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A HomeSpun Christmas Day Seven—the Winner of The Joyful Cottage Giveaway AND a New Giveaway sponosored by SO Sartina!!!

Well, the weather outside is frightful but the fire is so delightful, and since we've no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!! Here on the MN prairies we had one crazy day of a blizzard. Over 8" of snow in our area, and winds of up to 45 mph [...]

By | December 10th, 2012|Craft, DIY, Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Kid Fun|12 Comments

Day Six of a HomeSpun Christmas—–Giveaway with The Joyful Cottage!!

I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy, down in my heart!!! Today is a day I have been looking forward to for weeks as I get to share a giveaway with my dear friend, Ginny of The Joyful Cottage. Just makes me happy all over, it does, and what a great week this has been, [...]

Day Five of a HomeSpun Christmas—DIY Ornaments that are simple, and stylish!

Good morning to you, everyone! I am very excited to share today's post with you, because for the second time in a week, I get to partner with a dear friend of mine, Cindy Wagner from Cinj's Chat Room! She has been busy writing up posts on her favorite ornaments to make, while we have [...]

Day Three of A HomeSpun Christmas—three Gorgeous treats to fill up a Cookie Plate…with Special Guest Kelly Nale from The Empty Nest Farm!!

What would Christmas be like  without beautiful gifts  to give those you love? We have had a long-standing tradition around our home of making platters of cookies and taking them to friends and neighbors to tell them how much we love and appreciate them.  It really is amazing how much a plate of cookies can [...]

Make It Yourself Monday—the Best Ideas Floating around from Other Sites, an Update, and a Winner….

Whew, what a weekend it has been! When you are busy little bees reading this on Monday, I will be busy running kids through piano lessons, taking guitar lessons (that is, if I dont forget my guitar this week), teaching an amazingly smart group of homeschool kids about music from the  1600-1700's, and thinking longingly [...]

Our very first snow….pics for you to enjoy!

Well the wonderful post we had set up this morning totally got derailed by an October Surprise--- SNOW!!! Now I know, we live in MINNESOTA for Pete's sake,  and snow is nothing unexpected. But in the eyes of a child.... the first snow is almost magical in its beauty, simplicity and fun. Please enjoy the [...]

By | October 25th, 2012|Encourage Me, Faith, Homesteading, Kid Fun|1 Comment

Almost Wordless Wednesday–Fun in the Leaves…

Good morning, everyone! I dont have a lot of time this morning, but thought you might like a glimpse of how much fun we have around here with a simple pile of leaves. Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday! Having fun in the leaves........ its even more fun when you get to use a slide, [...]

By | October 10th, 2012|Encourage Me, Faith, Holidays, Kid Fun|1 Comment

Make It Yourself Monday—Easiest Emergency Candles from Stuff Around the House

Want a candle that is easy to make, as creative as you want it to be, and will last you up to 100+ hours in an emergency? Well then, this post is for you. :) AS Fall has blown into the Minnesota prairies with a chill, and a shiver, I have been quickly reminded of [...]

By | September 24th, 2012|Craft, DIY, For the Home, For the House, Homesteading, Kid Fun|36 Comments

Kids Fun Ideas—A Pin-tastic Pinterest Tuesday!

   Welcome back, Dear readers! AS I shared with you in Monday's Post I want this week to be a celebration of all the fun things that make life exciting---and to a child, life is just plain exciting! **Period!** So for those of you who have children (or are kids at heart, like I am) then [...]

By | June 26th, 2012|Craft, For the Home, Kid Fun|1 Comment

Fabulously Frugal Friday—-Pillowcase Nightgowns

   I told you to stick around yesterday, right? And keep checking back? Today is the start of something I have wanted to do for a long time, and now getting organized has SERIOUSLY helped me pull everything together. Now I know that others have done this, and you may have heard of these before, [...]

By | June 8th, 2012|Craft, DIY, Holidays, Homesteading, Kid Fun, To Wear|6 Comments