October 2017. It started out a typical fall Sunday. Typical in that the weather was beautiful, cool, crisp, with the leaves turning glorious shades of orange, gold, and red. The unusual part of the day began with a visit to a church about 25 miles from our home. My friend attends church at The Rock and suggested we come for a visit.The morning worship was inspiring and the … [Read more...] about 10 Days In The Land of Jesus, Day 1 and 2!
Sometimes I just make myself so mad! I made this luscious, creamy, sweet and tart pie in March when our friends Maribeth and John came to dinner. (Note: St. Patrick's Day celebration tablecloth!) But did I take time to share it with you? 😳 Uh, no. Fast forward 2 months. I can blame my sharing error on a fast and furious spring -- but I'll bet you can say the same … [Read more...] about No Bake Layered Lemon Pie
Am I the only cook on the planet who hasn't heard of Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole? Apparently, when it comes to church food Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole has been a hit for a long, long time! My friend, Lila, made this casserole for a Community Bible Study fellowship lunch this spring. At first, I thought I must have just been really, really, hungry because I couldn't get … [Read more...] about Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
Hi! I am just stopping by for a quick second to share this guest post I did for Christian Camp Pro! Link: What's For Dinner??This is a blog post about food planning for a reunion, retreat, or even a party in your home. Just some practical tips and some of my favorite recipes we have served at our family reunion!What a blessing it was to join Old … [Read more...] about Guest Post For Christian Camp Pro!
It's been a fun few days since I blogged about my blue nails. If you missed it, check it out here! Thursday morning, after the blog post, my friend Bonnie arrived at Community Bible Study sporting fabulous blue nails in honor of my blog post and our friendship! So fun! Thank you, sweet Bonnie!It wasn't long after we finished Bible study on Thursday that I … [Read more...] about Fun Colors of Spring and Oven-Roasted Carrots
It all started out innocently enough. I was sitting in my usual chair at the nail salon. I say "usual" because every 3 weeks for the past 3 years Viet has manicured and polished my fingernails. I flipped through the basket of nail colors not really expecting to make a change from the palette of pinks or reds that are my norm.A murmur of voices filled the air as three … [Read more...] about Peer Pressure Is No Respecter of Age
Do you make cabbage rolls? You know, the cabbage leaf stuffed with cooked meat, rice, onions, and seasonings? Cabbage "rolls" are popular among Europeans and traditionally served among the Jewish on Simchat Torah. I've read that stuffed cabbage is said to have entered Jewish cooking some 2,000 years ago. Recipes vary depending on region; Romanians and northern Poles prefer … [Read more...] about Cabbage Roll Casserole
Happy Easter! Christ has risen! Christ has risen indeed! Easter is my favorite holiday of the year. Spiritually, Good Friday is always heavy for me with the reminder that Christ died an awful death on a Roman cross for sins he did not commit so I can be forgiven for the sins I do commit. Nothing fair about it for Jesus and full of grace and mercy for me. But, Sunday's coming … [Read more...] about Christ Has Risen! Happy Easter 2018
If you have been a part of My Daily Bread Body and Soul very long you will know that I adore making bread. I like eating it but even more, I like making it! I was in Japan a few years ago on vacation and I don't remember bread ever being served. And what about the Japanese restaurants where I've never eaten bread?Recently I saw a post for Milk Bread from The Brown Eyed … [Read more...] about Japanese Milk Bread
That's right. You heard me. Avocado BROWNIES.My initial reaction was, "gross... I have to try these!" And when I did, they were surprisingly fudgy and delicious!I have mentioned before how I have an addiction to chocolate. I'm not kidding... chocolate addiction is very real and very serious, kids. Indulge responsibly. I'm on the road to recovery, but after … [Read more...] about Avocado Brownies
Can I just say, “Wow?!" Have you ever been to the Oasis Christian Center and Retreat in Kentucky? I had not even heard of it until I was invited to join a Community Bible Study leadership retreat a few weeks ago.I knew before I even left the center that I wanted to share this little place on earth with you, my faithful readers!My sous-chef dish-washing mom and I … [Read more...] about A Sweet & Peaceful Retreat – Oasis Christian Center & Retreat
I used to really, really like to clean my house. I loved starting with some dusty shelves, really shine them up, standing back and feeling totally satisfied with a job well done. 👏Mopping floors? No problem! Love it! The nice clean smell when it was all done and the beautiful hardwood and shiny tile and that revealed my hard work. I cannot tell you exactly when the … [Read more...] about Clean My House or Make Alice’s Delicious Broccoli Salad?
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. However, this week we got her to open up more because she was the only one. Since Valentine's Day is coming … [Read more...] about Valentine DIY
Today is my Sous-chef Dish-washing mom's 87th birthday! I am thrilled to dedicate this blog post to her. She was born in 1931 during the Great Depression and her mother and father lived in Omaha, Nebraska. Her father died when she was young and she and her sister, Mary, were taken to an orphanage shortly afterwards. She spent many years in the Nebraska Children's Home … [Read more...] about Hummingbird Cake for Alice’s 87th Birthday
When I posted about the Edible Nashville Farm Dinner, several of you were asking about how to get tickets for the next one. They have just released the dates for the 2018 Farm Dinners and you're invited! I hope you can attend one of these fabulous feasts hosted by Edible Nashville. But hurry! Tickets go fast!Here are the links to purchase tickets:April 21, … [Read more...] about 2018 Farm Dinners!