Day Ten of A HomeSpun Christmas—Giveaway with Angela Niles of Flutterbug Creations

We are halfway through our special week of giveaways   supporting home based businesses here at The Wecloming House, and what a fun ride it has been! Today is no different! While we have one more special day to participate in the giveaway being offered by Mary of Checkerboards and Etc of I am [...]

Day 9 of A HomeSpun Christmas—Giveaway with Mary Larsen of Checkerboards Etc

What a fantastic week it has been so far, right? I have been really blessed by the participation and the feedback I have been getting from many of you here and over on the Facebook page. Isn't it a great year to support small businesses for your Christmas purchasing? So many families are struggling to [...]

Day 8 of A Home Spun Christmas and Giveaway from Kleine’s Country Farm! Wahooo!

You know, as I sit here blogging, I am reflecting on how blessed I am. I have the best friends, really I do. And God has blessed me with leading me to some really awesome and amazing people. From people like Ginny over at The Joyful Cottage... to Kristina, my college friend who is now [...]

A HomeSpun Christmas Day Seven—the Winner of The Joyful Cottage Giveaway AND a New Giveaway sponosored by SO Sartina!!!

Well, the weather outside is frightful but the fire is so delightful, and since we've no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!! Here on the MN prairies we had one crazy day of a blizzard. Over 8" of snow in our area, and winds of up to 45 mph [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:34+00:00December 10th, 2012|Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Kid Fun|12 Comments

Day Five of a HomeSpun Christmas—DIY Ornaments that are simple, and stylish!

Good morning to you, everyone! I am very excited to share today's post with you, because for the second time in a week, I get to partner with a dear friend of mine, Cindy Wagner from Cinj's Chat Room! She has been busy writing up posts on her favorite ornaments to make, while we have [...]

Day Three of A HomeSpun Christmas—three Gorgeous treats to fill up a Cookie Plate…with Special Guest Kelly Nale from The Empty Nest Farm!!

What would Christmas be like  without beautiful gifts  to give those you love? We have had a long-standing tradition around our home of making platters of cookies and taking them to friends and neighbors to tell them how much we love and appreciate them.  It really is amazing how much a plate of cookies can [...]

A Homespun Christmas, Day Two—Let your Light Shine…….

It is Day TWO of a Homespun Christmas, and I am excited to show you a simple tutorial on how to make some seriously beautiful candles for gifts or for decorating your table for the holidays. There is just something incredibly beautiful about a candlelit dinner, with family china, and the rich scent of food [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:45+00:00December 3rd, 2012|Challenge Me, Craft, Encourage Me, Faith, Holidays, Strengthen Me|4 Comments

Day One of A Homespun Christmas–A Grand Kickoff, an Amazing Giveaway, a Gorgeous tutorial, and HUGE announcement!

I really hate glue guns. Really hate them. As in, if I had an arch nemesis, all they would have to do is brandish a glue gun as a weapon and I would be forever vanquished. However, glue guns serve their purposes quite well, and make my life much much easier when it comes to [...]

Almost Wordless Wednesday–The Holiday’s Gentle Memories…

Today I wanted to just give you a glimpse of our holiday pictures, simple, and sweet. Not professional, just precious to us, and hopefully, to warm your heart. :) Enjoy. Many Blessings to you and yours, Heather FINALLY--a pic of the Handy Hubby's amazing Not-So Secret Recipe on the Turkey!! The table set for Thanksgiving--lots [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:45+00:00November 28th, 2012|Adoption, Craft, Encourage Me, Faith, Holidays|3 Comments

What a lovely Holiday it has been………

I had to force myself to sit down and write today's blog post for you all, not that I dont miss you, or dont want to keep you in the loop about all that is really going on here at The Welcoming House in real life, but because honestly, right now, I have been bitten [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:46+00:00November 26th, 2012|Craft, Encourage Me, Faith, Holidays|1 Comment


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