Out of the Shadows, writing

The Way To A Man’s Heart

Southern Women love their food and the men are no different. Brett is the embodyment of a southern woman and she loves to cook- so much so she made a career out of it. Here's just a bit about that southern cooking. “Holy crap! You startled me!” she yelled then laughed.  “Don’t you make any… Continue reading The Way To A Man’s Heart

Faith, Parenting, Serious Saturdays

How You Can Help Say “NO” to Exploiting Children

If you could do one small thing that would shut a child pornography ring down- would you do it? I've compiled some facts and done a little math for you this week. There's two parts to this post: The role of child pornography in the sexual abuse of children. One thing we can do to… Continue reading How You Can Help Say “NO” to Exploiting Children

All Year Round

Leo’s Cajun Corner

If you are looking for local eats with a Cajun flair- Leo’s Cajun Corner is the place!  You know you are in the right kind of place when you pull up and you can see the smoker going and wood piled all around. This shop is small but packs big flavor.  They offer ribs, brisket,… Continue reading Leo’s Cajun Corner

island life, writing

So, I did a Thing…

I wrote a book. Yep, a whole book. Now, I am a writer and I have the rejection letters to prove it! For real, I really have finished a manuscript, it's a romance. Now before you go rolling your eyes- everybody loves a romance and a happy ending. The posts I make on our anniversary… Continue reading So, I did a Thing…

For The Medicine Cabinet, Herbs, Homemaking

Making Medicine At Home

For a live video go to Hollyberry Herb Farm on Facebook An Herbal Tincture is a method of preserving the medicinal attributes of an herb in such a way will allow you to use the herbs long after their season is gone.  As I have said before, the more herbs you eat, the healthier you… Continue reading Making Medicine At Home

Faith

How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy

As I was talking with my therapist the other day, we were discussing how I, as an individual, and we, Tony & I, are in a really good place.  I agreed and mentioned that we were a little anxious in moments that the "other shoe was going to drop."  She stated that we can never… Continue reading How To Keep Fear Out of Your Joy