Author Archives: Sylvia

About Sylvia

Sylvia Britton is the owner of the Christian HomeKeeper website and ministry and began the ministry in 1997 when her husband brought home their first PC. She and her husband Mark live in Tennessee and are the parents of 5 grown children and grandparents to five so far. They homeschooled their five children from 1991 to 2016. You can follow Sylvia on Facebook or consider joining her Facebook Group called Christian Homekeepers and Like her official CHK Page on Facebook.

How I Decorate My Home and A Link

I have always enjoyed decorating my home for the seasons and I’ve used whatever I had on hand.  I sometimes pick up stuff at Goodwill or the Dollar Tree for decorating too but I change it around a lot to … Continue reading

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Collard Greens

I think I was about 20 years old before I ever ate collard greens. We just didn’t have them when I was growing up, though my Mother said her mother cooked them. I think my Dad didn’t like them and … Continue reading

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Elderberry Syrup Time!

The Elderberries are ripe and we’ve been picking them. Here’s my Elderberry syrup recipe. I’ve included the spices that I’ve been using in my Elderberry Syrup for a few years now.  We like it a lot!  In fact, I could … Continue reading

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A Fresh Perspective

 
 
 
He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God. – Abraham Kuyper

 
God has recently given me a friend.  I have several friends, some even close friends.  But this woman is different, she pushes me relentlessly toward God. And she … Continue reading

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Things I Would Tell the Young Me

You’ve seen lists like this.  But have you ever really put thought into making one yourself?  It has been really tough for me to do it but here is my list.  What is your list of five things you’d tell … Continue reading

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Ginger Tea For A Cold

Its cold and flu season again.  This is a tea that I drink all winter and its been on my website a very long time… except that in this version, I add some cayenne pepper to help your immune system … Continue reading

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Candied Orange Peel

Right after Christmas, when we have lots of citrus on hand, I start making candied orange peel. Its an old fashioned candy that folks used to make to keep from wasting the peel.  I like just plain orange peel, I … Continue reading

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Welsh Cakes

Last year I bought some Welsh Breakfast Tea from Tasha Tudor. Then, I made these yummy Welsh Cakes to go with it. It’s a perfect combination. Try some! Continue reading

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