Critter Crime

Gardeners possess a generosity gene. We love to share green beans, tomatoes and fresh veggies with friends. But this year my critters friends are taking advantage.

Summer Sweets

Who wants to spend time slaving over a hot stove when sunshine beckons? Toss these summer sweets together quick . . ..

True Normal

Last week my husband and I stopped for lunch at one of our favorite barbecue restaurants. Instead of the hostess, we were greeted by a handwritten notice . . .

Party Favorites

I have a question for you and I bet you know the answer! How does a pot-luck dish receive designation as a favorite?

Make May Memorable

May is a month for making memories, especially if you are a nursing student, practicing nurse, or hospital worker.

Upfront and Honest:  A Different Approach to Sales

Life has changed so much when it comes to marketing strategies and sales. I remember . . ..

Baked Chicken

My husband is the best when it comes to baking a chicken.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies spark smiles in the making and the tasting! Don't you love the memories of flour sprinkled toddlers standing or kneeling on chairs to reach the rolled out dough?

Easy and Delicious

I love easy to prepare recipes that allow for creativity. This Curry Chicken, broccoli, rice casserole is great. I also want to tell you about one of my favorite Jello salads.

The Joy of Journaling

The positive benefits of journaling are well documented. Some people write private thoughts and life events on a daily basis. These journals capture memories. . .

Creative Quiche

Quiche is probably one of the quickest and easiest dishes to make. You can serve it for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or supper. Perfect with a mixed tossed salad or cup of soup.

Sweet Secrets

Sharon shared secrets. She wanted desperately to publish her faith stories to give hope to others if they experienced similar happenings. Her time ran out. With deepest respect, I will share . . ..

The Birthday Guy

Imagine a line of cars showing up in the driveway. Children armed with gifts and giggles run to the front door and ring the doorbell incessantly. ..

Determination & Risk

Determination and risk are a pair of characters worth knowing and keeping. If this concept seems strange, let me explain. Risk is probably the most familiar . . ..

Easy Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Co.

Brussel sprouts, carrots and apples roasted with a light sweetened sauce is a simple and different dish for a holiday meal.

Apple Sauce

Homemade applesauce is so fun to make. An adventure if you have little ones or grandchildren who love to help ...


The smell of yeast rising and fresh bread baking in the oven is the best! This recipe is fail proof ...

Missing Hands

Family holiday time drags so many memories of childhood to the forefront of our minds. Wild chaotic emotions whip us about like . . .

Love Leftovers

Turkey or chicken pot pie is an excellent dish to use up those protein-rich holiday meat left overs. Pot pie is versatile!

Book Reviews: God's Gold

If a Christian writer inspires and encourages you through their works, your book review is God's gold. Booksellers pay attention to honest, unbiased evaluations.

Biscuit Brief

In Pennsylvania, Gram never baked biscuits for breakfast. Toasted homemade bread, pecan rolls, or yeast rolls took center stage on our little table.

Spiritual Care Week

October 22-28th is National Spiritual Care (SC) Week 2023. The theme: Chaplaincy & Mental Health: It's healthy to get help!

Gingerbread and Lemon Sauce

Let me share a simple, quick, and never-fail favorite: Gingerbread and Lemon Sauce.

Lost and Found

Several years ago I lost a favorite possession - a leather money clip crafted by my friend and co-worker, Caleb. I hate to churn about things I can't change.

Distinguishing Gaslighter Flames

Learn about four words to reduce the internal chaos caused by gaslighter tactics. Peace is possible

Gas Lighter Tactics

Gaslighting brings back memories of Gram’s old kitchen oven. Learning to bake and cook beside an expert included strict safety measures. Gram set boundaries and I respected and kept them.

Gingersnap Cookies

Grandpa's favorite gingersnaps!


Red-headed Aunt Mae wrote letters to me often. What a joy to whirl a single page of eight . . .

A Christmas to remember

Good stories strike the familiarity button. Reach the end and if a memory chord resonates . . .