Black Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

The other day I was taking my friend Susan Christmas shopping and she asked me if we were making any chocolate chip cookies for Christmas. I told her I hadn't thought about it but that we could.  She said "Oh I would just love some homemade chocolate chip cookies!" ...

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Trust Me Enough

I recently sat in a small cramped doctor’s office with a girlfriend as she received the life-altering news that she has Parkinson’s Disease.  For all the possibilities she and I had talked about hearing that day, that was not one of them. As we listened to the doctor...

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Tasty Bookmarking

Happy Saturday friends! Are you having a beautiful autumn where you live?  Our temperatures dropped into the 70's during the day for about a week and a half lulling me into the I love fall mode.  Then WHACK this week Indian Summer returned with gusto bringing with it...

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Weekend RoundUP August 25, 2012

I love fall and it is quickly finding its way across the country.  In my neck of the woods the temperatures are falling at night into the low 60's.  How glorious for the inner child in me, who continues to regularly play with matches 🙂  And while my menopausal mind...

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Date-Nut Filled Cookies

For six years the Chief and I lived in Utah.  During that time my mom moved from Nebraska and joined us living in the Salt Lake City valley.  I say "valley" because the area is bordered by The Great Salt Lake on the north, the Oquirrh mountains on the west side and...

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S’mores for Sean

Walk Through The Bible In One Year Week 23 reading plan Psalm 40 through 80 Click on the colored link to read each day's scripture. Monday Psalm 40-46, Tuesday Psalm 47-54, Wednesday Psalm 55-61, Thursday Psalm 62-68, Friday Psalm 69-73, Saturday Psalm 74-77, Sunday...

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TWD:BWJ Hazel(not!) Biscotti

If you have been with me very long you will know how much I love baking with my Tuesdays With Dorie baking group.  We are baking every recipe in the book Baking with JULIA.  Every two weeks we bake the same recipe and blog about our experience and the results.  This...

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Weekend RoundUP June 30

I truly think Sarah Young's devotional Jesus Calling is one of the best I have ever read.  I like the idea of reading a snippet of a devotional early in the day and sometimes again during the day.  It helps me to stay focused on what is really important and let go of...

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Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza – Perfect for July 4th

Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza – Perfect for July 4th

The calendar tells me that we are only a few days away from the 4th of July.  Is that possible?  What happened to June? Summer 1/3 over? Is it only me that is having a hard time wrapping my head around July knocking at the door?  Whew!  Well, I had better get to...

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Weekend RoundUP June 16, 2012

As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him;” Psalm 103:13 NIV Father's Day weekend is here and there isn't a better time to rejoice in the fantastic family reunion we enjoyed this past week.  Our family of 36 started...

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