Category Archives: Homemade is Best

100 lbs.

    “The strawberry is the wonder of all the fruits…” Roger Williams founder of Providence in 1636       The truck was cleaned and ready to go. The morning chores had been finished and breakfast had been hastily eaten. Two loads of laundry hung fresh and clean on the laundry line, snapping in […]

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The Outside World

  “It is amazing how lovely common things become, if one only know how to look at them.” -Louise May Alcott When there is a need for me to go to a store and run an errand, I am always so happy to pull back into our driveway and return to our little home and […]

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A Sunny Childhood

  “Whatever parents may do for their children, they should at least make their childhood sunny and tender. Their young lives are so delicate that harshness may mar their beauty forever, and so sensitive that every influence that falls upon them leaves a trace, which grows into the character as a grace or blemish. A […]

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Spring Cleaning {Feathering Your Nest 💕}

“The homeliest tasks get beautiful if loving hands do them.” ~ Louisa May Alcott     Our Ontario April has been cold, full of snow and ice, but … it is still SPRING … and warmer temperatures are coming soon! The cooler weather has not stopped us from doing some good ol’ fashioned SPRING CLEANING […]

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The Household {+ a Homemade Bagel Recipe}

    The [Biblical] word household is “therapeia” in the Greek and means “attendance to medical needs, domestic, healing.” In other words, out homes should be homes of healing —healing the spirit, the soul, and the body. That’s why God ordained the home. It is an oasis from the storms of life, a sanctuary from […]

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