Its Our First HomeSpun Christmas Giveaway–

I always wanted my own minions. Really. If you have children or grandchildren, I am pretty sure you have seen or heard of Despicable Me, one of the funniest and best one-liner kids' movies of the last couple of years. My children love it, quote it, will watch it five times in a row, AND [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:27+00:00November 30th, 2013|Craft, Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear|18 Comments

Its Back to School Week!! AND Printables Day!!!

There comes a day in the life of every blogger where they are incredibly, totally excited to share something with their readers so that they can hardly contain themselves. :) Today is one of those days for me. I have embarked on another new adventure, and this one is tailored just for you. But before [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:03+00:00August 28th, 2013|Craft, Kid Fun|4 Comments

Its Back to School Week!!!!

Good Morning to you!!!! I know that in some places in the country, and even here, in random cities, that children are already back in school...but I also know that there are some places where kids start on  Tuesday next week, right after Labor Day. Since that is what my kids are doing, then guess [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:03+00:00August 26th, 2013|Challenge Me, Craft, Faith, Kid Fun|5 Comments

Sunshine in a Jar—making Dandelion Jelly!

Good morning! Sorry I have been MIA lately, but with the rush of Spring/Summer around here, I have been desperately trying to get so many things done that we had to wait on with the late cold weather! Today, however, I am going to share with you one of my favorite things to make this [...]

Welcoming Wednesday Linky Party #11

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 |2020-09-10T01:29:22+00:00April 17th, 2013|Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Kid Fun, To Wear|1 Comment

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!

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, [...]

Day 13 of A HomeSpun CHristmas—Sweet Memories and a Giveaway with Becky of Bumstoppers Cloth Diaper line!!

How is your Tuesday today? If mine is anything like my last couple of days have been, I will go to bed exhausted but so happy for  all the wonderful memories that we are making this year, my girls, my sisters, and my mother. The Handy Hubby and aka Mr. Awesome are making memories too, [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:32+00:00December 18th, 2012|Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Kid Fun, To Wear|14 Comments

Day 12–A HomeSpun Christmas—Giveaway with Laurie of Just Jolly clothing creations!!!!

What an absolutely wonderful time I am having with my little sisters here for Christmas. Not only did my baby sister fly in from Colorado to spend six days with us, but my middle sister also showed up on the bus the very next day to surprise us as well, and so we have been [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:30:33+00:00December 17th, 2012|Craft, DIY, For the Holidays, For the House, Kid Fun, To Wear|8 Comments


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