Let’s Make Dinnertime Easy

I just wanted to share with busy moms a menu planning system designed for families that are on a budget and who like to cook at home.

Menu Planning Central is having a 50% off sale, and I am very excited because their are many improvements to the menus making them […]

Fourth of July Pie

1 recipe Sour Cream Cookie Dough (see below) 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 1 egg 1/2-1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 lemon, juiced or to taste (less for raspberries, more for blueberries) 6 cups fresh berries

Sour Cream Cookie Dough

In a mixing bowl beat 1/2 cup butter, softened with mixer […]

Decision America Tour Mission

Franklin Graham speaks to a crowd at the Capital Steps in Denver March 15, 2016 at noon

“Because Jesus Christ is the only hope for America (1 Corinthians 3:11), we call our nation to God and pray for His forgiveness and blessing (2 Chronicles 7:14) and for the liberty and freedom to continue to […]

Enstrom’s Style Toffee

This recipe was given to my daughter many years ago. Enstrom’s toffee is world renowned for being the best in the world. We are honored to have this recipe and share it with you! It will cost you about $7.50 for butter, sugar, chocolate and almonds to make this recipe. The […]

Beef Burgundy Simplified


Here is a elegant, crowd-pleasing company main dish recipe that I make each December sometime before Christmas. It’s a tradition!

Make a large batch, and store the leftovers (if there is any) in meal sized portions to pull out of the freezer in January or February for those nights when you don’t know […]

Delicious Cheesy Broccoli Dip

Any whole grain or gluten-free cracker will work.

Need something quick, easy, and delicious for a holiday pot-luck or open house. Here you go:

Ingredients ½ pound broccoli Quarter of an onion 1 16-ounce (1 lb) container sour cream 4 ounces cream cheese 1½ cups grated cheddar cheese Whole-grain crackers or pitas, for […]

Ultra-Nutty Pecan Bars

Pecan bars are usually a variation of thick, custardy pecan pie, however, this Cook’s Illustrated bar cookie recipe makes nuts the main focus. For the filling of a 9 X 13 sized pan the recipe calls for a full pound of pecans (4 cups) along with a mixture of brown sugar, corn syrup, and melted […]

Renewing your Mind

Be transformed by the renewing of your mind.

I have struggled with the emotion of fear controlling my mind and my thoughts, driving my behavior, stealing my peace, obstructing my freedom in Christ. Jesus wants us to live triumphantly, victoriously, successfully as His reputation is at stake.

“For we are a fragrance of Christ […]

Rich or Poor, Success or Failure?

Plentiful Poppies remind me of Planning and Living Life on Purpose

Thomas C. Corley, author of Will Your Child be Rich or Poor, studied the habits of the rich and poor over five years. He claims, poor parents teach their children the Poverty Habits and wealthy parents model to their children the Rich Habits. […]

Buy Two Norwex Enviro Cloths and Get one Free – Today Only

Celebrate World Environment Day and Get one Blue Enviro Cloth Free

Starting today only June 5, from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., CDT, you may purchase 2 green EnviroCloths® and receive one blue EnviroCloth FREE! A $16.49 savings. This special is available on all orders, but you will need to hurry, it expires at […]

8 Key Considerations for Cleaning Without Chemicals

Green Enviro Cloth and other colors

I just received this testimonial about the all-purpose _Norwex Enviro Cloth:

The other day my grandson was making “pancakes” out of silly putty at the kitchen counter. The moment I turned my back I found him making pancakes on the Living Room […]

Introducing Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm, a member of the mint family grows profusely all around my cinder block raised bed garden. It is the only plant that comes back every year more prolific than the last year no matter how much I neglect it and try to rip out unwanted leafy sprouts throughout the garden. […]

Salad Garden Success

A wide assortment of Spring salad lettuces, peas, and radishes

As an aspiring gardener, I yearn to sow the earliest seeds of spring into the garden-lettuce, peas, kale, spinach, arugula, mustards, carrots, radish…yum, you get the idea. These early, fresh spring crops are up in the garden and paying off on the salad plate. […]

Encouragement Chart – Print and Save

Feeling down? Here is a quick reminder that God is good all the time and all the time God is good. […]

Creamed Asparagus with eggs on Toast

Now that Asparagus is in season, try this “old-fashioned” yummy recipe just in time for Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch! […]