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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Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque

[ Trials and Temptations ] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.   James 1:2-3 NIV I have put off posting this Lobster Bisque recipe because I can't...

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While The Cats Away … Confessions Of A Sometimes Cook

While The Cats Away … Confessions Of A Sometimes Cook

So it seems I have just learned something new ....I cook for my husband. That's it. He is in New York and I'm not cooking.  Eating, yes.  Cooking, no. I told my sous-chef dish-washing mom that the refrigerator is loaded with left-overs, fresh vegetables and several...

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Homemade Chili Soup

Homemade Chili Soup

Last February I made Chili Soup with the intention of sharing my recipe with you. It's not that I don't think you have a Chili recipe, I'm mean, who doesn't? But, when I made this one it was so good I thought we should all have it in our winter soup arsenal. And then...

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Cream of Fresh Tomato Soup

A Time for Everything Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break...

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Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

Crock Pot Tomato Basil Soup

John 3:16 For God So Loved the World “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. ESV As Christians all over the world are preparing to celebrate Christ's resurrection on Sunday, March...

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Saturday’s Soup: Healthified Cheesy Potato Chowder

It's National Soup month! (Who knew?) We start eating soup the first week the weather turns a bit chilly and I try to make a different soup every week throughout the winter. Sometimes I repeat a soup, by popular request 🙂 but I like trying new recipes. I thought...

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Saturday’s Soup:  9 Can Vegetable Soup

Saturday’s Soup: 9 Can Vegetable Soup

I am a soup snob. There, I've said it and it is true. I don't like soup out of a can.  I never use to even eat soup, unless I made it myself. (Snob) Not Campbells, Progresso, just-like-home made, none of it. Then one day I received a newsletter from my health...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers & a Blog Tour Book Review

Today is the last day to register to win the audio book, Wrecked, When A Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life. I wrote a review for the book that you can check out here.  You will also find five different ways you can register to win the audio book.  Jeff...

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A Taste of Italy Lasagna Soup

It is soup season and I am dedicating this recipe and blog post to my sons, Cory and Chris.  When they were little guys, often times I would make Lasagna when we were having company.  After all, I usually needed something to make ahead of time and feed a crowd. Both...

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