Saturday, February 5, 2011
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.
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.
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 - .
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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