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Feast of the Immigrant

Monday Morning Musings:

When I was a teen

My grandfather used to bring

Sunday brunch

To our house.

Heralded by a cloud of cigar smoke– 1,058 more words




I consider the holiday season as one of the best times, if not the best time, of year. I love the widespread joy and merriment, the daily excuse to watch Christmas movies, and the opportunity to spend time and share my love with extended family members. 412 more words



My friend found two recipes online and asked me jokingly if I could make them for her. Challenge accepted!

The first recipe was peanut butter cookies… 57 more words


Peanut Butter Cookies-The Sugar Season Has Begun

I have many random things to tell you and somehow my meandering thoughts have to lead you to this amazing peanut butter cookie recipe.  Where to begin…well for one, I’ve been reading so many tips and strategies for making this blog kick ass.   1,233 more words


Apple and Cheese Curd Scones

My sister came to visit last weekend from Minneapolis (key player in gathering of the 32.8 pounds of apples).  Just before she boarded her plane, she texted my husband and me that she was bringing a special surprise. 516 more words


lemon ricotta cake

In the darkness yesterday evening, we made our way to our friends’ house to read Scripture and to pray.

Honestly, we weren’t sure what the night would look like. 413 more words


Snapshot(s): Halloween 2015

Last night’s Halloween was one for the record books. Five hundred ninety-six trick-or-treaters came calling, descending upon our neighborhood in hordes of super heroes, princesses, and pirates. 183 more words