Saturday, December 6, 2008

Biblical Homekeeping Notebook

During the week and a half prior to our trip to CA I spent every free hour that I had creating a Biblical Homekeeping Notebook for my friend Michelle as a Wedding gift. It was basically 55 pages of writings, tips, and advice on a wide range of topics pertaining to being the keeper of the home. Of course...I forgot to take a picture of it when it was complete. :o) Maybe I'll get a couple pictures of it next Summer when we go to visit again. You can almost see it in this picture that I got of Michelle after I gave her the book. It turned out beautifully! I included things such as tips and advice on Bible study, Biblical womanhood, keeping a budget, cleaning, menu planning, cooking, organizing, frugal living, money saving ideas, and about a zillion other things. I used many scrapbooking embellishments and photos of her and her new husband. Someday I would love to turn the overall idea into a book. I plan to give one to all my Christian newlywed friends and family members in the future. I've already had two requests! :) I had a lot of fun putting it together - I just wish I had come up with the idea *months* before the actual Wedding rather than a week and a half! I could have spent much more time writing, which I love to do. It was a bit stressful trying to get it all completed in that short amount of time. I think she enjoyed the gift though, and I pray that she is blessed by it in the upcoming years.

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4 comments:

  1. The little old mom who lived in a shoeDecember 6, 2008 at 5:19 PM

    What a wonderful idea. You are so creative... and what a thoughtful gift. Those are things I'm just figuring out after I've been married for 10 years. Your friend will so be blessed to have that book at her fingertips. I would definitely love to see pictures. Maybe you need to get making another one... Just what you want to do after the rush of the last one, huh? ha ha

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  2. that is such a great idea! you gave the priceless treasure of yourself with that gift.

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  3. His Handmaiden LauraDecember 6, 2008 at 6:05 PM

    That is a great idea! In fact I would love to hear more in depth in what you put in it. I would love to be able to make something like that for my friends also.Blessings,Laura

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  4. Wow, you are so sweet!!I believe she'll be blessed by it. Wonderful heart you have Shaina!!

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