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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Encouraging Hearts and Home 01.28.2021

The ThirtySix in Leather, How to Make a Teapot Cozy, Hearty Minestrone Soup, and Tricks and Tips for Getting Artwork on Your Walls are this week's featured posts!

Hello and Welcome!

We are having some very cold weather here, but no snow! Ironically they had snow this evening as I write this just outside of Las Vegas Nevada at Red Rocks Canyon State Park. The park had to be closed due to snow! But the upside to our not having snow right now is the ability to be able to set the skill saw up outside on the driveway and get some pieces of plywood cut, for a few projects here on our little homestead. 

Project #1: My hubby remade the low table in our root cellar to hold 5 Gallon Buckets with Gamma Storage Lids for bulk storage of rice and beans. I also use this area to grind wheat berries into flour, on bread baking day.  

Project #2: We gathered up some free materials offered through our local sales/free community board and fashioned a workbench/battery charging station. In our furnace room, we keep a few tools for home repairs along with the chargers for the power drills. This is also where the batteries are charged for the AA and AAA batteries used around the house. 

I think fellow blogger Daisy@ My MapleHill Farm says it best, 

"Our living habits are fairly simple. We believe in the homesteading lifestyle which means that we make do with what we have, reuse or find a new purpose for items, and invest in quality merchandise when new elements must be replaced. Shopping at thrift stores is always preferred as you never know what vintage treasures might be found." 

I could not agree more! And tomorrow it is back to work... 

And now, it's time for this week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!

Introducing our team of Co-hosts! 
You may learn more about our team, right here
Thanks for joining in, we appreciate your visits, contributions, and comments!

Linda @ Apron Strings and other things.

Amy @ A Nest in the Rockies.

Jennifer @ Faithful Homestead.

Joanne @ Slices of Life.

Destiny @ Some Call it Destiny, and

Melynda @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household. 

Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home. We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's all shine a positive light!


Most Viewed Post:

The Thirty Six in Leather, move viewed post at Encouraging Hearts and Home!

The ThirtySix in Leather! It looks like leather jackets are back in style!

My personal favorites:

How to Make a Teapot Cozy, One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

How to Make a Teapot Cozy! This would make a great gift for the tea lover on your list!

Hearty Minestrone Soup, One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

Hearty Minestrone Soup.  This looks easy and delicious!

Tips and Tricks for Artwork on your Walls, One of my favorites this week at Encouraging Hearts and Home, link-up your creations, right here at Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household!

Tips and Tricks for artwork on your walls.   I love the ideas presented here!

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  1. Thanks so much for continuing to host each week!! It is greatly appreciated!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

    1. And thank you for sharing great content, have a safe and happy week ahead!


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