I got site hosting for my birthday, a web editor for Christmas, and a few domains as well, so at last I figured out what to do with this one! Looking forward to exploring WordPress, and growing as a blogger and writer. Anyways, I love to cook, and tend to collect both recipes, and kitchen… Read Article →

A sweet-and-spicy mixture of mustard and brown sugar flavors the skin and creates an impressive golden-brown color. Yes, this perfectly roasted turkey takes some time to make, but just imagine all the delicious leftovers. On to the yummies!

I was priviliged enough to make a smash cake for my friend’s son’s very first birthday; while I am in no way a good baker, it didn’t turn out completely terrible. I am looking forward to seeing his photo-shoot. Recipes: Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Avocado Chocolate Cake Creamsicle Cake Layering idea: Checkerboard Birthday Cake Supplies:… Read Article →

Us too, family to visit; new baby to show off, and places to see before we leave our current duty station in August. Keep the kiddos happy longer with some fun new shinies. Note: This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive money.

DaBaby is due this week, and we spent the past weekend running around like crazy between playgroup coordinator meeting, grocery shopping, a birthday party, cleaning/re-organizing, AND prepping these meals. I am sure Ry is ready for this baby to be born so we can slow down a little, haha. Again, to ensure that we aren’t… Read Article →

Thanks to Keating for hosting a mini-linkup; and reminding me to blog today! Also linking up to Kathryn, Alia, and Julie‘s MSA Day blog hop. . . . . . . . . .

Sigh; the bane of every SAHM’s day would be the shows their kids get attached to. Most of Jam’s don’t bother me, but Cailou is a love/hate thing. I feel that he has taught a lot of good things (beig kind to others, sharing, kindess to animals, being the big brother, etc) but sometimes the… Read Article →

Say what? Time for a yummy mashup of flavors and textures <3 Enchiladas, lasagna… cheese. Mostly cheese. And incredible dish that successfully meshes two cuisines into a tast explosion.

Ode to a cheeseburger what a wonderful thing With pickles, onions tomatoes and cheese I’m easy to please With its buns and seeds it has no needs Except to fill you up even if you get stuck And yell oh shucks! With its cousin the French fry It tells no lies With ketchup in your… Read Article →

Jam turns 5 today; OMG, how did that flipping happen?!? He is growing into such an amazing man, and I am so blessed to be able to watch him grow and change every day. 😥 Since we are about to move (YAY! FINALLY!!) We decided to skip the party this year (being 9 months preggo… Read Article →

Grilling, camping, ‘roughing it’ or just because, these packets make cooking a breeze and clean up a snap. Feel free to exchange ingredients according to taste. Here is proof that creative side dishes can still be simple, fresh, and delicious, fresh from a smoky grill.

Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert. In modern times it is usually made from a mixture of whipped cream, whisky, honey and fresh raspberries, with toasted oatmeal soaked overnight in a little bit of whisky. A traditional way to serve cranachan is to bring dishes of each ingredient to the table so that each person… Read Article →

Around here, I am rather known for my enchiladas, and while they may not be traditionally accurate; they are absolutely delicious and my most requested meal (especially for Meal Trains) as they are filling, taste better the next day and I always make enough for leftovers. (the recipe below makes more than a single 9… Read Article →

Lasagna! Lasagna! You’re wonderful stuff. I love you, lasagna, I can’t get enough. You’re messy like spaghetti, and you’re cheesy and hot. Lasagna! Lasagna! You really hit the spot. Low-fat milk thickened with cornstarch takes the place of a traditional Bechamel and ricotta filling and it still tastes incredibly creamy. Fresh, sweet squash also lends… Read Article →

“…How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!” Romans 10:15 Please Note: This devotion can be used as an object lesson. Place all the items into a basket or on a table. Remove the appropriate item, and give the application. The Items Needed… Read Article →

Just because the label says “mashed potatoes” doesn’t mean these dried flakes can’t do a lot more. Here, we’ve turned the ultimate convenience food into a hearty casserole that takes no more than 25 minutes to get to the table.

Read: John 15: 1-8 We have been grafted into the vine (Christ) by our faith in Him. We need to continue to be ‘in Christ’ to be productive for Him. If a branch is cut off from the tree and tossed to one side, it can no longer produce. It doesn’t have the life of… Read Article →

I have a very Irish background, but am a true American mutt in which I can’t truly claim any one heritage as my one true heritage. However, when I must choose one, it’s usually Irish, they have the beer, temperament and strength that Imost identify with.

“Jesus answered her, ‘If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.’” John 4:10 Grace often comes as a surprise when we are least expecting it. There was a woman who went to draw… Read Article →

Lord, I’m sorry for being lukewarm, Please revive me once again, So I can burn with holy zeal Like I had way back then. Read: Revelation 3: 14-22

“…Be ye holy; for I am holy” 1 Peter 1:16 I think everyone disagrees on what makes a good cup of coffee. With today’s hot coffee trend, we try all kinds of flavorings and different ways of experiencing coffee. It used to be basically served black or with cream and sugar. There wasn’t much variety…. Read Article →

I found a recipe on Pinterest this afternoon for crockpot soup (I LOVE Crockpots, best invention ever!) But as I went to make it, I found that I would have to tweak it slightly, which I tend to do anyways, as that is why I cook in the first place, to make stuff the way… Read Article →

Read: Psalm 37: 1-20 “Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness (that which is not upright or in right standing with God).” (V: 1). We may look around and see the wicked prospering and wonder ‘Why’? The many that go against God’s standards may mock and ridicule you… Read Article →

On Sundays, I like to keep the posts for blogging; however I say very little very well; so more often than not I will be posting things that I have learned from and want to keep around. This will include some inspirational stories and poems. Some are touching, and some teach a lesson. Many of… Read Article →

“There was never anyone so good that she was exempt from trials and temptations.” Anonymous “Temptations from without have no power unless there be corresponding desire within.” Sunshine Magazine INSPIRATION “Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation….” Matthew 26: 41 King James Version “(She) that thinks (herself) to be too good to be… Read Article →

A teacher in New York decided to honor each of her seniors in high school by telling them the difference they each made. She called each student to the front of the class, one at a time. First, she told each of them how they had made a difference to her and the class.

WordPress is an amazing blogging platform, I absolutely adore the functionality and capabilities of their frame work. You can do soooo much, but at the same time it’s absolutely user friend from novice to advanced.

It’s been revealed; we now ‘know’ what Baby RedHot’s sex is! Ultrasounds don’t just reveal the baby’s gender; the procedure is done mainly to take an early look at the fetus to make sure it’s developing properly. During an ultrasound, the technician moves a device over the mother’s stomach that sends high-frequency sound waves through… Read Article →

Meatloaf muffins that will knock your socks off. I looooooooooove meatloaf! The texture, the smelll, the taste, the look; whole kit&caboodle. What I don’t love is losing half to the fridge food spoilage! These freeze wonderfully, and the kiddos love that they are easy to eat.

What you’ve purposed in my heart, Lord, give me strength to do That I may carry out your work Bringing glory unto you. Read: Ephesians 1: 1-14 We read here how we all were, “…foreordained (chosen and appointed beforehand) in accordance with His purpose, who works out everything in agreement with the counsel and design… Read Article →

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