Christmas & other things

Anyone, besides me, feeling the pre-Christmas pressure? You know, the gift buying, decorating, baking, wrapping, etc. all on top of working full-time and having to ferry teenagers hither and yon? It seems like there’s never enough time in the day (ok week) to get it all done. This year, we’re doing better than I thought […]

Apple Pie Pops

Meet Trinity, another new friend. I got to know her through the Creative Kids Christmas program at our church. She is a gifted DIY’er and is mom to two fantastic boys.  Her post here, is an example of her creativity.  The recipe she shares is a take on a recipe that she found at […]

The Marshmallows of Thanksgiving

I am excited to introduce you to my brand new friend Kelley. She lives, according to her own words, a bi-continental life, between the USA and Burundi.  She has the best smile and it is a clear reflection of her heart. She has a deep love for God, family, people, and food and it shows […]

Chocolate Dream Bars

It’s summertime and that means BBQ parties.  This is a perfect dessert to make and bring to help your hosts out, especially if they’re chocolate lovers. I made these for the very first itme for my church home group and it was a resounding hit.  I found the recipe on WARNING: if you’re allergic […]

Spicy Green Beans

I found this recipe on It’s called PF Chang’s Spicy Green Beans and it is one of my hubby’s fave dishes.  He loves his spice (aka heat) and his veg and this dish combines them both beautifully. I started looking for a recipe to make these when it was what he was frequently ordering […]


Oh these are yummy! This recipe is perfect for an easy Saturday morning treat or even a Sunday brunch. My family loves them and I have to keep a close eye on my son who would eat the entire pan by himself if left unchecked…he’s 15, ’nuff said. If you’re counting calories it comes out […]


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