Posts Tagged: holidays

A Pioneer Christmas

Melissa K. Norris

One thing we can implement from the pioneers this Christmas season is the art of giving homemade presents. I love receiving a homemade gift. It shows me that the person values me enough to take the effort and time to create something special just for me. A lot of homemade gifts require some crafting or cooking skills like crocheted flower headbands or non-alcohol mint extract, but I wanted to give you a recipe that anyone can follow and have turn out great.

Christmas in Apple Ridge trailer and giveaway!

The Amish community of Apple Ridge is a place to discover anew that even though life doesn’t always look the way you might expect and pain can’t help but color our actions…love may just be around the corner, just in time for Christmas! Read more to watch my new book trailer and to enter a giveaway for a chance to win an autographed copy!

How to Make Homemade Applesauce and a Giveaway

Melissa K. Norris

We have a guest blogger today: Melissa Norris. She’s prepared a tutorial on how to make your own homemade applesauce, as well as a fun idea and recipe on how to turn it into a homemade Christmas gift! Be sure to read to the end of the post for a special offer just for my readers and a chance to win Melissa’s book, Pioneering Today–Faith and Home the Old Fashioned Way.