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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 [...]

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 | April 27th, 2015|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Uncatergorized|5 Comments

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

The very VERY cutest way to Use up “lost” socks….MIY Monday!

We all have them. Every single one of us. And while some people have got it all together and have nothing to do on their hands but make cutesy creations to hold them forever in effigy like this Pinterest Find: That would just be a torturous reminder to me that I have three girls and [...]

By | January 13th, 2014|Craft, For the Home, Kid Fun|6 Comments

A Beautiful Birthday Girl—and Making Watercolor Tissue Poms!

It is Fabulously Frugal Friday and boy do I have a simply frugal, and super GORGEOUS tutorial for you that we did this week at the Welcoming House! It was so much of both, in fact, I still want to pinch myself! My oldest daughter turned 14 this week *sniff sniff* and in honor of [...]

By | January 10th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Kid Fun|10 Comments

100 MORE Simply Delightful DIY Christmas Gifts—for those of us still hoping to create that perfect gift!

Yep, you know it was going to happen. SO many folks don't have their gifts finished yet, OR are trying to do it on a budget, and SO I decided to be pretty helpful and give you MORE ideas than I did last week when I posted on 100+ Simply Delightful Christmas Ideas. We all [...]

By | December 17th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Holidays, For the Home, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear|Comments Off on 100 MORE Simply Delightful DIY Christmas Gifts—for those of us still hoping to create that perfect gift!

Pamper that Special Someone with A Giveaway from Kleine’s Country Farm Soaps!

 We are on the home stretch now, with less than two weeks  until Christmas, and I hope that you have a good idea at least of what you will be giving your family and friends for their presents! But there is always that ONE person who is hard to buy for, who has everything, who [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Holidays, For the Home, Guest Bloggers, To Wear|6 Comments

DIY Pedestal Serving Pieces—a Gorgeous Compliment to your Christmas Dinner!!

When I opened my email and read this amazing guest post by Val of DIY Home Blog, I was floored, excited, and super super thrilled to share this with you. Incredibly gorgeous stemware and tableware, created simply with a little glue and love, and the results are absolutely stunning. Best part is, you don't have [...]

You KNOW You want to…….

I can see it now. You read the title, and immediately  dark and forbidden things flit across your mind. Things like.... Of COURSE you want to eat all the chocolate chips you have managed sneakily to have stashed deep in the freezer to avoid the kids' (and Handy Hubby's) ravaging moments. Of COURSE you want [...]

By | December 2nd, 2013|Craft, For the Home, Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear|3 Comments