A few weeks ago a friend and good cook passed away. Henry Klumper peacefully passed away Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. Over the last 11 years, Henry and I have many cooking "chit-chats" Most of these conversations centered around cooking. Henry was easy to talk with, a good listener and could carry on meaningful conversations about … Continue reading Celebrating a Friend and Good Cook
I finished wrapping gifts at 3 am that Christmas morning. image credit:Gerard Gellinger at Pixabay I looked around somewhat in disgust as I realized that I had gone overboard once again... really overboard. There were gifts everywhere. And we only have two little ones. There has to be a better way to celebrate Christmas without … Continue reading Celebrating Jesus at Christmas
Is your heart prepared? "Live by the Spirit . . . The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control." Galatians 5:16,22-23 It seems that once we have finished with Thanksgiving, we are suddenly barreling headlong toward Christmas. At times it can feel like we're on a runaway … Continue reading Prepare for The Coming of the Lord
I like to watch Food Network as time allows, but mostly I listen to Food Network as I hover around the house. All the holiday food shows and competitions making Christmas baked goods, candy and confections piqued my interest. So, to my recipe drawer, I went. I know you probably have a recipe box, drawer, … Continue reading Christmas Baked Goods, Candy, and Confections: Part 1
Christmastime with littles can be so exciting. It's so much fun to watch them opening gifts with glee. We want to do so much and it's easy to spend too much and buy too many gifts. Yes, sometimes, we go a little overboard with it. That is why we must be careful about the traditions that we are setting into place.
Christmas is fast approaching and if we blink our eyes we will find ourselves enjoying Christmas Day. But all our plans to include Jesus in Christmas will have been thrown out with the wrappings. The way to have success is to plan ahead. My family always razzed at me because I was planning the next … Continue reading The Joy Of Including Jesus In Christmas
I have never been a fan of scary movies or stuff about the afterlife. I was hesitant to watch this movie but I did. Here's a few thoughts