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Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

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Mom’s Love Rub Giveaway

I think about love every day….how much I love my family, how I love the life I’ve been given, and how much I love the Lord. Love is important to me and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I get excited about another chance …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Recipe Box Side Dishes

Cooking with Mushrooms

I didn’t always love mushrooms, but I do now.  I’m frequently buying fresh mushrooms, using what I can in salads, on pizza or on a crudités.  Leftovers are quickly dried and sit in a jar on my cabinet.  My children often throw a few into …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

Book & Online Resource Reviews Mentoring

Preparing for the Grandparenting Years

Lydia Harris’ book, Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting, is an outstanding tool for the grandparenting years.  More than a self-help book, Grandma Tea, as she is lovingly called by her own grandchildren, has provided a wonderful mix of thought-provoking questions, inspirational guidance and clear direction from God’s word in this fascinating Bible …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Breads Recipe Box

Apple Bread for a Fall Day

3 eggs, beaten 1 and 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut oil 1 T. vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 t. baking soda 1 t. cinnamon 1 and 1/2 cups dried apple slices (lightly sprinkled with cinnamon or plain slices) 1 cup chopped pecans or …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Home & Garden

My House is too Small..Why be Hospitable?

My house is too small.  They won’t have a place to park.  The carpets are always dirty.  Sit on the floor?  Are you kidding me?  I can’t cook.  What if I run out of things to say…… Why be hospitable?  Do people even need your …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Recipe Box

Show Me How: The Culinary Trinity

Since much of the great foods I know about contain this famous trinity, I’ll mention them first.  As a base for great sauces, roux or as a general flavoring, the onion, bell pepper and celery add depth and richness to anything they touch. Onions Onions …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

Grace-Full Living Mentoring Mentoring Series

Love of Friends

How precious and tender was their visit and I steal away in my reverie to that day to enjoy the memories.  Friends across the miles, friends that once were a moment away now a thousand miles of prairie and pavement, a thousand miles of hopes …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

Grace-Full Living Mentoring Mentoring Series

Fragrance of My Day

I sit this morning on my front porch and welcome the soft breeze that bathes me and the sunshine  that reminds me how His mercies have met me once again with the dawning of this day. Spring has finally arrived and we who have lived …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Breads Recipe Box

Jan’s Apple Bread

3 eggs, beaten 1 and 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut oil 1 T. vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 t. baking soda 1 t. cinnamon 1 and 1/2 cups dried apple slices (lightly sprinkled with cinnamon or plain slices) 1 cup chopped pecans or …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

At Home Recipe Box

Show Me How: Dehydrating 101–A is for Apple, B is for Breadcrumbs

People dehydrate for lots of reasons–to prepare for a rainy day, to preserve a harvest from the garden, to create a gift from their kitchen or to store large amounts of food in a small place.  All of those reasons apply to me. That little …

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.