Hi! My name is Rachel Paxton, and I have been a freelance writer and the webmaster of this web site for more than 18 years. I am the mother to five children, ages 28 to 6. I have a BA degree in English and business.

I love homeschooling my children and finding new things to write about every day, from crafts, to cooking and canning, to gardening. My favorite hobbies are reading and scrapbooking. I love Pinterest! Follow my boards on Pinterest to see what I have been up to. You can also follow me on Facebook.

To contact me, or for interview and/or freelance writing requests, you can contact me at

Throughout the years I have written hundreds of home- and family-related articles. In 2013 I started publishing a series of ebooks available for Amazon Kindle.

In the Press:

Essays and tips written by Rachel Paxton are included in the following books:

Peanut Butter and Jelly Possibilities: Youthful Inspirations, by Dawn De Lorenzo

Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style , by Christina Friedrichsen

Child’s Play: Enriching Your Child’s Interests, from Rocket Science to Rock Climbing, Stamp Collecting to Sculpture, by Monica Cardoza

Her writing and tips have also been published in hundreds of print and online publications, including:

Woman’s Day Magazine

Epoch Times

Family Circle Magazine

HomeLife Magazine

The Monitor, McAllen, TX

The Ballard Weekly, Western KY

The Topeka-Capital Journal, Topeka, KS

The Tennessean, Nashville, TN

The Daily Pilot, Costa Mesa, CA

The Eldorado Courier, Eldorado, OK

The Herald Journal, Winsted, MN

The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO

The Boston Globe

HopeKeepers Magazine

St. Joseph News, St. Joseph, MO

Southern Nevada Home & Garden Magazine

CrossWalk, Meridian, MS

The Dollar Stretcher

Cheapskate Monthly

Misers’ Gazette

National Business Association Newsletter

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