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Ten Healthy Snack Ideas for the New Year!

I have to be honest with ya, it was a toss up on this first Tasty Tuesday Post of the year. I really, REALLY wanted to post on the absolutely amazing donuts we made the other day. But, I know many of you are choosing to be a little healthier to be a little happier [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:17+00:00January 7th, 2014|Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly|19 Comments

Food Storage Saturday-How to Store and Use Dry Milk

Welcome to another new Journey we are starting on here at The Welcoming House, and that is the beginning of Food Storage Saturday! For the many readers who have sent me wonderful questions, and are determined to make their household more disaster-defying by building up a food storage, I thought one day a week dedicated [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:18+00:00January 4th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Fast and Easy, Homesteading, Meal Plans|3 Comments

DIY Coffee Syrups—Fabulously Frugal Friday is BACK!

Coffee syrups. You know, those amazing delicious concoctions in a bottle that you see at every coffee shop? Flavors like caramel, or french vanilla that take a cup of coffee (or hot chocolate) from delicious to heavenly in one single shot? Yep. And pay $4 a bottle for (or more) if you are purchasing them [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:18+00:00January 3rd, 2014|Cook, DIY, Fast and Easy, For the House|22 Comments

Its a HomeSpun Christmas’ Great Cookie Collection!—with 200+ Christmas Cookie Recipes!

Personally, I think the cookies are one of the very best parts of Christmas. If you are lucky, you get a couple different chances to sample everyone else's family favorites, and the entire month of December there is the smell of cookies baking in the oven. (which might be why so many people gain weight [...]

Candy Cane Meringue Cookies—a recipe and fun guest post by Jenn Hoover!

I bet some of you were starting to wonder when the Christmas recipes were going to start rolling out, right? I mean, we have covered an Advent wreath, a Minions Hat giveaway, a wonderful Advent book for free, and yesterday were blessed to walk down memory lane with a super sweet lady named Diana! Well, [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:24+00:00December 4th, 2013|Cook, Fast and Easy, Guest Bloggers, Kid Friendly|5 Comments

Water, Water Everywhere! by Gail Hovland….

Good morning to you! As I am still not totally up to blogging and typing (although I am most certainly healing from my latest visit to Klutzville, praise the Lord!), I wanted to say how incredibly thankful I am for the diverse, and dedicated men and women who have stepped forward in offer to guest [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:31+00:00November 19th, 2013|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Guest Bloggers|3 Comments

Why Making Your Own Extracts Saves you Money for Holiday Baking!

Its true. Making your own extracts not only saves you money, but delivers a delicious product every single time. Frugal, fantastic, and perfect for gift-giving, homemade extracts for baking and cookings are so easy, and literally take a few minutes of your time for an amazing result. I blogged about this last year around Thanksgiving, [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:33+00:00November 15th, 2013|Cook, DIY, Fast and Easy, For the House, Snacks or Sweets|5 Comments

How to peel a Head of Garlic in less than Ten Seconds!

This was just so incredibly awesome I had to share it. For those of you who do a lot of canning and food prep, this is one of those things that you want to smack your forehead over, and then never forget! Watch the aaaaaamazing video of how to do it RIGHT HERE! All [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:34+00:00November 13th, 2013|Cook, Fast and Easy|1 Comment

How 27 Pumpkins from 2012 are STILL feeding our Family–Tasty Tuesday!

I was blown away by a friend's comment last night,  and had to simply post about it.       She has quite a few family members that celebrate Halloween, and so consequently, she had about 15 pumpkins lining her deck and walkway up to her house. Here it is, only a few days after [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:37+00:00November 6th, 2013|Cook, Dehydrating, Fast and Easy, Pressure Canning|Comments Off on How 27 Pumpkins from 2012 are STILL feeding our Family–Tasty Tuesday!

Because Dessert is the Best Thing Food Storage Ever Created!

I promised. I know I did. I promised that I would finish out our amazing Food Storage 101 series with some seriously amazing recipes for using that food storage for dessert, didn't I?   So here it is.   Do you love chocolate? (I have you covered)   Do you love fruit based desserts? Yep, [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:42+00:00November 2nd, 2013|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Lunch|Comments Off on Because Dessert is the Best Thing Food Storage Ever Created!



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