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About gracioushomeliving

Welcome to her Little Ways, my blog dedicated to gracious home living. I invite you to join me as I chronicle our daily happenings that nurture my faith and family, heart and home as I strive to do ordinary tasks with extraordinary love.

On Motherhood…

“When I come to the end of my rope, God is there to take over.”  UNKNOWN It has been a bit of a trying day around here.  My little ones are out of sorts because Daddy is away on business.  … Continue reading

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Finding My Way

This past week, I was inspired to make some changes. Changes to this blog…changes to my home…changes within myself. And although this blog is new, I am not new to blogging.  (In fact, yesterday was the two-year anniversary of my … Continue reading

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Celebrating Love

All this week, I have linked up with Monica over at The Homespun Heart for her “Make Your Home a Haven week”, but since either Blogger or her own computer is having difficulty posting updated blogs, I decided to join … Continue reading

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Home as a Haven Bloggers

(As I am having serious camera issues of late (grr), I have decided to forgo a traditional post today, and rather, provide you with a list of some of my favorite blogs. Each of these women strive to make their … Continue reading

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Tis the Gift to be Simple

“Simple Gifts” was written by Elder Joseph Brackett while he was at the Shaker community in Alfred, Maine in 1848. Sometimes referred to as a Shaker hymn or work song, it is actually a dance song and referencing religious freedom. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Fall at Home

For Day 2 of “Making our Home a Haven” I thought I would share with you a few of the ways that I celebrate the changing of the seasons at our home. Please feel free to link up with us … Continue reading

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Making Home a Haven

This week I am linking up with Monica at The Homespun Heart to share the different ways that I try to make my home a haven for both my husband and our children.  Today, we are sharing ways that we … Continue reading

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Chocolate Banana Bread

As the weather turns cooler, I begin to bake more breads and sweets to enjoy with a warm cup of afternoon tea or hot cup of coffee in the morning.  I especially love quick breads that use banana or pumpkin.  … Continue reading

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Last Spring, our daughter’s dance teacher at the local community center, approached me about enrolling her in private tap and ballet lessons.  So, this Fall, our six-year old daughter began the study of tap and ballet at Miss Tauna’s dance … Continue reading

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Beautiful Borders and Boundaries

Currently, I’m reading LIVING SPACES, Bringing Style and Spirit to Your Home authored by Marlee LeDai.  It is an easy read that invites the reader to tour their own home, room by room, inside and out, looking for opportunities to … Continue reading

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