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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 [...]

Learning about WoodGas, and WW2!

It isn't often lately that I am fascinated by a new homesteading or self sufficiency idea, but lately there is one that has just captured my imagination and I feel is worth to pass on to the Handy Hubby. The other day I was reading about alternatives to electricity and heating materials over on someone's [...]

By | July 28th, 2014|DIY, Handy Hubby's Corner, Homesteading|Comments Off on Learning about WoodGas, and WW2!

Focusing on the Happy—taking the #100HappyDays Challenge

I wanted to just get on here today, after a long weekend of dealing with many sluggish issues and little to no improvement in my physical challenges, and share with you a new challenge I am taking for a while. I have never, ever, been the kind of girl that lays down in the dust [...]

By | May 19th, 2014|Challenge Me, Faith, Handy Hubby's Corner|4 Comments

How a Man Makes a Home……A Handy Hubby Perspective

You get a real treat this morning. The Handy Hubby, in all his awesome glory, is volunteering to share his perspective on how a man makes a home......and how important he is in the whole process. Of course, being a woman, I could come up with a zillion ways, but to have this moment in [...]

By | August 20th, 2013|Adoption, DIY, Encourage Me, Handy Hubby's Corner|3 Comments

5 days, 5 skills….Day Three: Be true….Through and Through….

Good morning to you!So far this week we have covered two of our personal codes that we try to live by here at The Welcoming House: Balance is Beautiful, and Work Smart before Working Hard. The Handy Hubby and I brainstormed over this series a couple days ago, and found that we almost couldn't fit [...]

The Welcoming House Ethic—-Teaching kids to work hard…

Good morning everyone! It feels so good to be able to sit down here for a bit and actually have the time to tell you about how fun things are going here at The Welcoming House....bunnies, and gardens, and kittens, and fruit trees, and wood cutting, and sewing, and canning, oh my oh my oh [...]

Spring Fling with Papa Burgers…..

Yesterday was the first glimpse we had of a breath of Spring. Water running from the roof, dripping on the steps. Our first taste of warm air kissing the snow, melting it away from the driveway. Birds singing and the sound of liquid Spring everywhere we turned. So how did we celebrate? We made Papa [...]

What true love really LOOKS Like…..A Valentine Love story in a few words, and some pictures…

To be honest, its kinda a sucky Valentines Day from the view from the couch. I was trying, really really trying this morning, to find the silver lining on a dark cloud that has kind of taken over my current existence. It is a cloud filled with regret, lots of pain, and irritation at being [...]

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, [...]

The Top 5 DIY Posts of 2012 from The Welcoming House!

While we are still in the recovering part of everyone being sick with the flu or a nasty head cold, it feels WONDERFUL to back here, with you, blogging my heart out about the last year. What a wonderful year of blessings this has been for our family here at the Real Welcoming House, and [...]