Monthly Archives: November 2015


Winter Is Here

Even though we have had an amazingly warm and long fall, it looks like winter is here now. The days are gradually getting shorter and colder, and outside is beginning to look less inviting. It is about this time that many of us begin to despair. We can already feel that closed in cabin fever [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|Homemaking, Inspiration|Comments Off on Winter Is Here

Christmas Soaping

Things at our house are beginning to look a little bit like Christmas! Not a lot yet, because I'm not one for getting out the Christmas decorations until AFTER Thanksgiving. There are a few Christmasy smells around here though and some sparkles and swirls, because now is the time I've been busy making some Christmas [...]

By | November 14th, 2015|Homemaking, Soaping|Comments Off on Christmas Soaping

Making Elderberry Syrup

Today is a cozy day. My daughter and I have been sitting inside all snug and warm, while the cold rain falls steadily outside. It's just a good day to spend inside, doing school work, baking cinnamon rolls and bread. That is one of the things we love so much about fall and winter. The [...]

By | November 2nd, 2015|Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Comments Off on Making Elderberry Syrup