Meet the Contributors

Meet the women who make up this amazing community of writers. They’re homemakers, mothers, and wives. They’re not perfect, they don’t have it all together, but they’re doing their best as they travel this road, just like you. Take a moment to get to know these ladies a little bit, visit their own websites, and look forward to what they have to share. 

Andrea Green

Andrea Green has been married for 21 years and has two teenage daughters. On her site The Greenbacks Gal she finds Organic Deals, Green Steals, and shares recipes for Whole Food Meals. Read posts by Andrea.

Beth Ricci

Beth blogs at Red & Honey, a lifestyle blog for the naturally-minded homemaker. She recently began a passionate love affair with coffee and her life will never be the same. She has had three babies in less than four years, is a professional laundry-avoider, and loves to stay up way too late making weird stuff from scratch that normal people tend to just buy in a store. Hence, the coffee. Read posts by Beth.

Emily McClements

Emily McClements strives to live with compassion and caring for creation in a way that will impact the world. She is a blessed wife and mama to three young children, and blogs about her family’s journey toward natural and simple living at Live Renewed. Read posts by Emily.

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Erin is a follower of Jesus, wife to Will and mommy to three little redheaded girls (born in 2008, 2010 and 2012). She is a life-long, professional dreamer and recovering overwhelmed homemaker. Her mission is to encourage, educate and empower her readers at The Humbled Homemaker to live a grace-filled, natural life. She is the author of a 200+-page cloth diaper how-to handbook, Confessions of a Cloth Diaper Convert as well as the eBook Your Retreat: A Guide to Giving Yourself a Personal Planning Day Read posts by Erin.

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Hilary is a Christ follower, wife, homeschooling mama of two young children, and journalist. She writes about making healthy decisions that honor God and happen to help the environment at Accidentally Green. During her first pregnancy, Hilary discovered preventable health hazards found in everyday life. Wanting to be a good steward of the family God 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. Read posts by Hilary.

Jessica Smartt

Jessica Smartt used to be a librarian and an English teacher, but now she works much harder just being a mom. You can find her blogging at “Smartter” Each Day where she pokes fun at the everyday challenges of motherhood, shares all her delicious allergy-free recipes, and rejoices that God loves her no matter what phobia she’s recently developed. She’s blessed beyond belief with two energetic little boys and a husband who actually never worries. Read posts by Jessica.

Kelly Smith

Kelly loves the Lord, her family, and sharing her passion for real food cooking and meal planning with others. She is a full-time homemaker who loves spending time with her awesome hubby and two sweet boys. Kelly’s real food journey began five years ago when she was diagnosed with a chronic auto-immune disorder. Since then, the Lord has blessed her with an amazing recovery – a testament to His grace and the health benefits of eating real food. Kelly shares her knowledge and love for whole food cooking at The Nourishing Home, Facebook and Google. Read posts by Kelly.

Kresha Faber

Kresha Faber is the primary writer and blog editor at, a website dedicated to real food, sustainable living, natural homemaking, and joyful parenting. She is the mother of three young children, the wife of one incredibly good man, an opera singer, a cloth diapering instructor, and an avid researcher. She and her husband share a passion for living life thoughtfully and intentionally in response to God’s grace in their lives and she loves to share good meals (and good wine) around a very large table. Read posts by Kresha.

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Leigh Ann’s life goal is to create a home where it is impossible to not think about God. At Intentional By Grace, she blogs about her journey of intentional living in order to make this goal a reality. She is the wife to the man of her prayers, Mark, and mama to two loveable little boys, Samuel and Timothy. She takes joy in spending her days creating memorable moments with her husband, conducting kitchen experiments, researching every natural alternative known to man, and making her little boy laugh. She does it all by the grace of God. Read posts by Leigh Ann.

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Nina is a healer, wellness advocate and writer at Shalom Mama, where she helps families simplify natural living. She and her husband live in central Oregon with their four kids. Read posts by Nina.

Rachel Marie

Rachel is a mother to 2 preschoolers and a wife to a chiropractor. Her passions are faith, family and health. She supports her husband in helping to change the way people look at their health and uses her blog as a tool to do that. You can find her writing about her family adventures and inspiring you to make healthier choices for your family and more at day2day joys or on Facebook. Read posts by Rachel.

Stacy Karen

Stacy believes the home is an important place where hearts are shaped for eternity. She strives to create a healthy, happy home through natural living, real food eating, moment cherishing, and God following. Stacy is wife to a truth-seeking preacher and grateful mother of three funny kids. She enjoys homeschooling, but often struggles with her own distractible nature, resisting the urge to toss lessons aside and cook all day! Mildly obsessed with making things from scratch, Stacy thoroughly enjoys creating anything from chalk to chocolate torte. Concocting herbal preparations and homemade body products is a favorite pastime. Stacy shares tips for finding peace and joy at home on her blog, A Delightful Home. Read posts by Stacy Karen.