The Lord gave me one of the greatest promises of His Word after a very painful time in our family’s life – HOPE. True, God-Hope was drenching me as I slowly began my “rise to the surface”. Hope has carried me through these past eleven years. This past summer, another family crisis struck. This one… [Read More]
Sharpshooter loves the show on NatGEO called “Doomsday Preppers”. He has our grandson watching it too and when the two of them are together they talk about bug out bags and bunkers and lots of other things that are foreign to my vocabulary! “Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for… [Read More]
Sus’ Butternut / Pumpkin Zuppa 1 medium-sized butternut squash – peeled and cubed 1 can of pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) 1 can of evaporated milk 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 4 T. butter 1 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. all-purpose flour 1 big veggie or chicken bouillon cube,… [Read More]
I am old enough to remember the song, Tiptoe Through the Tulips. And, I remember that horrid rendition by Tiny Tim…..I think it’s important to keep in mind that I AM old enough to remember these things – because way back when, life seemed simpler and far less complicated. Mom’s were Mom’s, either stay-at-home Mom’s or working… [Read More]
Entered the gates this week – there is NO doubt in my mind that he heard the words he longed to hear, “Well done, My good and faithful servant, enter into My eternal rest!” Some of my fond memories of J.C. are: his love for people his wood-working talent his generosity his faithfulness his kindness… [Read More]
When I used to watch Oprah (before I got convicted not to) I always liked her “favorite things” shows. I would think how blessed that audience was to have been there at just the right time! I have a lot of favorite things and I’m starting to get even more now that Pinterest has been… [Read More]
My favorite holiday for many reasons. no gift expectations breaking bread giving thanks counting blessings family together the smells 4-day weekend God’s grace abundance and stuffing May your Thanksgiving celebration be filled with gratitude and joy. Rejoicing in Hope!
We love noodles! And, have never met a noodle we didn’t like! So, this soup was created anew this morning in our kitchen from a very old recipe I had in the recipe file. It is a chilly, blustery fall day with snow in the forecast for the “higher elevations on the western slopes” –… [Read More]