Lessons From The Blueberry Bush / Luke 15:4-7

Lessons From The Blueberry Bush / Luke 15:4-7

My sweet, wonderfully talented husband is our Chief Gardener. From early spring until late fall he spends hundreds of hours outside digging in the dirt, planting, tending, weeding, feeding, and then finally harvesting a variety of the fruits of his labor. However,...

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Roasted Banana Bars and Christmas In July

Roasted Banana Bars and Christmas In July

Here I am showing off my new bakers half sheets with lids! It was Christmas in July at my house this week when this surprise gift arrived from my nephew Ryan.  At our recent family reunion Ryan brought four of these bad boys to use and was the envy of every cook in...

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Today I Made A Pie, Caramel Pecan Pie

Today I Made A Pie, Caramel Pecan Pie

Today I made a pie.  Now ordinarily this isn't blog-worthy news.  However, today it is.  You see, for the better part of the last 6 weeks I have traveled or been otherwise preoccupied and have spent very little time in the kitchen. To the person who...

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Whole-Wheat Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies

Whole-Wheat Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies

Have you ever heard the term "you can't out give a giver?"  That saying totally describes my neighbor and friend Gaye. Isn't she beautiful?  Imagine this -- she is even more beautiful "inside" and her love of God is unsurpassed. Recently I baked some fresh strawberry...

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Welcome Home Pecan Cobbler

Welcome Home Pecan Cobbler

However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love him— 1 Corinthians 2:9 NIV While the Chief was away last week in NYC, my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I ate...

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Popcorn Cake For Family and Friends

Popcorn Cake For Family and Friends

I received an email this evening from my friend Cheryl sharing this scripture. Just getting ready to write this blog post I decided these words are the perfect way to begin. Such powerful words to lean on! Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your...

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Peppermint Patties

Peppermint Patties

Jet-Puffed JUMBO Peppermint Mallows are back!  Why is this important to you? Because if you want to be the hit of the Christmas goodie parade you are going to want to use these super-charged, JUMBO peppermint-infused marshmallows to make some awesome Peppermint...

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Key Lime Cookies or What Goes Around Comes Around!

Key Lime Cookies or What Goes Around Comes Around!

Once upon a time we were sitting at a big oval table festively decorated for Thanksgiving.  The honored guests that day included friends and family.  After eating ourselves silly with roasted turkey, baked, ham, and all the trimmings I proudly began to serve the...

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Autumn’s Apple Crisp Pizza

Autumn’s Apple Crisp Pizza

Churches have long been known for a great place for recipe swapping.  Now, don't get your dander up, I'm not saying recipe swapping is the best function of a church 🙂 but it is a lovely by-product! A couple of weeks ago at our church small group meeting, my friend...

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