Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

One would think in the middle of harvest season, I would be less concerned with what is on my shelf and instead focused on what it in the garden, but if there is one thing I have learned over the years it is to keep track of where we are at, and where I want [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:35-05:00July 28th, 2015|Cook, Food Storage, Pressure Canning, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part Two)

If you are just joining us on this totally awesome series after clicking a link on Pinterest or BlogLovin, I hope that you take a moment to read the FIRST part of our series and grab those ideas for saving money as well. You can find it right here by clicking this link. I promise, [...]

Happy Monday, I mean Tuesday, I mean…WHAT day is it?

Good morning everyone! If you chuckled over the title of today's post, then I succeeded. I don't know about how YOUR week is going, but I am quite sure that I skipped right past Friday, skimmed through Saturday and Sunday, hardly blinked on Monday, and now find myself trying to pull everything together and look professional [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:54-05:00October 17th, 2013|DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Homesteading|Comments Off on Happy Monday, I mean Tuesday, I mean…WHAT day is it?

Saving seeds for next year……..

Its that time of year again. While the days still have a hint of warmth to them, with a touch of mugginess, I know the cooler days of fall are not far behind them....   The plants are beginning to show it too, giving up the last of their best fruits, and slowly beginning to [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:28:59-05:00September 9th, 2013|DIY, For the Garden, Homesteading|6 Comments

5 Days, 5 skills….Day two: Work Smart, Before You Work Hard..

“You never know what's around the corner.  It could be everything. Or it could be nothing.  You keep putting one foot in front of the other,  and then one day you look back  and you've climbed a mountain.”  ~Tom Hiddleston Sometimes, as I have shared before, coming on here, and being real with you all [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:07-05:00August 13th, 2013|Challenge Me, DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, Homesteading|12 Comments

Blooming, and Planting, and Writing….oh my!!!!

Good morning everyone! Its been a crazy weekend around here as we went from the second day of Spring full blast into summer. *sigh* Today is supposed to be in the mid 90's temperature wise, and I turned to my Handy Hubby yesterday and said: "First I felt like the world needed to wake up [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:18-05:00May 14th, 2013|DIY, Encourage Me, Faith, For the Garden, Homesteading|Comments Off on Blooming, and Planting, and Writing….oh my!!!!

Checking In……Early Spring, Rainbows, and Heartache..

Good morning Everyone!!! I just thought I would drop in briefly and let you know how things are going in the Real Welcoming House this week as I have taken a short hiatus to get some things in order. First, it is early Spring outside, with snow melting, hope blossoming, me planting my seed tapes [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:29:26-05:00March 15th, 2013|DIY, For the Garden, Growing Herbs, Homesteading|4 Comments

Almost Wordless Wednesday—update on the Welcoming House Gardens

Well, HAPPY AUGUST to all of you, dear readers!    Around here at the Welcoming House we have been running around like chickens with our heads cut off, trying to get all the produce and such harvested, preserved, and set aside for winter. With the exception of Sunday, I have actually been canning every day [...]

By |2016-06-03T18:17:40-05:00August 1st, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Homesteading|4 Comments

“I’ m Melting, I’m Melting!!!!” –Thoughtful Thursday’s Post for July

   Happy Thursday, everyone!    As you know with holidays, I tend to be absent around here as I am scurrying around trying to get in as much fun as I can with my family!    How was your celebration of Independence Day?    We took it really easy around here as it has been [...]

By |2016-06-04T00:55:56-05:00July 5th, 2012|DIY, For the Garden, Homesteading|2 Comments

Whew!—Rain, Rain GO AWAY!

Rain Rain go Away poem Rain rain go away, Come again another day. Little Johnny wants to play; Rain, rain, go to Spain, Never show your face again! Interesting history behind that poem you know. You should totally check it out. :) I was just planning on using it to illustrate that with 5" of [...]

By |2016-06-04T01:00:17-05:00May 25th, 2012|DIY, For the Garden|2 Comments



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