In the winter months I spend more time indoors and working at my home office – especially as I prepare for the coming new year. So I usually take the opportunity to declutter, reorganize, and update my home office study area at this time. This year after the flooding we experienced, it is especially a […]
Something as simple as a sick child can throw your daily schedule into a frenzy. It is a wonderful feeling to be able to provide a sick or stressed friend with a home-cooked meal on a moment’s notice – and without neglecting your responsibilities to your own family.
I HAVE A SHED OF MY OWN! Yes, I was using caps lock – I really AM that excited. I’ve had some lack-of-shed-space issues that were causing me problems around the house lately. Seeds I had started on top of the freezer got knocked over and killed by the dog. And then again by the […]
I’m worried about something. (Pause to praise God this is all I have to worry about.) I’m worried that the next generation won’t have any photographs. I saw that . . . the incredulous look on your face. I know what you are thinking – we are inundated with photographs. That’s all we do. That’s […]
I really hate to see food go to waste, and as I was cutting up a watermelon this year, I thought what a waste it was to put the watermelon rinds in the trash. I don’t have chickens anymore, and I don’t have a compost, so I really do feel like I am wasting them […]
I love the taste of fresh, summertime melons. Unfortunately, melons are not in season year long. This summer, I sought out jelly recipes that featured some of my favorite summertime melons. Since jellies keep for a year, it’s an easy way to bring that favorite, summertime fruit into the cold of winter. A lot of […]