Crabby Housewife was started by Lori Soard. Lori is a freelance writer and editor who has worked at home for more than 21 years. During that time, she’s had to learn a few tricks to keep a house and stay sane. She, along with some other writers, share those tips through this blog.

Here at Crabby Housewife, we want you to feel free to be yourself. Kick off your shoes, pull a chair up to our kitchen table, comment on posts and stay a while. We value your input and hope to make your life a bit easier through tips, cleaning ideas, and shortcuts.

Information on Lori’s latest books is available at LoriSoard.com.

Our Team

Lori Soard
Founder & Editor

Lori gets a little crabby over having to do basic household chores, which led her to start Crabby Housewife. She shares frugal recipes money saving tips. She’s been a freelance writer, editor and web designer for about 22 years.

Sally Painter
Staff Writer

Sally Painter is a former commercial and residential designer and a Feng Shui practictioner. She has written hundreds of articles on a variety of topics.