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 [...]

Starting from Scratch Turbo-Style—How to build a Solid Food Storage Quickly for the Least Amount…

Good morning everyone!   Many MANY of you have sent me personal emails asking me how to get started right now, and how to get the most food in your house for your personal storage in [...]

Starting a personal Food Storage 101—links, ideas, and suggestions…

Good morning everyone!     While I am somewhat glad that our inept politicians came to an agreement yesterday to fund the government, for another three months, I see it as the respite before another [...]

Pizza in A Bundt Pan—Tasty Tuesday is here again!

Good morning again to all of you! As you read this I am staring out the window, watching the forecasted sleeting ice and freezing rain cover everything in sight. Beautiful. Deadly. Especially to people and [...]

Snow snow go away……….Meal Plan Monday………..

Oy, what a weekend we had around here. As we were digging out from under this: I was anxiously watching this and this in the hopes that one of them would get serious, stop tormenting [...]

Simple Cinnamon Coffee Cake–perfect for those Fall mornings!

Good Morning! Have you ever been on Facebook and have seen an absolutely delicious recipe come through your news feed, with everything written out encouraging you to "share it to your timeline so you save [...]

My Top Five Baking Recipes for Fall here at The Welcoming House…

Good morning! I woke up this morning to a distinct chill in the air, enough to give me a little bit of that early fall wake up shock when my bare feet hit the wood [...]

Super Fun and Easy Lunch Ideas for Kids—Guest Post from Big Kid, Small City Blog!

Good morning to you! I was really looking forward to this week, especially after I got today's awesome guest post submission from Jill over at Big Kid Small City ...her personal blog where she shares [...]

Spiced Apple Oatmeal Bread—Simple Saturday Pleasures

What a wonderful morning this is, right? Today the air is just a little cool, with a hint of the crispness that fall is going to bring in a few weeks. Steam rises from my [...]

When the Squash takes over your dining room…..and a recipe to use it up. 🙂

                                Good Morning, everyone! What a crazy weekend we had here at the real Welcoming House! First on Friday we had the county fair. We also had the blessing to be able to attend the [...]

Simple Saturday Pleasures—Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls (with endless variations)

Good morning to you! After a long evening at the fair with my totally awesome kids and husband, where I got to try my first funnel cake EVER, and watch an amazing rodeo... I am [...]

Back to the Basics—Why Those Little Seasoning Packets stay at the Store….

Good to morning to you! I was pleasantly surprised to have such a wonderful response to this series the last two days, and it makes me remember how when someone first introduced me to the [...]