Meet the Contributors

I’m honored to be joined by some amazing writers that make up the Humbled Homemaker team!

These ladies have different life stories, are in various life seasons and have talents and wisdom to share with all of us…and I am just as excited to learn from them as I hope you are!! Please be sure to pay these ladies a visit on their sites. You will be blessed!

AAprilpril Swiger

April is a follower of King Jesus, wife to Adam, and hopeful adoptive mom living in Connecticut. She loves experimenting in her kitchen with simple, nourishing recipes, while strategically keeping to a tight ministry budget. After a number of years serving in campus ministry, and living overseas in China, she has enjoyed putting roots down in her local church. She writes at Redemptive Homemaking where she shares about adoption from foster care, being a pastor’s wife, eating real food, and living a more natural and simplified lifestyle. Her aim is to put the gospel on display while redeeming the great and high calling of homemaker.

Beth CranfordBeth Cranford

Beth Cranford is a homemaking, homeschooling, blogging wife and mom. She’s been married to her best friend for 23 years, and together they enjoy raising their two children and working on this crazy blogging thing.

Beth is a child of God and knows that it’s only by His abundant and personal grace that she can be what she’s called to be. She’s the author of several e-books, including Emergency Meals, Is Homeschooling Really For Us? and 16 Strategies To Eat Better and Spend Less. (That one’s free, so go on over and get your copy.)

In this season of life, she’s on a mission to help moms experience smoother dinner times, provide healthy and delicious meals for their families, and stick to a food budget! Come on over for some  recipes, meal plans, freezer- cooking tips, and more at EatBetterSpendLess.com.

danielleDanielle Tate

Danielle Tate is the founder Thrive Ministries and More Than Four Walls Blog. She’s an author, speaker and teacher who is passionate about biblical stewardship, restoration and real food. She lives with her husband Brad and their son, Wyatt.

Elsie CallenderElsie Callender

Elsie writes at Richly Rooted about living abundantly! You’ll find posts on simplifying, cooking from scratch, and savoring everyday aspects of homemaking. Elsie is an author of Real Food for the Real Homemaker, but plans to publish fiction someday, too. Currently she’s sinking her roots down in Alabama, where she lives in a cabin with her husband and cat. You can read 25 random things about Elsie here, or meet up on Facebook.

HilaryHilary Kimes Bernstein

Hilary Kimes Bernstein is a Christ follower, wife, mama, and journalist who writes about making healthy decisions that honor God and happen to help the environment at Accidentally Green. Wanting to be a good steward of the family God has entrusted her with, she began choosing healthier products and practices. Being environmentally friendly never crossed her mind, until she realized most of her new choices were green … quite accidentally. She’s written three eBooks, First Bites: How To Instill Healthy Eating Habits During Your Baby’s First YearAccidentally Green: How and Why One Family Began Making Healthy Changes That Honor God and Help the Environment, and Repelled: Accidentally Green’s Guide to Mosquito Prevention.

KristenKristen Smith

Kristen Smith is a Christian, wife to her best friend and high school sweetheart, and mother to a growing brood of sweet little people. She and her family enjoy rural life in northeast Ohio. Her days are spent keeping the home, homeschooling, making real food, gardening, blogging, studying herbalism, working from home as a Lilla Rose consultant, and doing what she can to live a more natural and God-honoring life. Connect with her on her blog, Smithspirations, where she writes on topics relating to faith, family, and natural living. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, and Google+.

SaraSara Shay

Sara is a mama to three precious gifts and wife to a man who lovingly calls her “his nutter.” She starting pushing her family into real food a few months after she started blogging. They will forever be on the road to real food and natural health.

Balancing art and logic in her daily life and work, God’s balance of creation and healing is quite clear to her. She loves creating, experimenting, and learning. Whether it be food, health or crafting. She is navigating her family through healthy frugality – trying to THRIVE, not merely survive this life. She shares this journey at Your Thriving Family.

SarahSarah Mueller

Sarah is a child of God, wife and homeschool mom to 4 boys, from toddler to teen. She loves helping busy moms get more done through simple systems to help their homes run more smoothly. She is a minimalist at heart, although you might not notice that from a peek into her homeschool room. Sarah blogs about homemaking, organizing, and personal finance at EarlyBirdMom.com

Sarah NicholsSarah Nichols

Sarah is absolutely passionate about many things, including serving alongside her husband in youth ministry, raising her children to be the men God created them to be, real food, natural health, abundant living, coffee and chocolate (ahem) and living a life marked by JOY! They have two boys on earth, three babies in heaven, and are currently beginning the process of adopting a baby. Join them at Simple Life Abundant Life where they encourage people to live simple and abundant lives.

ShannonShannon Brown

Shannon Brown is a Christian, wife, mama, architect, writer, and small business owner. She is passionate about encouraging real moms living in the real world, especially when it comes to helping them find peace with their family’s finances. She writes about frugal and simple living at GrowingSlower blog and in her Real Mom’s Guide series of books, including Natural Birth Stories: The Real Mom’s Guide to an Empowering Natural Birth and 76 Free Things to Do with Kids. Shannon and her husband live in eastern Washington and are parents to an energetic little boy and a peaceful baby girl.

TiffanyTiffany Crumbs

Tiffany is a frugal foodie – passionate about feeding her family healthy food, while being a good steward of her family’s finances. She’s a homeschooling mother of two, loving wife to one and a child of God blessed in more ways than she can count. She shares her enthusiasm for affording real food without going broke, and documents her baby-sized strides at Don’t Waste the Crumbs. Join Tiffany and the Crumbs Community on PinterestFacebook  or via email for encouragement and small, simple steps to healthier living.