Welcome!

Welcome! I’m Jean Ann Duckworth, founder & director of Simple Joy. We have many exciting things planned for you in 2019, including the launch of our GraceSpace social network for women & our Sisters of Simple Joy small groups. We are working to develop programs & materials for women to access no matter where they live. Features include:
  • Online classes;
  • Bible studies;
  • Podcasts;
  • Videos;
  • Books;
  • Online presentations & events;
  • And more.

Our goal for 2019 is to offer you the tools, materials, training, & encouragement you need to reach the incredible goals God has set for you in the coming year.

I look forward to encouraging you in the coming year & getting to know you as we work together to help you answers God’s call for your life!

Hugs & blessings!
Jean Ann

12 Devilishly Fun Decorating Projects

12-Halloween-Projects

I LOVE decorating my house for Halloween. Truth be told, I LOVE decorating my house for most occasions! It used to be you had little choice when it came to choosing a theme for your Halloween decorating. These days, there are a wide variety of ways for you to prepare your home for Halloween. Select a style that coordinates with your home style or choose something completely different! Have fun! After all, that’s what Halloween is all about!

To give you a few ideas, Woman’s Day has put together a dozen decorating projects just for YOU! Enjoy!

Devilish Decorating

8 Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween Tablescapes

Halloween Tablescape

I LOVE creating tablescapes in my home. I approach each one as a separate design, a stand alone that tells a story, represents a theme. This allows me to use a variety of themes & colors in my home during various holidays. Good Housekeeping has created 8 fabulous tablescapes for you to use in YOUR home. Just remember, tablescapes are not just for tables. You can use these designs on any surface in your home. In fact, you can use ALL these designs on the surfaces in your home! Hmmmm…

Halloween Tablescapes