Give because you want to touch someone’s heart. Put your creative twist on every gift, so the receiver knows they have a special place in your heart. … Read More Love Offerings
There are dozens of things to do during this down time in Quarantine! Be Creative! Be that fun mom who lets the kids get dirty and make things! … Read More Boredom To Delight: The Troll Village
This past Sunday, my husband invited two new families from our church home with us for the afternoon. I rushed home, searching through the pantry… I had 3 cans of Tuna Fish on hand, and flour tortillas. With very basic ingredients, we were able to feed 3 families a delicious, casual meal of tuna roll ups, soup and salad, with Tasty Cakes for Dessert.… Read More Hospitality: How to Cut the Costs of Entertaining
We get water in the basement every time a flash flood comes. So I drew out a sketch, and today Mom and I dug out canals and put in drainage pipes to get the rain water to flow out to the alley instead of into our basement.
… Read More Good Old Fashioned Hard Work
Although not done for religious reasons, our family nearly always eats fish on Friday. In Arkansas, our fish came to us without monetary cost, we simply caught it in the Little Red River. Our freezer always overflowed with the catch of the weekend. Now that we are city-folk in PA, we must buy our fish at the market. Not only do we not have time to fish, the fish in the local rivers are fraught with mercury and toxins. … Read More Friday Fun Facts
At the least beautiful moments of my life, I have been encouraged by strangers. Embarrassing times. Times when I feel that I have utterly failed. One such stranger uttered a small phrase, “This too, shall pass.”… Read More Unsuspected Encouragement
The founder called on her fellow cooking friends online to make and send home-baked goodies to our troops overseas once a month. At least 1,000 blogger/bakers like me make treats and ship them to deployed military persons each month.… Read More Cooks Who Care: A Monthly Service Project
It would seem that there are no longer moral absolutes in this great Country. Sins are deemed neutral acts, and “civil rights.” … Read More The Victory
The Devil hates simplicity in my life, because he knows the power, joy, and peace that it would bring to me.… Read More Sweet Simplicity
The Residents of the Golden Living Nursing Home have been looking outside at this dull, colorless area for years and years. Well, NO MORE!
… Read More Project on Day 18: Transforming A Patio