Connection
Friends

Connection = Family. Friends. Food. Fun.

Loved this Facebook message I received in my inbox today from a friend who has a heart for connection: We are are BBQ-ing this evening and want our friends to join us! We’ll have homemade ice-cream too!! Here are the details: Time: 5pm  Address: ***** Bring: Your own meat and buns for your family and […]

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Chemistry
Friends

Kitchen Chemistry Class

My kids have been having fun learning about the Periodic Table. I decided to put together a kitchen chemistry class to allow them to put their new knowledge to the test. I googled some ideas and came up with a couple I thought would work well. We made our own indicator to test the pH […]

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Friends

Time For Tea

Spring is just around the corner, making it the perfect time to start planning a tea party–a simple, relaxing occasion perfectly designed for the creation of genuine connections. Shiloah of Thehomemaking-cottage.com shares her tea party experience here:  Time For Tea Doesn’t her scone recipe sound delicious?!

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Friends

The Secret of Hospitality

The planning of an event is always unpredictable, with unexpected twists and turns along the way, but, somehow, through means I don’t fully understand, the event always turns out perfectly. The planning of a recent Fall Potluck proved no different. Case in point. The glass jug of apple cider I was excited to serve during […]

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seeds
Friends | Hospitality

Seeds To Plant

A CALL TO PLANT SEEDS AND PRACTICE HOSPITALITY   The Bible teaches much about hospitality. Abraham, Lot….while much has changed since biblical times, Hospitality has a place in our lives too. We have many opportunities, both inside and outside our homes, to show/extend hospitality:   “God has beautifully designed each one of us to be […]

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Family History | Friends | Ideas and Inspiration

Storytelling

A couple months ago I watched a free webinar on the lost art of storytelling and was inspired to increase the amount of storytelling that takes place in our home. It occurred to me that I could use the storytelling tactic to increase our family’s enthusiasm for family history work, improve our public speaking skills, and practice […]

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Family | Friends | Holidays

Renaissance Celebration: A Celebration Of Learning

Each year our family throws a history celebration in our home where we display the things we have learned that year for friends and family to enjoy. This past year we learned about the Renaissance Period, so in September we threw a Renaissance Celebration. Previous years’ celebrations have included The Ancient Times, The Middle Ages, […]

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