Author Archives: Sylvia

About Sylvia

Sylvia is the owner of the Christian HomeKeeper Network website and ministry. She and her husband Mark live in Tennessee. They are the parents of 5 children and grandparents to three so far. They have homeschooled since 1990. Sylvia is a Christian and enjoys mentoring women, writing articles for several magazines, gardening, Bible study and creating a peaceful holy home. Follow Sylvia on Google+ or check out her 21st Century HomeKeeper podcasts on the Preparedness Radio Network.

Time To Brine The Turkey

I’ve been brining our Thanksgiving turkey for about 6 years now.  It makes a delicious, tender, juicy bird. And its not difficult to do! Here are instructions and some brine recipes for you to use this year.   
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The 21st Century Is Back!

I am so happy to announce that The 21st Century Homekeeper is back on the air, thanks to Miller’s Grain House and Prepare Magazine.
I sure hope you will join me for The 21st Century Homekeeper radio program.  My show airs … Continue reading

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Homemade Votive Holders

All you need are some of those little gourds that look like pumpkins, a small sharp knife and a votive candle. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prep – My Lists

Here are all my daily lists for preparing for Thanksgiving. I’ve gathered them together from all over this site so you can use them if you want to.  The lists start on Friday, November 20th and go through Thanksgiving Day, … Continue reading

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Spice Mixes You Can Make

These mixes are easy to make and store.  I prefer to buy ingredients and make things like mixes myself instead of paying someone else to make them. Plus, you can determine what goes in to your mixes, you don’t need … Continue reading

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Cream Of Soup Recipes

Here are three recipes to replace those cream of soups in your cooking.
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A Free Thanksgiving Planner For You!

I am giving away my Free Thanksgiving Planner to everyone who comes here to get it. Its 44 pages long and contains:
Brief History of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Games
4-Week Thanksgiving Planner and Devotionals
Article: “The Danger of Unmet Expectations”
Devotional: “Renew My Strength, Lord”
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Fast and Furious Fall Cleaning – Living Room

The living room or den is the room where a family does most of their, well…. living. Its a busy room and takes a lot of wear and tear. So, it can usually stand a good cleaning any time you … Continue reading

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