Famous Lion House Rolls

Famous Lion House Rolls

For 6 six years in the 1990’s we lived in Murray City, Utah. It is a wonderful place to live and work. Murray City is a suburb of Salt Lake City and part of that vast metro valley that is surrounded by the mountains of the Wasatch Range. It was at The Lion House in...

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How Control Freaks Let Go and Let God / Jeremiah 29

How Control Freaks Let Go and Let God / Jeremiah 29

I asked my husband, "Am I a control freak?" He said, "well, you are not a freak."  Then he went on to explain how he sees me as organized and that I like to be in control but not in a frreaky way. That wasn't really good enough for me to not call myself a control...

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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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Beef Burrito Casserole

Beef Burrito Casserole

We don't eat a lot of Mexican food.  I know, crazy, huh?  But by the time I start adding up flour tortilla carbs and calories, throw in some red meat and smother in cheese, well you probably get the idea!  But when The Recipe Girl  posted a "healthy version" of a...

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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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Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Apple Cinnamon Nut Bread

Once again I saw this recipe on Facebook and couldn't get it out of my mind!  Apples ... cinnamon ... nuts ... dates ...  oh my!  I added the nuts and dates  to the original recipe and I am so glad that I did.  I didn't have time to make it straight away so I moved...

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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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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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Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Brown Sugar Banana Bread

Do you have a favorite banana bread recipe?  I don't. At least I didn't until recently.  I've made a lot of banana bread through the years.  Mostly crumbly, sometimes overly dense, occasionally dry, and always leaving me wishing I just hadn't bothered. Then my friend...

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