You could always count on my Aunt Kathie to bring the winning dish to just about every family gathering. My mom was quick to jot down the recipe every time! This dessert has been a family favorite since I was a little girl. Once my mom had a minister from our church over for dinner. She served this
Archive for July, 2012
Having been a pastor’s wife, an RA in college, and almost always an oldest sister…I was used to having people come to me. It was very unfamiliar territory to be the one going to someone else. Unfamiliar, but also an amazing relief. Peggy took me under her wing from the moment we arrived in Texas
These incredibly healthy, hearty, and fiber-packed homemade granola bars have become a staple in our house and pretty much my go-to breakfast and snack most days of the week. There’s a lot of versatility to the recipe, as well, so you can combine your favorite ingredients and even freeze a few batches
On the outside, everything seemed fine. I had a happy marriage, healthy three-year-old daughter and new baby baking. My husband had a great job, and I was able to fulfill my dream of being a stay-at-home mom. Yes, it appeared to be all bliss. Inside, I was dying. I was stuck in a real hell. I cried
The first time my dad taught me a lesson on giving away was horrible. He felt like I had too many things. I was eight and didn’t agree. But he was in charge and said make your giveaway pile. So in an attempt to convince him I didn’t have too much stuff, I spent all day long re-organizing my room.
Acts 3: 1-11 tells the story of a man who usually sat at the Temple gate called “Beautiful” to beg for provisions. On this particular day, Peter and John were entering the Temple from that very gate and the man asked them for a handout. He might as well have been the beggar at the street corner. Peter
Cookies for breakfast? my four-year-old’s eyes lit up at the offer. The truth is, they’re healthy cookies – full of protein and fiber. I have been making this great snack since a nutritionist handed the recipe out to my 3rd grade class. It was in a packet of healthy snack recipes, and quickly became