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Its A HomeSpun Christmas Time!!!

Ah the joy of Christmas. The lights, the laughter, the smell of hot cocoa filling the air. That first sniff of tinsel as it comes out of its wrapping, and the sparkle and joy that comes along with this holiday. I have a wonderful time every year on this day setting up the tree with [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:28+00:00November 29th, 2013|Craft, For the Home, Guest Bloggers, Holidays|Comments Off on Its A HomeSpun Christmas Time!!!

Back to the Basics—Family Drink Mix Know-Hows for Cheap….

Good morning Everyone! How is your week going so far? Today's post is going to be relatively short compared to the last couple days, because I have less time, and because I want YOU to share what you use at home for drinks with your family! For years and years, growing up, my mother made [...]

Back to the Basics—the Five Baking Master Mixes I Can’t Live Without….

 Good Morning, everyone!   Do you know how much fun I am having blogging about this little series? There is just something about being able to share something you are passionate about with wonderful readers who love to comment and share what they are learning, either here or over on the Welcoming House Facebook Page! [...]

Back to the Basics—From Scratch Cooking Can Actually Be a Time Saver!

Good morning, everyone! I am excited about the series that we are starting. Really excited. Why? Because I love to teach people how to save money on their groceries. Actually, I love to teach people how to save money on just about everything, which is why I am constantly posting things I have found or [...]

Make-It-Yourself Monday is Back—-how to make a “Boo-Boo Bag” for new moms!

Good morning to you! What a lovely weekend it was around the Welcoming House! Spring has finally Sprung, and with that has come kittens, and baby bunnies, and lots of t-shirt and shorts kinda weather. We went from crazy snow just a week ago to the mid 70's this weekend, and the kiddos at the [...]

Thoughtful Thursday….How sweet a gift from a friend can be…

Happy Thursday to ya! We have been super busy around the house this morning, trying to catch up on dishes and laundry, entertain small hands that are attached to mischevious minds, and me nursing my right leg a little more than usual. It has now been almost three weeks since my tumble, and I am [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:33+00:00February 28th, 2013|Craft, Encourage Me, Faith, For the Home|2 Comments

Rich and Moisturizing Lotion in three easy steps…Make It Yourself Monday…

Welcome to Make It Yourself Monday here at The Welcoming House. I am already on cup two, and wondering how much more  it is going to take before I actually wake up today! I am very excited about today's post, and love this recipe, so I hope to hear a lot of good feedback from [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:34+00:00February 25th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Home, Herb Recipes, Homesteading, Young Living Essential Oils|Comments Off on Rich and Moisturizing Lotion in three easy steps…Make It Yourself Monday…

Make-It Yourself Monday–Five Simple` Ingredients and you Have Toothpaste….

In my years of making all my own mixes, and learning how to bake and cook from scratch, I slowly became aware of two things. Number one: toiletry items are rather expensive, and a large part of any household budget... and Number Two: surely, if I could replace so many things with homemade alternatives in [...]

Fabulously Frugal Friday—Waterproof Firestarters from trash to treasure!!

I am so thrilled about this Fabulously Frugal Friday post I could actually squeal. Why? Because it is the epitome of taking something, or actually, quite a few things  that you would otherwise mindlessly throw in your trashcan ..... and turning it into something fabulous, frugal, and AWESOME. Something that you can either use at [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:41+00:00January 25th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading, Kid Fun|18 Comments

Make Your Own Liquid Handsoap…and Stretch it for 3 months!

Good Make-It-Yourself Monday to you! Today we are going to talk about how we make our own liquid hand soap, and stretch it for 3 months worth of five people washing their hands  all day long! Sound crazy? Well, its not! Just standard practice around here at The Welcoming House as we try to make [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:04+00:00January 21st, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading, Kid Fun|Comments Off on Make Your Own Liquid Handsoap…and Stretch it for 3 months!

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