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What if this was your last chance to get started?

I really have wanted to blog about this for a couple weeks, but had other issues happening. I feel like the voice in the wilderness crying out to people passing by----and only hearing the echo of my own voice. So I hope when I write this today you will not only take heed, but share [...]

By | February 15th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading|4 Comments

Its that awesome time of the week again! Pinteresting Pintastic Party Time!!! :)

Its  Thursday and you all know what THAT means! It means that a wonderful line up of awesome blog posts are going to be posted here this week that we are blessed to read through and choose what really appeals to us that week! I had a wonderful time reading through posts this last week, [...]

By | February 12th, 2014|Cook, Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Heal|Comments Off on Its that awesome time of the week again! Pinteresting Pintastic Party Time!!! :)

New Year, New Skill—Making simple projects for Health and Wellness

What a crazy morning it has been around here! Yesterday our regular PC just crashed, and it was a scramble to try to find out how to post and approve comments, share each post, not to mention just plain get on the internet. We do not know yet if we will be able to get [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, Heal, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading, To Wear|1 Comment

New Year, New Skill–Simple Kitchen projects for your new sewing skills!

I don't know about you, but seriously, being caught with a hot pan that needs to come out of the oven, and not being able to find a SINGLE POT HOLDER OF THE MANY I OWN is a rather frustrating place to be. Many years ago, women used their thick aprons, towels folded up, etc, [...]

By | January 28th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading, Uncatergorized|3 Comments

New Year, New Skill—14 Simple and Basic Sewing Tutorials to Get you Started.

Good Monday Morning to you! Over on The Welcoming House Facebook page we have been chatting about new skills and things people would like to learn this year. As a practical person, who has learned a lot in the last five + years on this journey, I was eager to listen to everyone and put [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Craft, DIY, Homesteading, To Wear|7 Comments

Pintastic Pinteresting Party #4! Come share your Links!

Its that day again----Think Tank Thursday where we get to hear and see YOUR very best posts from the past week! I chose two fabulous posts from this last week that both resonated with me, for completely different reasons! As a coffee lover, Sandra's post on her Blog, Sandra's Ark---a Dose of Encouragement 1---and her [...]

By | January 22nd, 2014|Cook, Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers|Comments Off on Pintastic Pinteresting Party #4! Come share your Links!

A Simple, Sweet Sunday Post………Meet Kodie

For many of you wondering why in the world you are getting updates from The Welcoming House on Sundays, a first for me, it is because I have accepted a challenge this month to post every single day of the month. While it has been challenging for me as a blogger and writer, and I [...]

By | January 19th, 2014|Adoption, DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Homesteading|Comments Off on A Simple, Sweet Sunday Post………Meet Kodie

All the more Reason to Consider WATER part of your Food Storage Plans….

Last week about this time I posted a rather disturbing post on the condition and quality of the water that so many people in WV were dealing with at the time, water that is an absolute necessity of life, and which without, life is not sustained. I shared with you the condition of many people [...]

By | January 18th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Homesteading|3 Comments

Six Amazing DIY Household Products that will Save Money!

Happy Fabulously Frugal Friday Morning to you! I was surprised when I looked at my posts so far this month and realized that I have not ONCE written about things you can, and should be making yourself as you attempt to save a little money on household cleaners and items! It takes some really good [...]

By | January 17th, 2014|DIY, For the House, Guest Bloggers|Comments Off on Six Amazing DIY Household Products that will Save Money!

9 Fabulous Family-Tested Ways to Keep the Winter Blues Away

Good morning to  you! Today is going to be a post full of fun and simple time-tested ideas for chasing the winter blues far far away. January is just one of those months, isn't it? The coldness of the weather that often keeps us inside here on the Prairie can lead to shorter tempers, weather [...]

By | January 15th, 2014|Cook, Craft, DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Kid Friendly, Kid Fun|Comments Off on 9 Fabulous Family-Tested Ways to Keep the Winter Blues Away