Thank you, Mom

Thank you, Mom, for praying for me before you even knew I existed. Thank you, Mom, for crying tears of joy when I entered the room in a little bundle of pink following the little bundle of blue. Thank you, Mom, for being there through thick and thin, sick and sin, Thank you for loving […]

A packing we will go!

Time to get packed for Spring Break. I have been putting it off all week and now I can't ignore the job any longer. We are going skiing in Vail, which doesn't mean shorts and t-shirts. It means packing bags full of snow gear, polytex underwear, socks, hats, scarfs, etc. etc. that can checked at […]

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day Everyone! (From Lindsey and I! This was after a day of skiing at Bear Creek, thus the red noses and cheeks.)

Southern Pig

This one is for you, Michele, since it wouldn’t come through on your phone. You never have to wonder where we get the urge to dress up our food. Happy July 4th everyone! Check out the pictures just added to the Bananas Foster recipe two posts back! We tried it and it was so easy […]

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day! Quotes for Mother’s Day: A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.  ~Tenneva Jordan A man’s work is from sun to sun, but a mother’s work is never done.  ~Author Unknown A song for mothers […]

Easter Tidings

Happy Easter Everyone! "Then He said to them, "Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And you are witnesses of […]

Valentines Defined

The Rest Stop gives a beautiful history of Valentine’s Day, Saint Valentines and where our true focus should be – on the gift Jesus Christ gave us when He died for our sins, and rose again as our sacrifice and savior, giving us eternal life through Him. I got this link courtesy of Denitra’s Den. […]

Valentines Pancakes, Prima Donas and Praises

Happy Valentines Day to one and all! After yesterday’s slushy-ice day (not enough snow for a "snow day") and the break from school we enjoyed, this morning was just plain nuts. "Mom, I want to look girlie today." Oh my, the moment finally arrived. My dear husband has been asking me for years when they […]

The pictures are in

Santa really did come to our house on Christmas day, bringing elves with him. Now we have the proof!