She doesn’t mind the up close and personal. Though she really, really, really wants that Strawberry Shortcake, she will wait patiently. She lets us put boots on her. ……and stick Scooby whistles in her mouth. She’s not really a boozer. She lets us wrap her up like a baby. She LIKES to wear ties. Doesn’t… Read More 14 Reasons our dog is A.W.E.S.O.M.E.
Drop everything and make this salad now. Throw the rest of your groceries out the window. You won’t need them after you make this. Trust me. It’s that good. I’ve said it before…most of my recipes are easy, simple, and the ingredients are interchangeable. There are some things…cakes, cookies, pies, etc. that need to be… Read More Chicken Fruit Nut Salad-Recipe
I was the kind of kid who knew what she wanted out of life. Big House, husband, amazing marriage, four kids-two girls and twin boys specifically. As I grew so did my dreams…a house full of kids, those whom my own brought home from school, from church, from the neighborhood was among the top of… Read More Our Story-Choosing Joy After Grief
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It’s one of the most random things, but I absolutely love towns. Especially tiny little villages where people live and work and experience community together. When we travel I absolutely love passing through towns and villages of all kinds, and of all the hamlets we’ve seen in our sojourns, there is nothing like small villages… Read More Kingfield, Maine and Carrabassett Coffee
Update! Here’s the shirt…forgive the updo…or rather up-don’t….it’s one of those “i have 19,000 things to do and time to do 10 of them and my hair is the last thing to get any attention paid to it kind of days”. Dear Whoever invented those little hair clip things: Thank you. I have personally put… Read More I Accidentally Bought a $61.00 Shirt
Check out this video for help with multiplication facts! It’s a little long, but effective!
After my Pear-A-Palooza event today, I wanted an easy dinner. So when Jeremy got home from the office I handed him (nicely and with much love…..) a package of hamburger and a plate of fresh green beans for burgers and grilled green beans on the grill. He’s nice like that. I also, though wanted a great… Read More 3 Ingredient Poached Pears-Recipe
I visited a local Fruit and Vegetable Stand, and on my way home stopped at Tony’s Meat Market, yesterday afternoon. I came home with some killer deals from both places. Which means…..today was food preservation day. Freezing and canning, canning and freezing. It also meant that my brain decided to wake up at 5:30 this… Read More Pear-A-Palooza and Other Food Storage How-To Activities Because What Else Is There To Do At 6:00 a.m.?
The idea started like this: Me: “We’ve been trying to think of a way to get our church up here. But we can’t figure out how.” My mom: “Well, I’ve been thinking….” And there it began. My parent’s church, of which my dad is the newish pastor (like a year or so), is the same… Read More Road Trip Part 1-Maine Missions Project