Godly Homemaking wisdom for a peaceful and joyous home life. . ..
"Faint not; the miles to heaven are but few and short." -Samuel Rutherford
"Dear Christmas Mothers"
A Sweet Homemaking Book. Paperback, 116 pages.
Cleaning Your Home
Thrift - Home Economy
Stories for the Homemaker
Early Morning Revival Challenge
90 Day Bible Study [72 pages, paperback] $5.00
For Mothers of Waywards
102 pages, purse sized, paperback book $5.99
Teaching Home Economics
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Mother's Book of Home Economics, 312 pages, paperback
"The Good Wife"
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"For the Love of Christian Homemaking"
Stories and Ideas
The Prentiss Study
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"Dear Kitchen Saints"
Letters from an Iowa Housewife (Includes an Incredible Marriage Testimony as seen in "Above Rubies" Magazine!)
From "On The Banks of Plum Creek"
"After Laura and Mary had washed and wiped the dishes, swept the floor, made their bed, and dusted, they settled down with their books. But the house was so cozy and pretty that Laura kept looking up at it."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
Human Frailty of the Godly Soul
"The life of Luther might suffice to give a thousand instances, and he was by no means of the weaker sort. His great spirit was often in the seventh heaven of exultation, and as frequently on the borders of despair. His very deathbed was not free from tempests, and he sobbed himself into his last sleep like a greatly wearied child."
"As for her, like most women, she had but one ambition. To be a good wife and a good mother, and to be beloved by her husband and children, was all she asked. [She was] a busy, affectionate, cheerful little housewife, whose voice would never be heard in the streets, but whose memory would always live in a few faithful hearts."
- Elizabeth Prentiss, 1800's.
A married woman who stays home. This is a lifelong vocation. It is an old-fashioned term, and something to be proud of. Not a "domestic engineer." Not a "home manager." An old fashioned housewife, who keeps the home, and abides there. - Mrs. White
It is late afternoon and getting close to the supper hour. It is time for me to get motivated, put on an apron and start peeling potatoes and create a delicious meal.
But first, I want to visit with you! I am going to have a little tea in a china tea cup, with a saucer underneath. I am going to rest with a pleasant book and sip on my tea, while enjoying the quiet of this summer afternoon in Vermont.
I need to set up a pretty table cloth and make the effort to create a haven here at home.
Then I will do a little laundry and begin working in my kitchen. My children are all being delightful today. They are quiet and productive. I think it helps that we have a three story house, 14 rooms and 2 acres of land. There is plenty for them to do. I think I will send them outside for a game while I prepare the evening meal. Then I will surprise them by going on my front porch and ringing our dinner bell so they come running! I do so love to see their smiling faces when they run towards me.
I am the mother of five home-schooled children, ages 16 and up, and a Grandmother of 2. . .
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I have been married for a quarter of a century. . . . .
I am a writer, reviewer, who loves classic fashion, hand-sewing, reading, housekeeping, and cleaning. . . . . . . .
We live in an 1800's house in rural Vermont.