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About Heather Estey

Believer in Eternal Hope. Craft-a-Holic. In love with Coffee, baking and frugal living. Called to write. Determined to live life to the fullest. Convinced every life is important. Blessed with a family. Honored to pour out my life for the Glory of God.

When you Marry a man with a Homesteading Heart….

Ok Welcoming House readers, brace yourself. I am going go tell you exactly what might happen if you decide you are going to marry a man, or woman, with a homesteading heart. Now, to be fair, you might look at the two of us and wonder which one of us had more dreams to run [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:24+00:00January 3rd, 2017|DIY, Handy Hubby's Corner|Comments Off on When you Marry a man with a Homesteading Heart….

Welcome to a Sweet New Year….

Its the very first day of a beautiful new year, and I love it. Feels like when you open a fresh clean notebook for the first time, and stare at the lovely crisp pages just waiting to be filled with memories like a journal...or notes from conferences you attended. I love how fresh and clean [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:24+00:00January 1st, 2017|DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Handy Hubby's Corner|3 Comments

This Old House, A Bottle, and a new Front Porch….

One thing is for sure, owning a house that is over 100 years old means you are constantly working on projects and keeping it up. Ours is no different, and we would not have it any other way....we love the history and beauty of this old thing and take being home owners very seriously after [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:25+00:00November 18th, 2016|Encourage Me|Comments Off on This Old House, A Bottle, and a new Front Porch….

As Fall becomes Winter…

We are busy here on the other side of the screen. So many things happening as fall rushes into winter, and we get our little homestead ready for the cold months. Stacking wood for the winter, making sure everyone has warm enough clothing, and bedding, putting up food for the cold months so I can [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:26+00:00November 15th, 2016|Encourage Me|Comments Off on As Fall becomes Winter…

Let It Begin…..First Day of School!

I laugh daily at the posts I am seeing on social media from  friends, showing them like this.. or this.... or even this.... when their kids head off to school. (If you're the mamma in the last pic, wow, man, you have my sympathies...) Some people get all worked up about those pics, and harp [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:26+00:00September 7th, 2016|Challenge Me, Faith|Comments Off on Let It Begin…..First Day of School!

There and Back Again…our Tale…without Hobbits…

The Littles are bigger. Much Bigger. Soon heading into their first day of FIRST grade, I am shaking my head as I watch them read simple words to each other, giggle at jokes they wouldn't have gotten a year or so ago, marveled at how their feet will soon be larger than mine, and so [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:26+00:00September 5th, 2016|Challenge Me|Comments Off on There and Back Again…our Tale…without Hobbits…

Dear Friend of a Mom who has Miscarried….

I saw it on Facebook. My heart stopped as I read of the passing of another child that was the heart of one of my friends. A child they prayed for. A child they had yet to meet. A child who was loved and desired, and would have been one of the most spoiled children [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:28+00:00April 1st, 2016|Faith, Strengthen Me|Comments Off on Dear Friend of a Mom who has Miscarried….

And then they turned SIX…….

You know, its funny when I look back. For some reason when we brought these adorable beautiful, curly headed Littles home I never envisioned them finally growing up and deciding it was time to lose teeth and learn to read, to be able to ride a bike without training wheels, or jump rope with each [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:28+00:00March 28th, 2016|Adoption, Faith|1 Comment

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