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Back to the Basics—Why Those Little Seasoning Packets stay at the Store….

Good to morning to you! I was pleasantly surprised to have such a wonderful response to this series the last two days, and it makes me remember how when someone first introduced me to the concept of Master Mixes I spent every last hour of free time I had reading up on it, and then [...]

By | July 31st, 2013|Cook, Dinner, DIY, For the House, Homesteading, Lunch|6 Comments

The Moment I never saw coming………Thoughtful Thursday post

I never ever, EVER thought I would be doing what I did yesterday. Never. And I am REALLY proud of myself for stepping up to the plate and doing it. Did I tell you that when I was younger, I couldn't sink my hands into a bowl of ground meat? I mean, if I made [...]

By | June 13th, 2013|Challenge Me, DIY, Faith, For the House, Homesteading|4 Comments

Welcoming Wednesday Linky Party! #9

Good morning! Its that wonderful time of the week that so many of you look forward to-- I really hope you share with your friends, and get them over here, because everyone that wins "featured Blogger of the Week" will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a $50 gift certificate to Amazon that [...]

By | March 27th, 2013|DIY, For the House, Guest Bloggers, Homesteading|1 Comment

Welcoming Wednesday #8—Its a Linky Party!!

Good morning! Its that wonderful time of the week that  so many of you look forward to-- I really hope you share with your friends, and get them over here, because everyone that wins "featured Blogger of the Week" will be entered into a Grand Prize drawing for a $50 gift certificate to Amazon that [...]

By | March 6th, 2013|DIY, For the House, Guest Bloggers, Homesteading|1 Comment

What’s UP with that Whey?….A long-awaited post on Fabulously Frugal Friday

I know SO many of you have been waiting for this. You have been waiting for me to tell you what to do with all that yellow liquidy stuff that you collected and stored in your fridge willingly (and cautiously) a few weeks ago when we were talking about making your own yogurt. I applaud [...]

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 | January 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 | January 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!

Natural Cleaners and an update…Fabulously Frugal Friday

Happy Fabulously Frugal Friday to you all!! I hope your week has been wonderful, full of promise and new things happening that are exciting and uplifting! We have had a couple exciting days, what with unexpected company, slowly healing from everyone being sick, my piano lessons starting up again in the afternoons. It kind of [...]

By | January 11th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading|Comments Off on Natural Cleaners and an update…Fabulously Frugal Friday

Top 5 AMAZING Master Mix recipes from 2012—Reading this hungry is just as bad as shopping while hungry!

What would a countdown of the Top Five posts be like here on The Welcoming House if I did not feature some of the amazing recipes that we have covered here in the last year? As a stay at home/Work at home Mom, I absolutely love finding delicious, frugal recipes that I can bless my [...]

By | December 28th, 2012|Breakfast, Cook, Craft, DIY, Fast and Easy, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading, Lunch, Meal Plans, Snacks or Sweets|Comments Off on Top 5 AMAZING Master Mix recipes from 2012—Reading this hungry is just as bad as shopping while hungry!

Top 5 Series Posts for 2012—this is ONE post you simply dont want to miss. :)

One of my favorite things about writing is being able to extend an idea onto paper, and then flesh it out, filling it with information that helps, teaches, and shows others how easy some things are to do with a little help. Above and beyond many of the posts I have written this last year, [...]