Theresa has been married to John for 24 years, we have 10 children and three grandchildren. Five of our children are still being homeschooled, the youngest is in third grade. I'm a blessed child of God. I love everything about homemaking! Joyous Home was started in 2007 to encourage homemaking!

Make Better Vegetable Beef Soup From Scratch

We love soup from scratch! Homemade soup is easy, repeat that phrase. I don’t think we’ve had canned soup for 15 years, it’s just too simple to make your own from scratch. Many soups are incredibly easy, but I’ll focus this post on how to Make Better Vegetable Beef Soup from Scratch! Note: I cook for …

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Spicy Cheese Bacon Tarts

If you need a tasty mini appetizer for a party, these Mini Bacon and Cheese Tarts are great. Because of the size, they can be time consuming, so you can make up the batter and put the pie crust in the tart pans the day before your party.  For this recipe I used 3 different types …

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Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern Video

Welcome beginning knitters!  Today, I’m sharing my video on how to make this Easy Pattern Knit Dishcloth. There are no step-by-step pictures outside of the video. I did include the key and pattern instructions below the video.  For a beginning knitter, I actually started with a doll pattern because it’s what I needed to do last …

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