Hi! I’m Valerie and I’m One Happy Housewife! I am lucky enough to be a stay-at-home mom and do what I love everyday. Join me as I share some of my favorite things and tips on all things home!

Skillet Cornbread

I remember the first time I had skillet cornbread. Ryan and I were dating and I was spending Thanksgiving at his home. It was my first Thanksgiving experience. His mom and grandma would start cooking the night before and they’d make enough food to feed an army! One of my favorite things she’d make was the cornbread! She would use a huge round skillet and make it from scratch. Straight out of the oven with some butter spread on it and it was heavenly! Ryan has been making skillet cornbread ever since we started celebrating Thanksgiving in Honduras. He...

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Designing Our Christmas Cards Online

It’s that time of year again to order Christmas cards! Actually, it was that time of the year about 3 weeks ago, I know, we’re super late. I had the best intentions to get this done in November, but my best intentions weren’t quite enough this year. All in all, we managed to have a great time getting our pictures taken and I’m so happy with the way they turned out! Choosing Our Theme This year, I wanted to do something fun, so I forced kindly asked everyone to wear an ugly Christmas sweater for the occasion! It actually wasn’t...

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