WisconsinHomemaker.com is a website by Deborah L Melian who shares helpful seasonal home and garden tips, as well as family favorite recipes.
Being from the midwest, Wisconsin to be exact, I am blessed with the four seasons. And, each season has it’s beauty. Do I love fall? Of course. How about winter? Yup. You gotta love spring? Absolutely. And, summer–well, that goes without saying…
So how best to capsulize all of the natural goodness, regional produce, and nifty places that my favorite state has to offer than with timely, quick and easy seasonal tips for your home and garden.
From home cleaning to home decor and DIY projects, to gardening and food–who doesn’t love food–there’s something for everyone all year long here on WisconsinHomemaker.com
The Personal Side of Deborah L Melian, Wisconsin Homemaker
Here’s a little bit about me…
I’m Deborah L Melian, a midwestern mom (of five beautiful adult children) and wife (over 29+ years). I’ve lived in Wisconsin most of my life. And, the few times I left for other climes, (Texas and Arizona), my heart ached for what I left behind.
For those who are not familiar with Wisconsin, we’ve got everything from “mountains” to valleys, grasslands to vast forest lands. Plenty of wildlife and most of it seems to congregate in my back yard.
I’m an avid foodie, traveler, and photographer. And, in my “spare time,” I love to quilt, play golf, and fish–although I haven’t been able to do too much lately.
I’m a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom), blog too much, all the while trying to manage my home and garden. I say “manage” because really my home is a work in progress.
But being a work in progress means that I’m constantly redefining how I do and make things. Just like the seasonal changes here in Wisconsin, I’m always tweaking this and that. Like a tinkerer of a sort.
Maybe that’s why I love Wisconsin Homemaker so much. It allows me to share my love for everything home and garden.
“To be honest, I’ve never been fully “done” with housework, cooking, cleaning, gardening, or repairing–you get the picture. But my mission is to make these tasks of being a homemaker as enjoyable as possible.”
Wisconsin Homemaker and the Art of Making a House a Home
One final thought: A house becomes a home, not because of the stuff that fills the space between the four walls, but by the people that inhabit it. It’s a living space that should welcome all and not be treated as a museum or something like: “Ssssh! And, don’t sit on the furniture!”
I’m not about overly messy digs either–because there’s only so much I can take from man or beast–by the way, I also have four dogs who make their home with me.
But wherever you live, I do hope you glean some ideas that will help make your own living and loving place the best it can be.
“Home should be comfortable. Gardens should be a retreat. Food should be comforting. I guess that sums it all up.”
So, welcome to my little bit of heaven: Wisconsin.
All the Best ~DLM
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