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today is a good day Moving To Canada, One Year Ago, Perfect Timing, Its A Wonderful Life, Good Day, Wordpress, About Me Blog, Things To Come, Buen Dia

today is a good day

I’ve been slack when it comes to writing here. I get other things in my head and just get overly focused–at least until I’m distracted by the next thing. That’s why I often …

gather Authors Point Of View, Overcome Evil With Good, What Is Evil, Faith Bible, Perfect Love, Strong Relationship, Meeting New People, Journaling, Stuff To Do


This time of year is often one of reflection: looking back at the year that is bidding us adieu and contemplating the beneficial things that ought to be repeated and those areas that require action…

easter feasting Preparing A Turkey, Cheese Sauce For Broccoli, Maple Glazed Carrots, Summer Savory, Ham Dinner, Turkey Gravy, Hot Cross Buns, Boiled Eggs, Food Network Recipes

easter feasting

Is it just me, or does food bring people together in a special way? There is something wonderful about sharing your table and the fruits of your labours (or someone else’s for that matter). C…

easter treats Happy Easter Everyone, Mini Eggs, Easter Treats, No Bake Cookies, Jelly Beans, Macaroons, Food Preparation, Wordpress, About Me Blog

easter treats

I’ve been sharing some older Easter posts. This is a re-post from April, 2017. I’ve been mixing up a few treats for the weekend activities. There was a wonderful Good Friday concert at…

it is finished Oh Glorious Day, Billy Graham Library, I Miss My Family, Revelation 22, He Has Risen, Pity Party, Perfect Peace, He Is Coming, Matthew 24

it is finished

As Easter approaches, I’ve been meditating on the completed work of Christ as He took my sin upon Himself on the cross. As such, I’ve been reading some older posts and thought I would …

crockpot beef stew Blade Roast, Stuffed Mushrooms, Stuffed Peppers, Beef Broth, Tomato Paste, Wonderful Things, Stew, Crockpot, Slow Cooker

crockpot beef stew

I like to use my crockpot on Sundays as much as possible. I can prep some of the ingredients the night before, and the slow cooker does all the real work. Stew is one of my favourite th…

easter thoughts and such Do You Believe, Do You Remember, Authors Point Of View, Missing Family, Cross Pictures, 1st Peter 2, Acts Of Love, Begotten Son, He Is Risen

easter thoughts and such

I’ve been feeling a little sorry for myself this week. There were a few reasons, but here’s the big one: a new grandlittle that I’ve yet to meet. This sweet girl was born on April…

spring floral watercolour {with a twist} Simple Flowers, Spring Flowers, Floral Watercolor, Watercolour, Yellow Tulips, Glass Dishes, Pansies, Paper Design, Inspire Me

spring floral watercolour {with a twist}

My Love recently gave me a lovely bunch of yellow tulips on my birthday. (Could anything be more sunshine-y, save the sun itself?). It was looking a little lonely on my table. I put it on a tray. T…

soup’s on ~ potato soup Dairy Free Soup, Dairy Free Milk, Potato Mashers, Potato Soup, Baked Potato Toppings, Ham Bone Soup, Vegetable Crisps, Seafood Soup, Roasted Meat

soup’s on ~ potato soup

If you’ve spent any time around here, you know how much I enjoy a comforting and nourishing bowl of soup. Soup is one of life’s perfect solutions. Bits of this and that in your vegetabl…

kitchen mishaps Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake, Banana Pudding Cake, Pineapple Upside Down, Just So You Know, Yellow Cake Mixes, Desserts To Make, Sign I, Beautiful Cakes, Wordpress

kitchen mishaps

Ever have ‘one of those days’? You know the kind…from the moment you get outta bed, things just go decidedly wrong. As I went to get dressed this morning, I put on a top. Inside o…

what a beautiful name {jehovah-rapha: my healer} Miracles Jesus Performed, Lay Down Your Burdens, What A Beautiful Name, Justified By Faith, Bible Study Group, Feeling Broken, Peace Be Upon Him, Names Of God, The Son Of Man

what a beautiful name {jehovah-rapha: my healer}

Are you feeling broken? Wounded? Worn out? Ashamed? I have good news. Our God is Jehovah-Rapha: Healer. I mentioned before that our ladies’ Bible study group is working on The Names of God Bi…

creamy mushroom and spinach pasta Creamy Spinach, Spinach Pasta, Creamy Pasta, Creamy Mushrooms, Stuffed Mushrooms, Stuffed Peppers, Garlic Uses, Dairy Free Cream, Goat Cheese Pasta

creamy mushroom and spinach pasta

Do you ever just stare into the fridge, waiting for dinner inspiration to magically hit? I like a good meal plan, but the reality is I often fall short of implementing one to its fullest potential.…

what a beautiful name New Bible, Faith Bible, God Is For Me, Give It To Me, Authors Point Of View, What A Beautiful Name, Cross Pens, Bible Study Group, Names Of God

what a beautiful name {El-Roi}

It was time to pick another guide for our Ladies’ Bible Study group. If you’ve ever led a study like this, you know the choices can be overwhelming. I usually begin by asking the Lord f…

soup’s on : chicken barley soup Hulled Barley, Chicken Barley Soup, Summer Savory, Grain Bowl, Bowl Of Soup, Lower Cholesterol, How To Cook Chicken, Wordpress, Vegetarian

soup’s on : chicken barley soup

‘Tis the season… No, I’m not lost in a Christmas time warp. It’s the time of year when the mercury goes up and down like a yo-yo. When you want to get out for fresh air, but…

simple valentine’s day decor & true love Love You More Than, All You Need Is Love, Verses About Love, He First Loved Us, Picture Stand, How He Loves Us, Love Days, Faith In Love, Better Day

simple valentine’s day decor & true love

I’ve never really decorated specifically for Valentine’s Day, with the exception of when I had littles about. It was more about construction paper hearts and special pencils for school …