Holidays

I’m sharing a snippet below from a podcast about how we can keep our Christmas traditions simple and Christ focused: “As the busy Christmas season is upon us we can find ourselves all wrapped up (literally wrapping too) in planning, cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, ministry activities and a multitude of other tasks that seem to […]

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Do you love giving books as gifts at Christmas time? We do–and we have many bookworms in the family because of it! So we thought we would share a few ways you could save money giving books as Christmas gifts this year. Here they are: Amazon Book Sale- Right now Amazon is having a sale on […]

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To help you stretch your holiday dollars we will try to share some Christmas deals we come across here to bless you! If you know me you know that I have a weakness for Melissa & Doug toys, so I just HAD to share this one with you today!     You can get this […]

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The season of Advent has begun, and every year at this time I try to come up with something special to do for people. One of my favorite things to do in years past was to ship care packages to any of my friends that wanted one. I would fill the packages with homemade cookies, […]

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Rustic, practical, functional, natural, peaceful, relaxing–a farmhouse is a lovely setting during the Christmas season. No, I haven’t moved, but it is my dream to own a farmhouse one day. I long to live out in the tranquil country surrounded by God’s creation. One day I will, but for now our family resides in a […]

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  Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers! Enjoy your day with friends and family! June FuentesJune Fuentes is the happy wife to Steve and blessed homeschooling mother to eight beautiful children that they are raising for the Lord. She has a heart to see mothers all around the world grasp the vision of biblical […]

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The story of how I cooked my first turkey is a laughable reminder of why homemaking skills are taught and not caught! I distinctly remember sliding the highly anticipated “Thanksgiving bird” into the oven. As the blue-speckled enamel roaster scraped noisily across the metal rack, I announced to my new husband, who had been looking […]

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I hope by now that you have had a chance to check out the Raising Homemakers Christmas Gift Guide by now and maybe start some early shopping (we have heard that some of you are almost done with your shopping–wow!). But did you know that our sister site has one too?   It is The […]

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