Godly Homemaking wisdom for a peaceful and joyous home life. . ..
"Faint not; the miles to heaven are but few and short." -Samuel Rutherford
Cleaning Your Home
Thrift - Home Economy
Stories for the Homemaker
Early Morning Revival Challenge
90 Day Bible Study [72 pages, paperback] $5.00
Teaching Home Economics
"The Good Wife"
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"For the Love of Christian Homemaking"
Stories and Ideas
The Prentiss Study
A Free Resource
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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
The Christian Home is a weekly online publication founded here on The Legacy of Home. It will be posted every Monday. It is set up like a magazine and focuses on home life. There are 13 columns. They are as follows:
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.
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.
Cleaning. . . Laundry. . . Ironing. . .Mending. . .Schedules. . . Chore Plans. . . How- to. . Before and After features.
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 - .
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.