Last week I made angel food cake from scratch, and I now understand why they call it angel food cake… it was truly heavenly! I loved everything about this delicious dessert, and it is now sure to be a staple in our home. The only problem I found after whipping up this fluffy cake was… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Those Yolks!
I have a love-hate relationship with my smartphone. On the one hand, it’s extremely convenient to be able to tell my phone where I want to go and have step-by-step directions spoken to me as I drive. But then on the other hand, being connected via email, text, phone call, facebook, twitter, Voxer, and any… Continue reading My Favorite Bible Reading App
Samuel was a prophet and leader of Israel, who anointed the country’s first two kings: Saul and David. Saul had significant failings in his leadership, and God intended to raise up David to replace him. Before that happened, we see Samuel’s dismayed reaction to this first king’s collapse. And in 1 Samuel 16:1-2, we see… Continue reading Feeling Like A Failure After Someone Lets You Down? So did Samuel.
Happy 2017! It’s been a little while since we’ve posted anything, so I am extra excited to share this delightfully decadent dessert recipe with you today… And just in time for Valentine’s Day! If you are in need of an easy dessert that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, look no further! This trifle has… Continue reading Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Brownie Trifle
When Rosalie was well on her way, curiosity about biblical parenting caught me. Parenting is just one of those biblical topics that I had not studied in depth because, up until this point, it didn’t seem especially applicable to my life (not really true… but that’s what I thought). While parenthood inched closer and closer,… Continue reading 3 Moments for Maximizing Family Discipleship
Excitement and dread– two emotions I never imagined could exist so completely, so wholly together, and yet those emotions filled me when I heard my phone ring. Finally, a week after we were supposed to receive our results, the doctor was calling. I could not wait to find out the gender of the baby I’d… Continue reading Our Prenatal Genetic Testing Was Wrong: Here’s Our Story
Today I wanted to share with you one of our breakfast favorites, Rustic Oat Banana Cake from Oh She Glows! I usually make this when I have too many bananas, or feeling blah with traditional oatmeal. I just love this recipe; its chock full of good stuff: oats, coconut oil, bananas, walnuts, even chocolate if… Continue reading Yummy Breakfast Banana Oat Cake
I’m well aware people have love-hate relationships with meatloaf. I respect that. One of my sisters used to pass meatloaf under the table to my other sister so her plate looked clean. How did they even get away with that?! It’s a joke among my family to this day. However, I didn’t inherit this disdain of… Continue reading A Simple, Veggie-Packed Meatloaf
In my last post, I talked about the reasons I make my own chicken stock. Now I’d like to show you how I make it! I usually start with a whole chicken and cook it to use the meat throughout the week. If you already have the bones, you can skip the first step. Also, below… Continue reading How to Make Chicken Stock
Baby name fanatic since age 14, when I finally got the chance to use one of my long-chosen names, I didn’t waste any time in making it official. I knew I wanted to create something to proudly display my daughter’s name in her nursery. Wanting to use things I had around the house, I had… Continue reading Easy D.I.Y. Vintage Banner