutorials on crafts and DIY projects. You can learn how to shorten vertical blinds, make a pretty gold-dotted vase, and upcycle charity shop art.
Top Homemaking Blogs on Cooking and Baking
Mrs. Happy Homemaker
Warning: your mouth will water just reading the names of this food-focused homemaking blog, which offers up recipes like “Sweet Salty Prosciutto Asparagus Pizza,” “Maple Bacon Pretzel Rods,” and “Crockpot Triple Chocolate Cake.” Although Crystal also has tips for frugal living and organizing as well, the main dish is definitely food. She also shares her own heartbreaking story of how she lost her husband at the age of 33.
tagline: “Exploring the unfamiliar territory of homemaking, my faithful martini in hand + a positive outlook leading the way”
Amy lives in Nashville and her food-focused homemaking blog offers up a range of recipes, from the Southern (“Slow-Cooker Chicken, White Bean, + Hominy Chili”) to the healthy (“Pasta with Kale and Walnut Pesto”) to the fun (“Mini Pretzel Dogs”). You can also find a handful of crafting projects here, too.
Women aren’t the only ones who have homemaking blogs. Meet Tux, the Brooklynite of Brooklyn Homemaker. He’s a self-professed lover of food and he offers up a pretty equal mix of both cooking and baking recipes. Check out “holiday milk punch” (an eggnog alternative) or “guacamole salad with jalapeno lime dressing.”