DIY Sea Salt Scrub

DIY Sea Salt Scrub

I am back at my desk after some fun in the sun down south.  No matter how great a vacation is, coming home to one's own bed is wonderful! I try to be content wherever I happen to be, but I absolutely love being home. Do you find you are most settled at...

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Valentine DIY

Valentine DIY

I co-teach the kindergarten Sunday School class with my boyfriend, Tim.  We usually have a plethora of personalities to keep us busy, but this week a lot of people were sick.   We only had one little girl named Amelia.  She's as sweet as can be and usually really shy....

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Jack Bac Jam for Holiday Gift Giving

Jack Bac Jam for Holiday Gift Giving

Buckle up and hold on because this meat sauce recipe is going to take you over mounds of bacon and onions and right down sugar-lane filled with sweet maple syrup and a beautifully rich balsamic vinegar! Last year at this time I suggested DIY Homemade Vanilla Extract...

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Sugar Cookies In A Fun Bouquet

My sous chef dish-washing mom and I belong to a garden club. By the very nature of "garden" club one might think we are gardeners.  That would be wrong.  We like plants, we have both toyed with growing a flowering plant or two, but gardeners we are not. We do have...

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Oh Say Can You See … Our American Flag

Oh Say Can You See … Our American Flag

From the time the Chief, my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I moved to the country in the hills of middle Tennessee, we have wanted to fly an American flag on our property.  As time went by we talked about it but never did anything about it.  Until now. Enter The DIY...

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DIY Crackers

DIY Crackers

Why in the world would anyone make homemade crackers? I'm bored.  No.  Absolutely no.   I am never bored. I'm curious.  Maybe. It's snowing and I just made Chili Soup and I have no soup crackers.  Bingo!  I didn't want to drive 10 miles on this road to get...

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DIY Better Than Starbucks Hot Chocolate

DIY Better Than Starbucks Hot Chocolate

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”  (which means, God with us). Matthew 1:23 My husband regularly receives Starbucks cards as gifts from friends and family. On a recent trip to New York he and our friend Russ were...

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DIY Homemade Vanilla – UPDATE and More!

DIY Homemade Vanilla – UPDATE and More!

Internet problems have kept me from blogging lately.  But this morning it looks like I have a little window of opportunity and I couldn't be happier about it! Speaking of happy -- do you ever have one of those days when your heart is just happy!  That is how I felt...

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Just In Thyme, Crispy Cheese Rounds

Just In Thyme, Crispy Cheese Rounds

Walking Through the Bible in One Year -- Bringing the Story to Life This weeks reading plan per day: Monday (Genesis 1-3) Tuesday (Genesis 4-7) Wednesday (Genesis 8-11) Thursday (Genesis 12-15) Friday (Genesis 16-18) Saturday (Genesis 19-21) Sunday (Genesis 22-24) In...

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