About The Gracious Wife
Welcome to The Gracious Wife, a place where you’ll find tips and tricks for your whole home. I’m Michelle, a stay-at-home mom and wife, living in the Chicago Suburbs, striving to serve and love my family graciously.
Are you picturing June Cleaver? Donna Reed? I mean, they’re iconic housewives, with all their ducks in a row and homes fit for a magazine cover. Is that what we should be aiming for?
What IS a Gracious Wife? You can find out what I think a Gracious Wife is here. It’s probably not what you expect!
- I love cooking and coming up with new recipes. Experimenting in the kitchen is one of my favorite past-times.
- I’m a big comfort food lover. Mac and Cheese, Chicken Pot Pie, Peach Cobbler,… Oh my! Don’t even get me started!
- I’m a planner by nature, and I feel it’s necessary to have a physical checklist for every task. In fact, I have a planner to keep track of everything in our house, if you want to check it out!
- I absolutely adore my family. Even though I’m not the perfect wife or mother, I’m enjoying the journey and sharing lessons learned the hard way.
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I’ve been married to my amazing husband for 5 years. We were high school sweethearts. Mr. Gracious is a firefighter/paramedic, so that adds some extra chaos and juggling into our schedule. I’m so proud of him though, and wouldn’t have it any other way!
We have been blessed with 3 beautiful children, two boys and a girl. The Boss is 4, Baby Boy is 3, and Princess is 18 months. I have always felt a calling toward motherhood, and am so grateful to have been blessed with these little miracles.
I love hearing from you! So don’t be shy! Feel free to contact me for recipe swapping, questions, ideas, suggestions, anything!
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