Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I've been cooped up at home with mono for the past three days,  so with all that free time, I've cooked up quite a few recipes I'm excited to share (avocado brownies being my favorite)!!! But today I'm sharing homemade hummus!  I love hummus with pita chips or celery sticks and carrots.  It's a great healthy…

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Edible Nashville Farm Dinner

On October 21st I was privileged to participate in Edible Nashville's second Farm Dinner.  It was a gorgeous, picture perfect day to appreciate the untainted countryside at Katharos Farm in Columbia Tennesee. I was invited to help with this fantastic feast because I had emailed the editor, Jill Melton, about possible opportunities with the magazine.  She…

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Candy Corn Popcorn Cake
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Candy Corn Popcorn Cake

  It's that time of year when all things turn orange, and I am not just saying that because I live in the very orange state of Tennessee! Recently we had some little-people visitors and I wanted to give them a treat before they left for home.  I was thinking of something not-too-sugary but still fun to…

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Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples

When Abby shared some of her favorite things of fall, I knew it was time for me to put a pot of apples on the stove.  Apples are plentiful this time of year in the United States.  Not only are they available at farmers markets but even the grocery stores are selling from new crops.…

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Undeserved and Unmerited Favor

In June, after a 2-year battle with cancer my ex-husband, David Anderson passed away.  David and I married one month after I graduated from high school.  For 14 years we were married and  blessed with 2 sons. Divorce was unchartered territory in David's family and mine.  Through the years we stayed in touch.  A catch-up phone…

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Sausage and Cheese Biscuit Cups

Last week I was blessed and privileged to spend a few "retreat" days with ten incredible women of God.  These women have all been called by God to serve in the ministry of Community Bible Study and it was so evident to me that they each walk closely with God.  Wow, did we have an awesome experience!…

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Vegan Dark Chocolate

This is my initiation post, so I thought it would be fitting to share a couple of things about myself.  First of all, I really like eating healthy.  I love working out and running and eating well because it makes me feel good.  Second, I REALLY love chocolate.  Especially DARK chocolate.  Almost anything with chocolate…

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Award-Winning Pralines and Cream Banana Pudding

If you enter the National Banana Pudding contest and win third place instead of first place ... is it still "Award-Winning" banana pudding? It all started a long time ago when I moved from Nebraska to Tennessee.  Whenever talking food I would often hear ...  "oh! Banana Pudding!  Yum!"  Then I tasted it in a…

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Welcome Abby Hughes!

I am so excited to write to you today and share some exciting news that I've kept under wraps for a little while now.  I want to welcome Abby Hughes and introduce her as my new blogging partner! Abby is as beautiful inside as she is outside.  She is a graduate of Bob Jones University…

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Let The Little Children Come

When is the last time you read a Facebook post that just took your breath away?    Or how about one that brought you to happy tears?  This is exactly what happened to me the other day when I saw a post by my niece, Jaeme. Jaeme is a 30-something, wife, mother of three, business…

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Morning Prayer and Evening Dinner

Recently I had the privilege of spending time with my friend Sharron and staying overnight in her lovely home on Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee!  After a wonderful night of sleep, I woke to this beautiful sunrise.  My iPhone didn't take as good a picture as my camera would have but all-in-all not bad for a…

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