Gumbo

We traveled to New Orleans several summers ago. It was a bit of a side trip on a trip to Louisiana to pick up a duck boat. You can probably fill in the blanks on that one. In short, not the vacation I thought we were doing.   But in an effort to make the…

Red Velvet Cookies…oh my

I shared these yummy Red Velvet Cookies a few years ago and received a lot of feedback from folks who had tried the recipe and loved it.  As we gear up for Valentines Day, I encourage you to give these a try! They are pretty and so delicious!  Just look at the ingredients….you can’t lose!…

Banana and Walnut Stuffed French Toast

I made this recipe today and just changed it a little…instead of egg bread I bought a loaf of french bread. I cut thick slices of the french bread, then cut a pocket into each slice to stuff the banana mixture into. It worked! A great weekend breakfast recipe! Enjoy! BANANA & WALNUT STUFFED FRENCH…

Cheese Tortellini Soup

I think I am weird.  I think I may have some stalker tendencies.  Social media did it to me.  At least that’s what I am blaming it on.  There are “friends” I have “made” through social media that I love to hear from.  I love to see their life unfolding.  I love to see their…

The Big Picture

  Isn’t that the truth? Whether it is focusing on my appearance, weight, worrying about my children, how I manage my household, the house I “wish” I had, the Christian I ought to be….I can get so distracted and broken down by what I perceive as being wrong that I forget to keep my eyes…

What makes us think we’d be happy with more?

  Be Thankful Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire, If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something For it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your limitations…