Way back when when I was a Pampered Chef Lady, I earned a stoneware gingerbread house mold. My oldest two daughters, the only kids at that time, were 2 years old and 4 years old. That was the first year we made a gingerbread house. We have made one every year since- with the exception… Continue reading A Recipe for Christmas Fun
Food is essential to romance. Regardless of where the food comes from- a fancy restaurant, a cool dinner, or from home. The old saying "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" has a lot of truth to it. I don't know many women who are impervious to a man who cooks for… Continue reading Gratin Dauphinois- The Best Potatoes!
Today is the day! You can find the book on Amazon This is my first fiction book to self-publish and I am excited to see how this goes. All Dixie ever wanted was a home in the country with a family of her own. That dream was shattered when her husband left the day after… Continue reading Release Day! A Marine for Christmas is LIVE!
As I promised, this is the over reveal! Well, sort of- I have two covers and you get to vote on your favorite! #1 #2 Leave your choice in the comments!
See Video Here During the Christmas season when we focus on celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, I can’t help but think of the Crucifixion as well. They are inseparable, without either one there would be no salvation and redemption. Growing up in church I was told many times how God gave His… Continue reading Mary- Did You Know
As I spoke about in a previous post, the children are given a new ornament each year. I try to buy the ornaments while on our summer vacations, but to be honest that is hard to do sometimes. If I was content with buying a mass produced ornament at a big box store it would… Continue reading DIY Keepsake Ornaments
When Cheyenne was about 3, a wonderful lady shared about buying ornaments for her grandchildren to hang on the "cousins tree" in her house. Each Christmas the cousins would all come over and were given a new ornament to go on the tree and would then decorate the tree with ornaments from years past. I… Continue reading Ornaments, Tradition, & Tapestries
I love Christmas time- I have a desire to bake, cook, clean, decorate, and wrap gifts tied up with lots of ribbon that sparkles that I am just unable to suppress. I do get some help from the kids, but mostly its just me and I love it. Tony enjoys my creations, especially those emerging… Continue reading Simple Beauty- Christmas Decorating on the Farm
During the Christmas season when we focus on celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, I can’t help but think of the Crucifixion as well. They are inseparable, without either one there would be no salvation and redemption. For many years I pondered on Mary, what it must have been like for her. The… Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?
As the holidays approach, life can really get complicated. Add in blended families and divorced parents and it can be a real mine field. So I am going to offer something that, I hope will make your holiday what you hope for. Sit quietly and think about what memories you would like to make with… Continue reading Divorce & The Holidays