Home Culture

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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Have you ever complained about one of your physical features in front of your daughter?  For instance, have you ever said, “My hair looks horrible”, “I’m fat”, “I’m getting wrinkles”, or maybe even, “I’m not pretty”?  If you are saying these things in front of your daughter, don’t be surprised when you hear her mimicking […]

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It was a few years ago that I read J. C. Ryle’s book, Duties of Parents.  In it, J. C. Ryle admonished parents to teach their children to pray.  Through my years of being a mother, I had always prayed with my children, and for my children.  But I had not really made it a […]

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All of the decorations are taken down with the exception of a few words glistening with glitter in the green grass. I bend over to pick a few up. There I stood staring. The staring lingered as I saw the words “GRAD” and “CONGRATS”. What am I going to do now? Our youngest child has […]

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