He told me that a femivor was a homemaker ~
makes things from scratch~
... is a canner, lives simply and frugally, spins, knits, and is usually an educated women who chooses home and family over a career outside the home.
That describes much of what I strive to be in addition to wife and mother of course. These are all of the skills and more that Plain and Joyful Living strives to promote, share, support and encourage. A new word, femivore, that maybe we'll be hearing more often in the days to come.
Here are some links to read more.
And here's a link to the blog of the woman who wrote the book that recognized this trend:
(Because our internet isn't working at home, I have had to postpone the Handmade Holiday post until next Monday. If anyone else would like to add their blog to the Handmade Holiday page, please let me know.)