Thursday, August 16, 2018

Intentionally Homemaking

Lately, I have been giving some deep prayer and thoughts towards my life, home and family.  In the past few months during a very busy time of our lives, I have found myself just getting things done and rushing to the next item on the list.  Accomplishment was the only focus I had by hurrying here and there.

After much thoughtfulness on home-making, I realized that home-making has to be lived intentionally each day.  Intentionally creating a lovely, joyful home atmosphere, simple living, and intentionally cherishing every detail.

  Even during my busiest moments, I must intentionally apply these things that I desire for our home and into our lives.  Intentionally getting back to simple basics of home and homemaking. 
Guarding my time wisely, because just like life once its gone there is no getting it back.

This life of homemaking, of a stay at home mom, of a wife, of a keeper of the home...Do it with passion intentionally.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Managing The Home

Here are some quotes from a 1907 book by Mrs Beeton Household Management. 

*One cannot have his money and spend it too. Money has a limited purchasing power.

* A penny saved is a penny earned: The wife/husband who will not count every penny, will never have her/his longing satisfied until she/he makes every penny count. 

*When a wife is an early riser it will contribute largely to good house management she who practices this virtue reaps an ample of reward both health and prosperity.

*When a wife rises early it is almost certain that her house will be orderly and well managed.

*Frugality and Economy are virtues without which no household can prosper.
We must always remember to manage well on a small income for it is highly creditable.

*Always managing little and turn it into more. When we manage small things well, we will be fitted for the management of greater things.

 * Do you arise early? Do you plan and schedule out your daily task? Do you make wise decision to spend the money wisely and frugality?  Is your home clean in order and well managed?  Our your meals planned and served on time? Is your children loved and well taught about God and manners?

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Georgia Peach Pound Cake

HI!  Today, I wanted to shared one of our family favorite dessert with you. If you love southern cooking, this cake is one that you will want to try.  It is filled with peaches and icing made with the peaches juice.  Made with very basic ingredients that you most likely have in your pantry.

*Sugar *Flour *Butter * Peaches * Vanilla * Confection Sugar *Salt *Eggs 

Let's get cooking!!   You will love how it makes your house smell while it is baking. 😋

Hello Beautiful!

Add a little JOY to your life, go ahead make one this week.
Let me know what you think!


Georgia Peach Pound Cake
Simply Farmhouse Kitchen

1 cup of butter (real-softened)
2 cups of sugar 
4 eggs (add 1 in at a time, stir each one)
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups of All Purpose Flour (reserve 1/4 cup) Shifted
1 tsp baking power
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups fresh or can peaches  (not pie filling) reserve the juice

Preheat oven 350*

:Butter a 10 inch tube pan. 
:In a large bowl cream together butter, and sugar until light and fluffy.
:Add eggs one at a time and stir each one. (beat well)  
:Stir in vanilla. 
:Reserve 1/4 cup of flour to coat peaches, shift together the remaining flour, baking
power, and salt.  *No, no do not skip the step to shift your flour, this is what makes it fluffy.😉
:Gradually stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture. 
:Use the reserved flour and coat the peaches, next fold the peaches into the batter. Spread the batter evenly into the pan.
:Bake 60-70 mins. Test with toothpick. Allow cake to cool for 15 mins before inverting it on a plate.

Mix a little of the peach juice with confection sugar to make the icing.  Keep adding one or the other until you get the right consistence. (thickness) Drizzle on the cake when it is cool.

**While the cake is cooling in the pan you can pour a little peach juice around on the cake. Just enough to add a little favor and little more moister. 


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Bringing Sunshine Into Your Life

Welcome to At Home:   Winter days can become gloomy days.  Just let your creativity kick in; I love to create areas in the home with bright, cheery dose of sunshine. By adding yellow daffodils, fake lemons, and a few yellowish toss pillows into the main living areas of your home will brighten up your home making it feel sunny and warm.

This is my favorite place in my home; it is my study area placed in front of a sunny window.

 Who says we have to wear dark clothes throughout winter?     Have fun wearing your favorite colors even in the winter.


How do you brighten up your life in the winter.

Be inspired!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Simply At Home

A simple lovely day at home preparing all our dishes for Thanksgiving tomorrow.

I love how (in the winter) the sunshine's through our bedroom windows into the kitchen.
From our home to yours.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

A Rainy Day On The Farm

The farmhouse on the left looks like (Green Gables).  

Love the Lord thy God
with all your HEART
with all your SOUL
with all your STRENGTH.
Deuteronomy 6:5 

Once upon a farmhouse