Monday, October 17, 2016

The Art of Home-Making Mondays ~ Please Join Us ~ Link Up 127

“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” 
~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
There are so many wonderful features in the making of a home. This is a place where I would love for you to share your love for anything home-related. Homemakinghomeschooling and homesteading are all a part of the lovely art of home-making!

~~Please link up posts in the spirit of Titus 2 and Proverbs 31 (such as recipes, godly encouragement, DIY's, frugal living, child-raising, medicine making, preparedness, gardening, home decoration, school lessons, sewing, crafts, etc). ~~ You are welcome to share as many posts as you like!

* Presenting our potpourri of monthly features from the last month of link ups.
Please visit a few of these posts and leave some comment love! *

1. How to Build Your Own Rolling Pantry by Grandmas House DIY ~ This is a clever way to reclaim more pantry space! I also have an area near the fridge that could be utilized better and this little project is now on hubby's my to-do list.

2. 5 Creative Ways to Incorporate Art Into Your Homeschool by Faithful with the Little ~ This is the way we love to homeschool and Rebekah has shared the beauty of home education brilliantly in this post. Art doesn't need its own subject slot, it can creatively be incorporated into all your subjects.

3. Front Yard Garden Notes for Next Year by Debbie-Dabble ~ I like the idea of journaling your garden progress and assessing the situation for the following season.

4. 25 Fall Date Ideas by Our Wood Home ~ Christina has compiled a wonderful list of her favourite fall date activities to inspire you and your spouse this autumn!

5. Canning Pimentos by Camp and Cottage Living ~ I have never thought to can my own pimentos but why not! This is a useful preserving project for those extra red peppers. 

6. Hairclip/Brooch DIY by Little Treasures ~ This is a beautiful and feminine DIY project that would make a lovely gift! 

7. 20 Frugal Recipes from the Great Depression by Artful Homemaking ~ I love these kinds of recipes for those "tight times"! Great idea for a collection Joy! 

8. Lord, Please Distract Me by Journey of the Word ~ This is a sobering article that really puts things into persecutive and puts a new prayer into one's heart... to be distracted in the right direction.

9. Front Porch Sitting by Floyd Family Homestead ~ Ah, this is our favorite weekend retreat and I really enjoyed the sentiments shared in this post. A cup of coffee, some comfortable chairs and old fashioned conversation equals bliss for hubby and I.

10. When I Cannot See Tomorrow by Deeper Life Today ~ This was an encouraging read for those hard times in our life and I think you will be inspired by it too! 

11. Dare to Prepare: Items to Use for First Aid When in a Pinch by Of the Hearth ~ With all that is going on in the world right now, these ideas may really be a blessing!

12. Education {At Home} by Gigi Blog ~ For a tour of a beautiful "school room" and other education inspiration, you will want to visit this post! I love that we have a lot of the same books and resources in our home library! :)


On to this week! For the sake of our readers, please link up appropriate and wholesome home-related articles and leave out any giveaways, advertisements, etc (NO Halloween posts please). Thank you for understanding! I can't wait to see what you all have to share! 

**Please also note that the posts shared on this link up from other bloggers do not necessarily reflect my own personal views or opinions (meaning I do not condone every article that may appear here). Like all literature, please discern everything you read with the Holy Scriptures as your lens.**

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All the fine print. This post may be shared with some or all of the following link-ups: The Art of Home-Making MondaysModest Mom Monday'sMonday's MusingsMake Your Home Sing MondayGood Morning Mondays,  The ScoopTitus 2 TuesdaysTuesdays with a TwistRaising HomemakersThe Homesteader HopWise Woman Link UpHomestead Blog Hop Wow Us Wednesdays,  Coffee and ConversationHomemaking ThursdaysHome Sweet HomeOur Simple HomesteadAwesome Life Friday Link UpFive Star Frou Frou Friday, and Shabbilicious Friday. Thank you lovely ladies for hosting these. This post may contain affiliate links (which are merchant links that help to support this site at no additional cost to you if you purchase an item through them).


  1. Dear Jes. Thankyou for hosting, as always. I wish you a lovely week. Mimi xxx

  2. Thanks for the feature Jes! I am always inspired by your posts and this amazing link up!

  3. Lovely features this week. I really like the rolling pantry.
    Have a great day!

  4. Another great quote! I, too, love October! Thank you for hosting this lovely party. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  5. Love the picture you have chosen for this week's party! Thank you as always for hosting! Have a beautiful week.

  6. Jes!!
    Thanks so much for the honor of being featured!! What a surprise!! I will be giving you a Shout Out on Google + and in my next post!!
    Thanks too for hosting each week!!\Hugs,

  7. Dear Jes
    It's always a pleasure visiting your party and today is really special to see my brooch featured and I thank you so much for that! Wishing you a lovely week ahead!

  8. Thanks for the great party. Just found you.

  9. Blessings, I will take some time today to visit a few post! Love your place of encouragement for the young and old...
    Always, Roxy


  10. Today I made a list of blogging friends on my sidebar, and you are on it!
    Laura of Harvest Lane Cottage

  11. Thank you for featuring our rolling pantry today!

  12. Thank you for hosting!

  13. Fun party, as always. Thanks for hosting! -Journa, visiting from the team at

  14. Jes, thanks for hosting again this week. Blessings!

  15. Jes, thank you for this weekly party. I enjoy the link-ups.

    xo Dianne

  16. Thank you for hosting this party! I always enjoy it!

  17. Thanks for sharing my post on first aid items!
    I always find such great posts here, JES. Thanks for hosting!


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