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Spiced Peach Jam—-When Life is sweet, make Jam, Day Two

Good morning everyone!   Today I am going to quickly share with you another of our very favorite jams around here, Spiced Peach Jam. If you have been reading my posts for a while, you know all about our distaste for wasting anything, and how last year we tackled 5 lugs of peaches and made [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Snacks or Sweets, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Spiced Peach Jam—-When Life is sweet, make Jam, Day Two

When Life is Sweet, make Jam………..

Good morning to you all! My, how I have missed posting on here in the last few weeks, and yet, I have been so incredibly busy with family visiting, the garden going crazy, and just life, that it was easier to simply take a break. Many hugs and much love to those of you who [...]

Lavender Orange Scones, a recipe for a summer tea party….

Good morning to you! As many of you know, we are quickly coming up on a summer tea party for my oldest daughter. Seeing that she is finally a teenager, and since during her birthday in January Mom could barely drag herself out of bed thanks to the flu, let alone give her a birthday [...]

By | June 6th, 2013|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Snacks or Sweets|1 Comment

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 [...]

Strawberry Jam is KINDA close to Heaven……….

Good morning Everyone! With a very busy day ahead I only have a few minutes to post this morning! I wanted to let you know that all over the nation, and in many stores, Strawberries are showing up! I honestly love love love homemade strawberry jam. Next to homemade salsa, it is the next best [...]

By | May 9th, 2013|Cook, Snacks or Sweets, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Strawberry Jam is KINDA close to Heaven……….

Old Fashioned Donuts…A Special treat for Tasty Tuesday…

Go ahead. Drool. That is exactly what we did as we mixed up this batter, rolled it out,  cut it and then slowly dropped them one by one into the hot oil and watched them bubble. Treats are special things around here, and there is such a peacefulness about working together as a family to [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|Breakfast, Cook, Kid Friendly, Snacks or Sweets|1 Comment

Welcoming Wednesday Link-Up Party!!! And what a gorgeous winning entry!

Good morning everyone, and a hip happy Wednesday to you! I am bright and chipper this morning because I am starting to finally feel better, I am THRILLED to be back on track here at The Welcoming House, and because I am super excited about the article and blogger that I am featuring for this [...]

By | February 20th, 2013|Cook, Guest Bloggers, Snacks or Sweets, Waterbath Canning|1 Comment

Tantalizing Toffee Bars—a Simple and Satisfying Treat for Tasty Tuesday….

Good morning everyone! It is nice to get back on track and drop right back into the normal routine here on The Welcoming House Blog. Today, if you remember, is Tasty Tuesday, and this is the normal day for me to share recipes. Today I want to share a simple-to-make, and amazingly filling and rich [...]

By | February 19th, 2013|Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Snacks or Sweets|Comments Off on Tantalizing Toffee Bars—a Simple and Satisfying Treat for Tasty Tuesday….

Learning to Preserve the Basics—How using Fruit and Veggie powders can pump nutrition and taste into your foods……..

Its true. I'm the Mom the other moms warn you about. You know, the one who sneaks things like spinach into the most unexpected places. Places the children (or Handy Hubby) will never find out about. Like in their pizza. Or carrots in their pasta. Beets in their smoothies. Zucchini in their muffins. I really [...]

Make It Yourself Monday—Crockpot Yogurt Made Easy! (plus two other recipes using it!)

Happy Make-It-Yourself-Monday to you! You know, this day of the week is quickly becoming a favorite as it gives me a chance to share with you some of the simple and fun things we do around here to make every dollar stretch in our budget! I get emails and comments often, mostly by my readers [...]