Today we celebrated Christmas Day, but for the past few days, weeks and months, we have been preparing ourselves and perhaps our family, especially for this day. For those of us who have lost someone special or grieving about difficult circumstances, this day can be harder to plan for or be excited about. It seems... Continue Reading →
A Special Christmas Surprise
I wanted to share with you all a special Christmas surprise that my husband and I have developed a taste for over the last two Christmases - Baked Camembert (pronounced Cam- em- bare)! I hope you come to love it! Some of you may be asking "What in the world is Camembert?" In simplest terms... Continue Reading →
Memorial Day Quotes
God bless the many who served and gave their lives for our country and for their family. I hope that you enjoy these Memorial Day Quotes today! Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected and handed... Continue Reading →
Calm in the Chaos – Choose A Silent Night!
I Need a Silent Night - Amy Grant "Keep going" seemed to be the theme of our family's life for many years. We didn't stop! This year for Christmas and as we begin 2021, we choose a silent night! He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;Psalm 46:10 Life Theme In the Past... Continue Reading →
These Are A Few of Our Favorite Things – Con’t
I sent out a blog post two days ago including "a few of our favorite things," of our family recipes! You can follow a link to the first half of this post here. I remember trying Sweet Potato Soufflé for the first time in the 1980's. It has always been my favorite way to eat... Continue Reading →
These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things!
What I Love To Make! Making our favorite dishes, is something I love to do around the holidays. I love cooking, baking and making a few special things that our family loves! Throughout the years, I am always asked to make them or send the recipe, so I will put the items on this post... Continue Reading →
I Miss The Days When: We Created, Gave and Invested
I miss the days when I Knew that our family would be at home for the holidays. I miss creating, giving and investing in time together! We Created Together Being creative, we decorated gingerbread houses for many years! By the way, here is a neat “how-to” video on gingerbread houses: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i8nI5m39p50 We baked, shaped and... Continue Reading →
Top 10 Ways to Prepare for the Holidays!
Planning for the Holidays As we are now into November, we have a few major holidays coming soon! It is easy to become very overwhelmed when it comes to planning and preparing. I find it easy to plan and break it down into bite-size pieces. This helps financially too, as our budgets can't always handle... Continue Reading →