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Words for my Daughter as she turns 16….

Today is a red-letter day in our family...my oldest daughter turns 16. And while that makes me feel old, after all, there were only 20 candles in the box and only FOUR left when I was done making her cake, I have thought long and hard about the words I want to put on paper [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:30+00:00January 8th, 2016|Encourage Me, Faith|5 Comments

A Delicious Fall Dinner Recipe….

Sometimes I forget that the things I share on our dinner table are as delicious as they are until I take a picture and post it on my FB wall. Have you ever had that happen? We look forward to this meal every year, and this year, when I made it and posted it my [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:32+00:00November 6th, 2015|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy|4 Comments

Boosting Your Immune and Respiratory System….

Did you know that there are many common sense ways to support your immune system and your respiratory system through the colder months? This is an area our family has learned a lot on the last few years, and I am always passionate about sharing it with others who might be where we were back [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:32+00:00November 4th, 2015|Heal, Young Living Essential Oils|4 Comments

Choosing Thankfulness….

It is November. And what does that mean around here? For us, as a family, we devote a few minutes each day to talking about the many things that we are thankful for in our lives. I strongly believe that teaching your children to find the extraordinary in the every day things fosters a spirit [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:33+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Adoption, Encourage Me, Faith|Comments Off on Choosing Thankfulness….

Harvesting Sunflowers for Snacking

I always get lots of questions from folks about why we grow so many sunflowers. There are lots of reasons, but two of the biggest are: Its a lot of reward for a little effort, and the results are VERY tasty. :D This year we grew giant sunflowers from an heirloom seed, and even I, [...]

By |2015-10-19T08:48:18+00:00October 19th, 2015|Cook, Fast and Easy, Snacks or Sweets|1 Comment

Thankful on a Thursday….

Today is the first, real crisp Fall day I have seen. So far everything has been gorgeous and beautiful, and warm weather, with a few nippy nights. It has been a really tough year. Honestly. Aren't I always honest with you? (don't answer that. :D ) I was thinking yesterday, as I looked back over [...]

By |2015-10-15T09:40:22+00:00October 15th, 2015|Encourage Me, Faith|5 Comments

Its Harvest Time again……and each year it just reminds me…

Yep. Its harvest time again. The fields have gone from dark and dead to large parcels of combed earth....very much reminding me of how the Handy Hubby's hair looks in contrast to when he gets up vs when he leaves for work in an hour or so. Nice orderly combed rows where the combine has [...]

By |2015-10-12T05:00:43+00:00October 12th, 2015|Encourage Me, Faith|Comments Off on Its Harvest Time again……and each year it just reminds me…

When you KNOW what’s coming….

As the long warm days of summer pass and the shorter, crisper days of Fall greet me each morning, I am reminded that all too soon we will be watching carefully who comes into our home, staying at home when we are struggling with illnesses, and considering carefully how much exposure to illness we will [...]

Coconut Pecan Raisin Breakfast Muffins

Its that time of year when it is lovely outside, cool, crisp, enjoyable to spend time puttering around the house. It is also the time that I love to take the chill off the house in the morning by baking something nutritious and filling for my family. Everyone loves a simple, solid, and delicious muffiin [...]

By |2020-09-10T01:27:33+00:00October 5th, 2015|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Uncatergorized|1 Comment

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