Investing in Tools for our Daughters Posted on September 20th, 2013

Illustrating and Editing

When our daughters were little they had way too many toys – too many to count, actually. But that started to change as our ideas about family economy and industry in the home changed. Instead of buying toys, we began to invest in tools for our daughters, even at their young ages – tools that would help them cultivate interests, develop skills, and hopefully be a blessing to the home and economies of their future families…. Read the rest of the story over at Raising Homemakers.



Adapted Zucchini Bread Recipe Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Gluten Free Zucchini Bread

I adapted our favorite zucchini bread recipe into a gluten-free and grain-free version that is, well, wonderful. See my post over at Raising Homemakers, where I share both the old and new versions of the recipe.



Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit: Self Control (+ free embroidery pattern) Posted on January 25th, 2013

Self-Control

The final post in the Fruit of the Spirit series is up at Raising Homemakers. You can download the free embroidery pattern that is included in the post until February 8th.

Looking back over the past year, I realized it was probably one of our family’s busiest years. So needless to say, this blog suffered for it. I hope to be more active here and not neglect it, busy or not!

Have a blessed day!



Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness (+free embroidery pattern) Posted on July 27th, 2012

Kindness Embroidery by Clementine Patterns

I am having such a wonderful time stitching up these samplers. It feels like I am painting on the material.

Kindness Embroidery by Clementine Patterns

You can read my latest post on the Fruit of the Spirit series over at Raising Homemakers. It includes the PDF embroidery pattern for Kindness, it will be available for FREE until August 10th.



Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit: PATIENCE (+ free embroidery pattern) Posted on June 29th, 2012

Patience by Clementine Patterns

I want PATIENCE and I want it NOW!  Just kidding….join me over at Raising Homemakers today for my latest post on the Fruit of the Spirit and download our free embroidery pattern of “Patience” while it lasts.

 



Cultivating the Fruits of the Spirit: Peace (+ free embroidery pattern) Posted on May 24th, 2012

"Peace" by Clementine Patterns

Head over to Raising Homemakers to read my third installment on The Fruit of the Spirit series. It also features this month’s embroidery pattern PDF download of PEACE. It will be available free through June 9.

If you have missed the previous two free embroidery patterns for LOVE and JOY. You can purchase the PDF downloads at our etsy shop.



Cultivating the Fruits of the Spirit: JOY (+ free embroidery pattern) Posted on April 27th, 2012

Join me today for the second installment of my nine-month series on The Fruit of the Spirit and its cultivation in our lives. You can also get our Free embroidery pattern PDF download featuring JOY through May 12.

If you missed the free download for LOVE from last month’s post, it is available for purchase as a PDF download at our etsy shop.



Cultivating the Fruits of the Spirit: LOVE Posted on March 28th, 2012

Embroidered: Love

Join me over at Raising Homemakers (link updated) today for the first installment in my Fruit of the Spirit series and a free embroidery pattern from Clementine Patterns Co.