Mental Health, Geekiness, Kindness… and Beyond. To boldly go where no housewife has gone before.

Hello, I’m Elizabeth and this is my Uncustomary Housewife blog. Thank you for visiting. I sincerely appreciate you. Below you will find a short synopsis of the topics I write about:

Mental Health: I am living with Bipolar Disorder and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I share my experiences with mental illness for to main reasons; to spread awareness and to show people like me that they are not alone.

Housewife: I never planned on being a full-time housewife or living on a farm. But I’m doing both and I absolutely love it. In this category I write about my marriage, myself, and some of the things I’m discovering along the way.

Cooking: Here I share some of my favorite step-by-step recipes and food stories. I hope you’ll try the recipes, and enjoy!

Geek: Being a geek means never having to play it cool about how much you love something. Geeks are allowed to be unapologetically enthusiastic about things, and that’s what I do here.

Collaborations:  This is a place for me to share collaborative works. Please, contact me for collaboration inquires. This includes guest posts and my recent Not Alone Series, a series that allows individuals to tell their mental health stories on my blog and social network platforms.

For more information and for collaboration inquiries, please contact me. I would sincerely love to hear from you. You can also connect with me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Live Long and Prosper.

Sincerely, Elizabeth Banks
The Uncustomary Housewife

Featured Photo Captured By: William + Kristen Photography.

36 comments on “About

  1. Uncle Spike

    So Elizabeth, you decided to join the small clan of Uncle Spike followers, sometimes known as The Spikey’s…. That makes me a happy blogger now – I really appreciate you making that special mouse click.

    Hope you like my upcoming posts and if you get bored one day, maybe you’ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too.

    If you have any likes, dislikes or suggestions about my blog, just let me know, either through ‘comments’ or via email. Always welcome reader input 🙂

    Have a great old day…

  2. I love your boots!!

  3. Belinda Allison Lester

    Thanks for following Elizabeth! I’m still new to this blogging thing. :/ lol

    • You’ll get the hang of it pretty quickly. Follow “The Daily Post”, they post writing prompts daily and weekly, sometimes I rise to the challenge, they are pretty cool prompts. Check my page out (Click the black menu bar at the top of my page). I blog about a lot of different topics, but that’s the cool thing about blogging, isn’t it? We can write about whatever we want.
      I’m glad to see you’re doing well. It’s nice to hear from you.

    • How has the blogging world been treating you?

      • Belinda

        It’s been well, thank you! I’ve really enjoyed it the past several months, and have gotten to the point that I feel badly if I don’t get to post! lol. How have you been?

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  5. One of my readers: libbyvanhelsing, at Libby’s Piece of Mind has nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger award. In accepting this Award, I am required to nominate fifteen other blogs which I feel are deserving of this recognition.

    So I’ve nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger award. Here’s the rules;
    Thank and link to the person who nominated you.

    List the rules and display the award.

    Share seven facts about yourself.

    Nominate 15 other amazing blogs and comment on their posts to let them know they have been nominated.

    Proudly display the award logo on your blog and follow the blogger who nominated you, both are found at this link:


  6. Coolest blog I’ve seen in a while. Your wedding duds say it all. Talent. Pure talent. And not a “precious” bone to be found.

  7. Hello! I’ve just found your blog, via a weekly challenge you wrote. It’s a great blog! I’m quite new to blogging and write about lots of different things. We live on a yacht in Greece, but are currently in the uk visiting friends and family. When we get back to the boat, my blog will mostly be about sailing, and the places we visit, but at the moment it’s a rather random blog about what I get up to every day.

  8. What a lovely blog! Your puppy looks so adorable. Alert and sitting with poise. Too cute 🙂

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  16. HI! I am really enjoying your blog. I will check out more later. My kids have reached the point where they feel like Mama has had enough computer time and they plan on distracting me by doing their interpretation of Thunder-dome……”2 May Enter…..” 🙂 I just started my second blog. I had started one about seven years ago, but that was before kids. My life has changed so much that I decided to start a new one. I’m still working to get more readers and get going on this new blog. Any advice from you would be greatly appreciated!! I hope you have a great, blessed day!!

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  18. Tamara Jefferies

    Just had to acknowledge that awesome nod to Star Trek in your introduction. That put a smile on my face. Have a great day!

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