I am quite sure if you listen to the news lately, no matter where you live in the United States (and possibly elsewhere) you know that my state, Minnesota, is experiencing some of the coldest temps we have had in four years or more. As in standing temps below zero with windchills cold enough to [...]
I have a confession to make. Today's post was SO fun, SO addicting, and SO easy that I simply replaced what I was REALLY going to write about today with this. Seriously. Not only does it have pictures to make it easy on you wonderful people who hate to read through directions, but just the [...]
Top 5 AMAZING Master Mix recipes from 2012—Reading this hungry is just as bad as shopping while hungry!
What would a countdown of the Top Five posts be like here on The Welcoming House if I did not feature some of the amazing recipes that we have covered here in the last year? As a stay at home/Work at home Mom, I absolutely love finding delicious, frugal recipes that I can bless my [...]
Welcoming Wednesday….Turkey To-Do’s, How to bake Stuffing Bread, and The Welcoming House’s Sausage Cranberry Stuffing…
I have told you about my Handy Hubby, right? He is great at all kinds of things I really wouldn't ever touch with a ten foot pole unless my kids were starving---butchering deer, laying floors, building things (many many things). He is amazing and quick to jump in when it is a physical chore, such [...]
Tasty Tuesday—Recipes for The Welcoming House’s Famous (and Fabulous) Pumpkin Pie, as well as our Harvest Comfort Pie….
You walk in the door, and the smell hits you. Cinnamon. Brown Sugar. Apples and Pumkin. Rich and hanging in the air, you can immediately hear the growl of your stomach. That is what it has smelled like for three days around my house. At the real Welcoming House, when we pull a pie out [...]
A tragedy has happened for those of us who like to have an occasional junk food snack. Twinkies have gone out of business. It shocking, saddening, and we immediately made a short run to the store for some Hostess products. Â We got ourselves some Ding Dongs, and Donettes, Twinkies and Raspberry Zingers, Hostess Cupcakes and [...]
God's timing is always perfect, right? I am living in that this morning. I am also living in the thought of how we can bless others with everything we have, material possession, our prayers, kind words, encouragement. We never know what a person needs until the Lord prompts us to do it, right? Such as [...]
Good morning, everyone! I wanted to say thank you for the many emails and responses I received yesterday from my Monday post. I am privileged to pray for all of you, to reach out and share a little bit of your hardship with you, and for that I am thankful. Let me say it again--take [...]