Living from Scratch.

I found this woman’s blog through a lovely lady in my YouTube community.  I love this piece and hope some of you will enjoy it as much.  We are “living from scratch” nowadays and I could relate to some of this lifestyle.  Not so much the wringer washer but I love how this woman just figured out another way when the original path was broken. Enjoy. http://conniehultquist.blogspot.com/2016/07/living-from-scratch.html Living From Scratch {From the Archives of Connie’s Letters. January 2010.} Part One Well I wanted to write in the subject line,”Cooking From Scratch.”  But really I want to write about living from … Continue reading Living from Scratch.

Another free ebook starting today. The Housewife is a Writer.

Forgot that this is free as an ebook for the next 4 or 5 days.  This is a compilation of write ups on everything from homemaking, building a writing career whilst raising a family, and thoughts on God and the spiritual life. I had to clean up a few political issues and I promise the book is free of anything controversial.  It can be read now and then for some inspiration just as one would read my blogs since it is a years worth of blogging. Continue reading Another free ebook starting today. The Housewife is a Writer.

Creating a fresh, new look to the home with out spending a dime.

Tired of how the house looks?  Bored with the furnishings?  No money? Here are some fun and free ideas. Swap rooms.  Think outside the box.  Put the dining room in the living room and the sitting room in the dining room.  Make a large walk-in closet into a toddler room.  Switch bedrooms. Rearrange all the furniture in the whole house. Put curtains up to replace doors for more room.  Or replace those ugly sliders on the closets with lovely, long curtains. Dig through your drawers and cupboards to find stored candles and China and curtains.  Use them, don’t save them for a special … Continue reading Creating a fresh, new look to the home with out spending a dime.

New Years Goals.

  What are your goals for the New Year?  Are they meaningful, fun, playful, important?  Is it the same boring goals from last year that didn’t happen or are they new and exciting? Are you setting goals that can actually be accomplished, that will be set up in bite-sized pieces? I enjoy reflecting on the year that has passed, the ups and downs, the accomplishments, the gifts, the pains and hardships, the blessings that came with the hardships.  Now I begin to plan for next year.  I’m a strong believer in Manifestation and with the energy of the Creator and the … Continue reading New Years Goals.