Home Culture

Homemaking usually breaks down to my stressing out over keeping things clean and tidy, but what about homemaking as a social art? As my children and I work to clean the home, I give instructions: Make sure you dust the corners. Be careful to look under the cushions for things. Don’t forget to sweep under […]

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  Are you a fan of The Boxcar Children? It sure brings back the memories of yesteryear when you get a chance to read them and it great for listening together as a family or just for your children! We noticed that the audio collection was FREE today with (with free audible trial for 30 […]

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Hello Friends! Wow! I don’t know about you but this year seemed to completely fly by for our family! We made lots of great friends and special memories—but there’s a big part of me that is saying, slow down! So, New Year Resolution Number One is: stay home more! Do you make New Year Resolutions? Some years […]

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The light of the home, the blessing, the joy, the inspiration of your home…Is this how you view your role in your home?  There is so much going on during this busy season.  Have we lost our focus?  In our modern times, have we lost our sense of how important our role at home really […]

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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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You know that feeling of delight and fulfillment you have after creating something simple for your home? It may be making a home cooked meal, or even gathering tomatoes from your own backyard plant. It’s that feeling of satisfaction that comes from your own labor. We’re missing that today. The modern homemaker has been duped, […]

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  Today we wanted to share a little gem of a book that we have run across on homemaking that we know you will enjoy–it is Mrs. Dunwoody’s Excellent Instructions for Homekeeping. It is old-fashioned and has these cute pictures on the inside that will make you want to keep reading. And Mrs. Dunwoody is […]

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This seems to happen each year around this time. I cannot wait to walk through orange and yellow leaves surrounded with hues of green and crisp edges. I scurry around the house with excitement as I decorate with Fall décor. Most of it was purchased at the end of the season last year. I am […]

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