Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Homemaking Cottage

Recently I was given the pleasure of a free week of the subscription Deluxe Edition of The Homemaking Cottage site to review. Shiloah Baker is the owner and editor of The Homemaking Cottage, but the articles are written by a group of freelance writers who are just normal homemakers! Shiloah is a homeschooling mother of 7 children and an experienced homemaker.

I was quite excited as this sounded like just my cup of tea! I'm an avid magazine reader and this site was like have all the back issues of a great homemaking magazine at my fingertips. More than a magazine subscription, it was a subscription to not only what is written this year, but to all that has ever been written! It was a pleasurable week pouring through the many articles, but there were so many more I never even got to read.

There is a lot to this website and a subscription is quite a bargain at $36, about what you would pay for a premium magazine. But remember...you get to read ALL the information written for the site. User receive 24 hour a day access to the over 891 original articles/recipes/crafts and 20% off anything in the website store. Here is a sample of the sections on the website:

Home & Garden
Back to Basics
Home Office
Self Reliance
Thrifty Living
Thrifty Shopping
Time Management
Kitchen & Cooking
Family Corner
Fair Lady
I spent most of my time in the Self Reliance section. This is a current interest of mine as my husband has asked me to help him get our family more prepared for emergency situations. The articles I read were not only informative, but practical. Plenty of wisdom to help me get started.

Shiloah was so kind to offer to let me give away on FREE subsubscription to the Deluxe edition to one of my readers! To enter, please leave a comment between now and midnight on Sunday, April 26. I will put your names in a hat and draw a winner next Monday, April 27, and post the winner here and notify them by email. Don't forget to provide a way for me to be able to contact you, either through your blog or an email address so that I can notify you if you win.

Even if you don't win the deluxe membership, be sure to visit the website, and consider purchasing a membership for yourself. I think you will love it.


fawndear said...

I've always loved Shiloah's blog and would love to win that subscription.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a great magazine, Jilly. :) Please enter me.