The First Ten Books For 2015

I have been blessed with an abundance of new books to be read! After hearing some new-to-me speakers, I bought a few for myself at my church’s local IF:Gathering and then again at Women of Faith. Most, though, were gifts. No matter how I came to own them, I have a LOT of new books […]

My Family’s Favorite Southwest Quiche

This quiche dish goes together in just a few minutes, and then cooks in a slow(ish) oven for 45 – 50 minutes. It’s the one quiche dish that my family will readily eat. The mild, diced chilies and ground cumin give it a terrific southwestern flair without being spicy. It’s delicious and filling, and good […]

Where Is It? Keeping Track of Stuff – Quick Tip Tuesday

 

“Hey, Mom! Do you know where I put…..?”. Sound familiar?

I tend to make sure that there’s a place for everything and that stuff, for the most part, gets put into its proper place. There are lots of little odds and ends, though, that seem to be easily misplaced, and there are other […]

Weekly Menu – Week of January 12, 2015 (with recipe links)

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks! We were on vacation in Disneyland for six days (yay!!), and we call came home sick (boo!). In the week that we’ve been home, we’ve taken down all of our Christmas decorations, celebrated a birthday, and tried to get ourselves healthy and well. Meals have been a bit […]

Quick Tip Tuesday – Keeping Your Kitchen Sponge Fresh & Clean

There are a couple of things that really gross me out about a kitchen sponge. The first is picking up a sopping wet sponge. The second is using a sponge that smells. Yuck!!

To keep your kitchen sponge fresh and clean follow these two quick tips! First, rinse out your sponge every time […]

Unburden

I’m generally not one to jump on bandwagons, but this year I am joining the “word of the year” crowd. I always love reading other folks’ words for the year, but I’m not usually inspired to think about, and choose, a word of the year for myself. As 2014 rolled to a close, though, […]