Spaghetti Squash has a very mild flavor and can be eaten just like pasta. It’s stringy texture resembles spaghetti noodles and easily replaces traditional pasta with a healthy veggie option. When it’s in season we frequently eat spaghetti squash. We have grown in in the garden in the past but probably won’t do it again.… Read More Baked Spaghetti Squash-How To
Bird watching is one of our families favorite hobbies. Be it backyard birds, raptors or otherwise, we just enjoy it. Watching off our backdeck the day after Christmas I noticed a bird just beyond our property. I couldn’t identify it, as it was quite far, but as soon as Jeremy saw it he knew. It… Read More Bird Sighting: Pileated Woodpecker
You may have noticed that on a few of our posts we include Amazon links (or others as the case may be, but for now it’s Amazon) as an option for purchasing products, books, resources we like and recommend. There’s a reason for that….everytime you purchase anything from an affiliate link from The Smallwood Parsonage… Read More Those Amazon Links….
I’ve seen these adult coloring books around for a while, but I never jumped on the bandwagon. After all….kids coloring books are just fine for me…trace the black lines first with marker and then color inside the lines with Crayola’s finest, right? Over Thanksgiving I discovered these adult coloring books. I have to admit, I’m… Read More Adult Coloring Books
May the peace of Christmas surround you, The hope of Christmas surprise you, The joy of Christmas embrace you. Merry Christmas. Love, The Smallwoods.
So here’s the scoop…we eat very little pasta-when we do it’s gluten free. Because of my autoimmune thyroid joy (not) gluten is on the naughty list for me. We try and eat whole foods. And sometimes you just need Chicken Parm. Am I wrong?? No. No I am not wrong. However, I’m also not reinventing… Read More Three Ingredient Chicken Parm (gluten free)
Anna in a nutshell: Bookshelves, Olive Garden and purple. Purple anything. Last year’s birthday was the big 13. It was a full on 13 day celebration that included lunch at the Olive Garden (always for birthdays) (for Anna’s birthday anyway); breakfast out with her dad; dress shopping with dad; two surprise sleepovers; a party and prayer… Read More Bookshelves and Cake
She is a blessing beyond what we could have imagined. A daily reminder of God’s grace. Of His handiwork. Of His blessing. Of His strength. Of His overwhelming power. Of the power of prayer. Of the power of community. 14 years ago at this moment we had arrived at the hospital, were awaiting the doctor’s arrival… Read More 14
Needing a quick Christmas gift? Stuck with needing some new ideas for Christmas snacks? These four ingredient homemade peanut butter cups are quick and easy, and you likely have everything you need already in the pantry. Package them in a cute little gift bag for giving away, a nice platter for presentation at a party… Read More Homemade Peanut Butter Cups-Recipe
So…we’re still new at this blogging thing, but we want to thank our followers and readers for spending some time with us during the day! We love our family and the things we do together! It’s great to be able to share our little piece of the world with others! Blessings to you this Holiday… Read More Thank you!