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Make it Yourself Monday—4 dresses with One Pattern!

Good Monday morning to ya, Welcoming House readers! As many of you know from our totally rocking series in January about learning skills that need to be remembered, around here at the real Welcoming House sewing is an important skill. I love being able to take some fabric and a few doodads and make my [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:37+00:00May 11th, 2015|Craft, DIY, To Wear|1 Comment

Gorgeous Wooden Hooks….and you can WIN some. :D

Many of you who have been following along with posts in April were in LOVE with the amazing and gorgeous Crochet-Along that I have been making the last few weeks as we have been in hospitals and waiting rooms with my mother (and my daughter now). So I have a fun (*squeal*) and gorgeous surprise [...]

Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part Two)

If you are just joining us on this totally awesome series after clicking a link on Pinterest or BlogLovin, I hope that you take a moment to read the FIRST part of our series and grab those ideas for saving money as well. You can find it right here by clicking this link. I promise, [...]

Crocheting something of Beauty….

A few months ago, in the midst of stress and time sitting on my hands at hospitals, I decided what I really needed to do was give myself the ability to create something and keep myself sane. What started at that point was a journey with something new that I have not yet been able [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:41+00:00April 27th, 2015|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Uncatergorized|5 Comments

Make Your Own Flavored Coffee Grounds for a Fraction of the Price!

Guess what? It is the start of a brand new year AND a new year of our.. And on a wonderful spin off from last year's incredibly popular post (over 500 hits in ONE DAY) on DIY coffee Syrups, our super popular post on DIY powdered coffee creamers, and with a whole new spin for those [...]

Let the CHALLENGE BEGIN—Fabulously Frugal Friday and FOOD STORAGE CHALLENGE COMBINE!

Its the start of a brand new month, and a brand new challenge, and to be honest, I am incredibly excited about doing this right by your side. I intentionally picked an easy month for this challenge, because many people have gardens coming in, or food is available more inexpensively than during the winter months. [...]

Tomorrow our Food Storage Challenge begins…..are you READY?

I am excited that we have received so much awesome feedback from so many of you about participating in this challenge for the first two weeks of August. I wanted to give you some ideas, and some encouragement in doing it, because I know for some of you it is going to be really challenging [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:50+00:00July 31st, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading|2 Comments

Learning about WoodGas, and WW2!

It isn't often lately that I am fascinated by a new homesteading or self sufficiency idea, but lately there is one that has just captured my imagination and I feel is worth to pass on to the Handy Hubby. The other day I was reading about alternatives to electricity and heating materials over on someone's [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:51+00:00July 28th, 2014|DIY, Handy Hubby's Corner, Homesteading|Comments Off on Learning about WoodGas, and WW2!

Ten TOTALLY amazing posts for Throwback Thursday…and they all have to do with Canning!

Its that time of year again, isnt it? Time that the garden starts reproducing, time that the farmer's markets with all their awesome temptations and great deal start cropping up. Time where we know summer is in full bounty and we want to put it away for those long, cold winter months ahead. And then [...]

50 Master Mixes that save MONEY…

Yesterday, as I finished bagging up the last of our bulk goods purchased from our yearly stock up trip, I had a surprise visit from a friend. As I have been rather home-bound with this recent physical challenge, it is always a wonderful thing to see other people outside of my family! Like most of [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:54+00:00May 27th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, For the House|11 Comments

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