Our homes are a reflection of our hearts. It's not just beautifying, it's appreciating all God has given us and using our homes to reflect who God made us to be.

How to Find Time to Clean!

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How to Find an Hour’s Worth of Cleaning Time in the Random Moments of Your Day I don’t have hours a day to clean . . . although since I have a college-aged son, a husband, a grandma, and three kids six-years-old and under at home, I wish I did! Instead, I’ve developed the habit… Read More

Amish Country Photography: From My Favorite Photographer

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My brother Henry Hershey got his first camera with the S & H Green Stamps my mother saved in the 1960′s. It was an Argus 35 mm, built with metal casing, strong as a truck. We grew up on a dairy farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Our parents were plain Mennonites. I was the big… Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Kids’ Rooms | Tina Hamilton

Spring Cleaning Your Kids Rooms

Spring cleaning is always a little more difficult with kids, sometimes a lot more difficult. Kids are prone to messes, clutter, destruction . . . you name it. Their bedrooms are often the place that gets hit the hardest with messes, and can become the most intimidating place to clean up after a year of… Read More

From Rags to Riches: Stories from a Mennonite Childhood

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My great-grandmother Snyder seldom threw anything away. For her, turning one item into another had all the energy of the resurrection itself. So, it’s fitting in this Easter season to remember Great-grandma and her skill of transformation using needle and thread. She darned socks, turned frayed collars from one side to another, sewed patches on… Read More

Memory Jar Crafts

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Photo Pendants This memory craft is not only ideal to have your kids help with, but it’s also the perfect gift for them to give grandparents, aunts, uncles—basically anyone! These photo pendants are also very simple to make without much mess (very kid-friendly). All you need for this project are black-and-white, square-inch photos, square-inch glass… Read More

DIY Projects for Your Family This Spring | Tina Hamilton

DIY Spring Family Projects

Springtime is all about “out with the old and in with the new.” Many of us use the inspiration of new spring blossoms and the return of singing birds to make some changes on our own lives. Some try to restart their New Year’s Resolutions or finally clean out that closet that has been neglected… Read More

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