Proverbs 31 Queen Makeover

I heard nails scrapping across a chalkboard this evening as I was listening to the local news. They were reporting on a winner of a “Queen Makeover” contest who received some rather extensive “gifts”: a personal trainer for 3 months, botox shots, permanent make-up, laser hair removal, hair restyling (for the hair that is left), and some new outfits, including a set of Spanxs for body shaping, from a trendy boutique. ACCCKK! Is this what it takes to feel like a queen these days?!? Just fathom all of the unnecessary pain involved in becoming a Queen in the world’s eyes. Except maybe the personal trainer, all of those things are just plain old cruel.

How about a Proverbs 31 makeover instead? Here is what I would really love to have:


  1. Services of a Professional Organizer to aid you in better lay out your home and de-junk.
  2. A couple of lovely dresses and aprons from The Kings Daughters. (No shapewear required!)
  3. Quilting lessons or whatever craft you would like to learn.
  4. A gift membership to a Community Supported Agriculture Farm for a season’s worth of fresh vegetables, fruits, and eggs and possibly milk or meat.
  5. A set of cloth diapers or Ergo carrier (if you have a baby.)
  6. Small business consultation, if you would like to start your own.
  7. A tea party hosted for all you, your lady friends and family.
  8. A grain mill and a 50 pound bag of organic wheat.
  9. [If I had a yard…] A professionally installed herb garden.
  10. A “wildcrafting” tour with a knowledgeable person on edible plants and mushrooms.

What else would you like to receive if there was such a makeover?

[My husband heartily enjoyed this post as I read it to him!]


5 Responses to “Proverbs 31 Queen Makeover”

  1. 1 Amy December 16, 2007 at 6:24 pm

    Count me in!! I would have a Proverbs 31 make over ANYDAY!!

    Great post!!:)

  2. 2 wilkinson4jesus December 16, 2007 at 8:43 pm

    Me too! Sounds Great!

    A new dress or two for the daughters would be nice to add.

    A live in Nanny/Made for a month or so. To help so you could catch up on all those unfinished projects and crafts.

    Private cooking lessons to learn some of those ethnic / extravagant or other dishes.

    Wow this would be great. I like the “No shapewear required!” comment, You made me laugh out loud. Sounds much better to me 😉

    Simple Living Alaska

  3. 3 cbrunette December 16, 2007 at 8:46 pm

    Uggh—Don’t even get me started on pantyhose… 😀

    I just thought of another idea to add to the list…but then it disappeared…I’ll write it down next time.

    Keep adding your own wishes, this is fun!


  4. 4 Dawn December 17, 2007 at 8:47 am

    Me too…I want a Proverbs 31 make over!!!

    I think you had a great list going Anna…

    Add on there…I would want to learn how to sew, knit, crochet. That’s a big thing and would be a great gift to recieve (much better than getting needles in my face for Botox…LOL.).

    Bless You!

  5. 5 Ginny December 17, 2007 at 1:25 pm

    When I first started reading the post, I was grossing out about the prizes, then I read your list… Whew! Yes! I want a Proverbs 31 makeover, too. 😀

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