DIY

This time of year seems perfect to share this recipe for easy, homemade hot cocoa. I’ve always made most everything from scratch. My family thinks the food tastes so much better than store bought. From icing for cakes, to candies, and even hot cocoa mixes. And besides, pre-packaged mixes, and even other items are filled […]

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We are into the season of Lent and Easter is just a little over three weeks away. The birth of our first grandchild Gavin five weeks ago has resulted in me remember all of the things we used to do as a family when our kids were little. One of my fondest memories is coloring eggs with them […]

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There are so many fun, and free ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Here are over thirty ideas for enjoying Valentine’s Day with your family.  This list includes lots of freebies, homeschooling ideas and printables, crafts and games for kids, date night ideas with your man, delicious recipes, and much more!       Enjoy browsing […]

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“I am sure that there is no place in the world where your message would not be enhanced by your making the place (whether tiny or large, a hut or a palace) orderly, artistic and beautiful with some form of creativity, some form of ‘art’.” ― Edith Schaeffer, The Hidden Art of Homemaking There is […]

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These are great to make for gifts, to have around the house on cold nights, or when an ache calls for a heat pad. When we first brought our three little orphans into our home, who are now our children, we gave them each a rice pack at night to encourage warmth and comfort. Now […]

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Have you started to get gardening and seed catalogs yet? Now during these more sedate months before spring bursts upon us is the right time to plan your family garden. Ever since the Garden of Eden, gardening has been a timeless way to exercise, get fresh air and sunshine, plus reap the benefits of growing […]

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