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Month: November 2014

Let’s Make Pies {on Instagram}

Are you new around here?  Welcome!  And thank you for visiting my blog!  I’m honored you’re here and I hope you’ll find some encouragement (and some laughter!) for your days.  Join this community of grace lovers and get fun, free stuff every month delivered to your inbox, along with access to free printables, meal plans, and […] Read more…

A Heart of Hospitality

“Frodo was now safe in the Last Homely House east of the Sea. That house was, as Bilbo had long ago reported, ‘a perfect house, whether you like food or sleep, or story-telling or singing, or just sitting and thinking best, or a pleasant mixture of them all.’ Merely to be there was a cure […] Read more…

Swedish Meatball Soup

Here’s what you need to know about this soup—Stevie said it’s the best soup he’s ever had.  And the man has had a plethora of soups in his day. He’s married to the woman who will make a soup out of ANYTHING.  Also of note? His family is a mixture of German and Scandinavian and […] Read more…

Around Here Lately

Four days after I turned my book in, we left for Sanibel for Stevie’s annual medical meeting.  It was  wonderful to get away and such a treat to spend time with his brother Jeff and Jeff’s wife, Vicki. I’d love to say I read voraciously and did lots of walking and running on the beach. […] Read more…

Where Can the Anger Go?

“Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel of both the pain you are given and the pain you are […] Read more…