Saturday, February 5, 2011

About - The Christian Home Magazine


The Christian Home was a weekly online publication founded here on The Legacy of Home. It was posted every Monday. It was set up like a magazine and focused on home life. There were 13 columns.

  They were as follows:




1. Design and Decorate


Organizing the Home. . . Designing rooms. . . Home (or room) make-overs. . . How-to. . . Creative decorating ideas. . . Share your latest craft project. . . How to find treasures for the home (department stores, thrift stores, etc.). . Share your latest decorative find or shopping trip.


2. Finances


Saving money. . . Thrifty grocery shopping. . . debt-free living. . .frugal ideas.


3. Gardening and Flowers


Your garden plans. . . How-to. . . Landscaping with flowers and gardens. .. Harvesting and Preserving.. . Storing the Harvest.


4. Home Business


History of Home businesses (farms, blacksmiths, doctors, tailors, etc and how the family helped each other). . .Daily home life while running a business. . . How to start or run a business from home. . . Business ideas for the whole family. . . Family owned business spotlight (not a commercial, just a featured family.)

5. Modest Fashion

History spotlight on Fashion (different eras of costume or clothing). . .Fashion ideas. . . Sewing (How - to and share your latest project). . . Shopping for Modest Clothes. . . Outfit of the day.



6. Hospitality


Cooking, baking, recipes. . . Dinner parties. . . Hosting a "Tea". . . Picnics. . . Church potluck. . . Birthday and Holiday ideas. . . Preparing for house guests. . . Entertaining at Home. . . The Family supper menu and plan.

7.  Homekeeping


Cleaning. . . Laundry. . . Ironing. . .Mending. . .Schedules. . . Chore Plans. . . How- to. . Before and After features.



8.  Parenting 


Baby and Child Care. . .Raising Teenagers. . . Making memories. . . Motherhood. . . Fatherhood.


9.  Movies and Music


Positive Reviews of Family-friendly movies and music. . . . Classics. . . Retro. . .New Releases. . . Feature an appropriate movie or music and tell us how your family enjoyed it.


10.  The Godly Home


Heroes and Heroines of the Faith in History. . . Church. . . Ministry work. . . Family Worship. . .  Devotion. . . . . Inspiration for Christian Homes.


11. Young Adults

Articles. . .Essays. . . Ideas. . . Daily life at home. . . Your projects and plans. . . Home Responsibilities. I would like to see these posts from teens and young adults who have their own blog.


12. Gentle Humor


Christian Cartoonists. . . Funny experiences. . . - Make us Smile - .


13. Health and Fitness Check -in

Annie Kate from Tea Time with Annie Kate  hosts a weekly fitness check in for those who are trying to stay healthy!

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Our featured columnists included:

Deanna from Home Haven Ministry (Design and Decorate);
Mrs. White from The Legacy of Home (Finances);
Briana from  I Can't Decide (Gardening and Flowers);
The Crazy Mom from Ramblings from the Crazy House (Parenting);
Kathy Brodock from  Teaching Good Things (Home Business);
Caroline Allen from The Modest Mom (Modest Fashion);
Heather from Marine Corps Nomads (Hospitality);
Karri from My Life's a Treasure (Homekeeping);
Laura O in AK from Day By Day in Our World (Movies and Music);
Mrs. Sarah Coller from Hope in Every Season (The Godly Home);
Lisa from The Army Chaps Wife (Gentle Humor).




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3 comments:

Mrs. Q said...

How fun, Mrs. White! I'm sure it will be great!

Pebblekeeper ~ Angie said...

All linked up!

Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage said...

Hello Mrs. White,

I've written an article called Forty Ways to Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do, or Do Without.

I noticed that you wanted articles that were as close to the Sunday deadline as possible. Shall I wait until later in the week to post and submit my article for consideration?

Thank you for taking time to answer my question.

Laura Lane
lane dot family at yahoo dot com

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