A Few of My Favorite Books

I recently completed this book. It has risen to the top of my favorite list. When telling my Mom and sister about this book I started crying. I had no idea it had had that much of an impact on me. I know this for sure: God cares about the prodigals. And He cares about …

Barefoot!

Some of my happiest memories have happened when I was barefooted! This could be because I take off my shoes at every opportunity, but it is never the less the truth! I've run across fields of ground stickers to visit my great grand-mother. I've played in the mud and danced in the rain-BAREFOOT! I've rolled …

Quarantine Upside Down Apple Pear Cake

The pears were going to go bad if I didn't do something with them. I really wanted to make a sort of Tarte Tartin. So, I pulled out my recipe books and hit Pinterest. Nothing really caught my eye, so I combined a fresh apple cake recipe from my Southern Sideboards cookbook, put together by …

The Footprint of an Influencer

"Influencer" is a buzz word I din't like. But I've lived enough years to know when something gets under my skin like a sticker under my fingernail I need to pray about it, figure out the reason it bothers me so much, and pay attention to what God wants me to learn. Perhaps, being an influencer is the very thing Christ has called us to. But just what kind of influence are we?

Bread Pudding, Babies, and Family (Recipe Included)

Vanilla and cinnamon mixed with the aroma of baking bread filled the air and propelled me through time into the memories of my childhood. Scientist tell us there are certain sounds, smells, and tastes that act as a trigger upon our memories, taking us home or to a favorite place. Jergen's cherry almond lotion reminds …

The Playlist Update

UPDATE: Dad came through surgery well. Concerns were the cancer would be attached to the chest wall. In that case, the doctor stated he would need to back out and close up without going further. But all was clear in this regard. Praise God!! The surgeon removed Dad's left lung and part of his bronchial …

A Few of My Favorite Things

In honor of the holidays, and just to have a little fun, I've listed a few of my favorite things. Brown paper packages tied up with string just might be among them. In considering Thanksgiving, I am thankful for each of these things. In considering the coming Christmas season, I am grateful for the many …

Discover Your Wings

Are you imprisoned by fear? Have your dreams been crushed? Do you feel grounded and caged in? Photo credit: Dawn Estela You are called to move beyond the prison, to dream, and to fly!Discover the wings God created for you in Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust. Available on Amazon. Book Launch Party and Book Signing …