Summer Break

This isn’t something I thought I’d ever do, but I have some summer to spend with my boys and I think I need to spend it.

No blogging (though I will still be writing as I need to), no facebook lurking (though I’m sure I’ll have some of their materia…

Tuesday Refreshment

I know it’s Friday, but I want to talk about Tuesday for a minute.

The boys and I had such a refreshing dinner Tuesday evening. Two of the little guys had field day at school and that means Aron and I had field day too. Aron joined right in the com…

Menu Monday: Last Days of School

We have an odd week this week as the boys are only going to school for three half days. For that reason, I’m trying to plan dinners that are easy, not necessarily quick, but easy and fun to eat.

Monday – Cheesy Potatoes
We’ll layer potatoes with ch…

Blank Pages

I saw an entry in my mom’s journal from 1978, about my aunt feeling down and I knew right away it must have been written soon after my uncle passed away. I backed up, scanning the pages for some reference to an emergency, a phone call, a funeral but I…

Menu Monday: Nothing To See Here

It’s true. There isn’t much here today. I’m not cooking much this week because there are several things going that will have us out of the house in the evenings. Never the less, here is what we will be eating.

Monday – Left-Overs (There are three…

Done With Finishing

“I didn’t get anything done.” The words hang around me constantly. Nagging “guilt flies” that swarm about my face in irritating flashes of my cluttered scenery.

The dryer door open, clothes half unloaded.

The living room half dusted, fluff a…

Menu Monday

We had a great week in Florida and I ate some things I shouldnta ate. I ate some good stuff too though. I made these…

…the week before I left, and they were pretty much awesome. I made them in Florida too. I couldn’t find my mother-in-law’s mu…

Practicing Our Hate Walk

We all know we’re supposed to practice our “Love Walk.” But have you ever thought about the importance of your “Hate Walk?” A couple years ago I wrote the following blog post on the blog I kept for our Sunday school class women.

Hate is an ugly word.…