What if this was your last chance to get started?

I really have wanted to blog about this for a couple weeks, but had other issues happening. I feel like the voice in the wilderness crying out to people passing by----and only hearing the echo of my own voice. So I hope when I write this today you will not only take heed, but share [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:05+00:00February 15th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Food Storage, Homesteading|4 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 |2020-09-10T01:28:08+00:00January 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, [...]

New Year, New Skill—14 Simple and Basic Sewing Tutorials to Get you Started.

Good Monday Morning to you! Over on The Welcoming House Facebook page we have been chatting about new skills and things people would like to learn this year. As a practical person, who has learned a lot in the last five + years on this journey, I was eager to listen to everyone and put [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:09+00:00January 27th, 2014|Craft, DIY, Homesteading, To Wear|7 Comments

A Simple, Sweet Sunday Post………Meet Kodie

For many of you wondering why in the world you are getting updates from The Welcoming House on Sundays, a first for me, it is because I have accepted a challenge this month to post every single day of the month. While it has been challenging for me as a blogger and writer, and I [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:10+00:00January 19th, 2014|Adoption, DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Homesteading|Comments Off on A Simple, Sweet Sunday Post………Meet Kodie

All the more Reason to Consider WATER part of your Food Storage Plans….

Last week about this time I posted a rather disturbing post on the condition and quality of the water that so many people in WV were dealing with at the time, water that is an absolute necessity of life, and which without, life is not sustained. I shared with you the condition of many people [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:11+00:00January 18th, 2014|Cook, DIY, Homesteading|3 Comments

What you Decide to put off ’til Tomorrow…May be the ONE THING You Need Today.

It has been absolutely horrible watching friends of ours suffer through a terrible incident in West Virginia the last couple days. Horrible. As in heart-wrenching, praying-for-you-and-cant-get-you-off-my-mind horrible, because they are literally WITHOUT one of the most basic things the human body needs. Water. Thanks to a chemical spill that has quickly turned into a state [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:16+00:00January 10th, 2014|DIY, Homesteading|1 Comment

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

Why Every Canner Should Own Multiple Bottle Brushes

I have heard it said a picture is worth a thousand words. I hope that is true because that is my hand this morning and while I am good at writing I am also predominately right handed. You see my problem, I hope! This , my friends, is why anyone with any sense who cans [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:33+00:00November 16th, 2013|DIY, Homesteading|9 Comments

Simple and Steady—Building a Gradual Food Storage System for your family….

Good morning to you,  and happy Monday!   I have been overwhelmed and blessed by the many many comments and emails you wonderful folks have sent me over the last four days. It is always a blessing to know that something you write is helping so many. It is also a blessing to know that you [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:47+00:00October 21st, 2013|Breakfast, Cook, Dinner, DIY, Homesteading, Lunch, Meal Plans|Comments Off on Simple and Steady—Building a Gradual Food Storage System for your family….


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