Autumn Tea Party -

Hosting an Autumn Tea Party

Guest post by Patti of Blossoms and Posies What better way to celebrate autumn than to enjoy a harvest tea party on a crisp fall afternoon? My daughter Abbie and I are tea enthusiasts, so it doesn't take much for us to find a reason to enjoy a little something special with a cuppa. Whether we invite friends over or just have a family tea, we always feel refreshed after a spell at the tea table. Autumn brings apples, cranberries and pumpkins, so our autumn tea time often highlights one or more of these fall fruits. First things first for a tea party - the tea! Last year a friend … [keep reading...]

What We Wish We Had Done When We Had More Money -

3 Things We Wish We Had Done When We Had More Money

Guest post by Heather of My Overflowing Cup Things have not always been as tight for our family as they are now. They’ve always felt like they have been, but as our income has consistently declined over the last 8 or so years, we’ve had to learn to make do with less and less. In retrospect, we had it pretty good before. We had consistency and reliability. Now we have neither. I wish we had realized then how good we had it. Instead, we focused more on how little we had. They say hindsight is 20/20, right? I’m sharing this personal information in hopes that you can learn from our … [keep reading...]

Homemade Apple Pie Spice -

Homemade Apple Pie Spice

By Sarah Nichols, Contributing Writer Fall is here and with it comes all the foods of the season. Pumpkin-flavored items are showing up on the grocery-store shelves and fresh-picked apples are lining the baskets at Farmer's Markets. Ah, apples... It's hard to find a smell that evokes more of a feeling of fall than a fresh apple pie just pulled from the oven. The right combination of spices, combined with the apples, create a truly satisfying dessert.   Our family likes to have a mixture of these spices on hand at all times to add a new depth of fall-flavor to a variety of … [keep reading...]

Have a Stress Free Holiday (here's how!) -

How to Have a Stress Free Holiday

Guest post by Lauren of I Am THAT Lady Christmas comes on December 25th each year, but why does it always seem to sneak up on us? The stress of shopping for four kids, thirteen nieces and nephews, … [keep reading...]

DIY Apple Cider Vinegar -

Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

Guest post by Danielle of It's a Love/Love Thing Hello, Humbled Homemaker readers! I'm so happy to be here with you this morning. I'm Danielle, I blog over at It's a Love/Love Thing. . . and I must … [keep reading...]

DIY Soap Felting Tutorial --

DIY Felted Soap Tutorial

Guest post by Lexie of Lexie:Naturals I've been making and selling my own skin care products for a few years now, but soap making is something I've recently added to the list of things I make … [keep reading...]

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