Free Shipping on Health Homemaking!

If you’ve been thinking about purchasing a paperback copy of Healthy Homemaking: One Step at a Time either for yourself or as a Christmas gift, today is the day to do it! I just received a one-day-only coupon to pass on to you (from, the company the publishes/ships the book for us) that will take the cost of shipping off of your order, equaling a $4 discount. Coupon code is: mailship1 It’s good for US shipping only, and the coupon will last only today […]

Winner of the Moukisac Reusable Bag System

And the winner of the fantastic Moukisac Reusable Bag system is: Julie (9julesa5@) Congrats! For all those still wanting one either for yourself or to give as a Christmas gift, you can purchase them directly from the Moukisac site. Also, don’t forget that the Healthy Holiday Eats and Sweets Carnival is approaching quickly! It is this upcoming Tuesday, Dec. 8th (though I will do my best to have the carnival post up by the Monday evening for the early birds). We’re looking for healthy, whole […]

Name my new book!

Image by iprole My new book is coming, oh yes it is! Since this summer, I have been working on what I feel is a timely book on the topic of eating a whole foods, real food diet, but doing it frugally. If that sounds like a contradiction to you, it’s not. The premise of this book is that you really can feed your family a healthy, nutritious diet even when you’re working within a tight budget, and throughout the book I set out to […]

Celebrate with Joy: Week 1

Image by ishane What is Christmas? It is not a winter festival. It is not the inevitable annual energy drain. It is not a few holidays to give us a break. It is not a time to fill our children’s heads with “visions of sugar plums.” Christmas is a season of holy days (the original meanings of “holidays”), filled with rich symbolism. It is a many sided object lesson using the Symbols of the Season to give us glimpses of heaven’s glory. It is a […]

The Carnival I Almost Missed and Other Important News

Well, I may be able to pull off a mean baking day but I’m still forgetful at heart. :) In the midst of preparing for baking day and then spending all day yesterday actually doing it, guess who completely forgot that it was supposed to be the Organic Gardening Carnival today? Oh wait, that would be me! Because I always prefer to give everyone a heads up about an upcoming carnival the day before it actually happens (just to give you time to prepare your […]

Book Giveaway Winners

Here are the winners from the first giveaway: Paperback edition of Healthy Homemaking: One Step at a Time Jennifer Baker (jenniferkimbaker@) Cream of the Crop ebooks Misty (mistynewsome@) Fruitful Harvest (littlepeasinmypodforgod@) Emily Murphy (emily_murphy@) Bashtree (makeway4ducklings@) Nicole (FoundProdigalDaughter) To the winners: If you don’t hear from me in the next several days, please send off an email to me at stephanie (at) keeperofthehome (dot) org. Otherwise, I will be in touch with your prizes! Congrats! On Sale until Sunday! Now that the giveaway is over, […]

2 Year Blogiversary Celebration: What’s New and a Giveaway!

Image by robyn michelle-lee photography Can you believe it’s been 2 years already?!? I can hardly believe that two years have gone by since I first started Keeper of the Home, but this week marks the second anniversary of my first post. To celebrate, my hubby and I have been working on a number of surprises, changes to the site, giveaways throughout the week, etc. as our way of saying a huge “THANK YOU!” to all of you! Allow me a moment of sappiness… :) […]

You Tell Me: Finding the Time to Cook From Scratch