Hello! My name is Mary. I am the writer behind The Encouraging Home.

The Encouraging Home is my little corner of the world where I hope to help brighten your day. I want to inspire hope, health and happiness in my home and in yours.

I would love to be able to chat with you over tea and homemade chocolate chip cookies. I would love to show you around our farm. I would love to see the excitement in your eyes as you share your dreams and offer an encouraging word when you confide about disappointments and struggles.

But since we can’t do that, I hope that you will feel like your visit is almost like a visit at the kitchen table. I hope to speak hope and life to you and that you will leave renewed and encouraged. And I hope to surprise you with little gifts along the way.

Here is a taste of what you will find during your visits:


Reminders that It’s the Little Things that Matter to Your Family

Encouragement for When the Days are Hard and you don’t think you matter


Learn how to use essential oils for your family

Get easy and practical fitness tips 

Learn the importance of taking care of yourself


Please don’t spend your days wishing life away but celebrating!

Learn to create cherished memories every day.


I also provide business coaching and help those wanting to work toward a life a financial freedom get started. I love seeing families changed by those who work hard and are determined to change their future by building a home business.

Get a sneak peek at our coaching in this Free 5 Day Series.

So… I hope you will visit often as I hope to encourage your heart in motherhood, working from home, yummy recipes, raising boys and just knowing that you are going to make it.

A little about me:

I have been married to my sweetheart for 17+ years.  We are blessed with 2 amazing sons and live on our family’s dairy farm where we milk 800+ cows and I manage around 200 calves.  Life is always an adventure and never dull!!

Thank you so much for visiting and hope you will return soon!

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Check out the freebies that I have for you here.

I would love to connect with you everyday on Facebook and Twitter , Pinterest, Instagram where you will get updates or conversations that are not on the blog.  Thank you so much for visiting and I pray that you will be blessed!

If you have a blog or product that would benefit my readers, please visit my advertising page or email me at theecouraginghome@yahoo.com 

Come back soon!!