faith · family · life

tell him…he knows anyway

Sometimes praying is fearsome. Huh?  “Isn’t prayer supposed to be comforting…you know ease our burdens?” you may ask. Well that is most often the case.  After all, we know that God is good.  He knows our struggles and our needs.  We are told to “cast our cares on Him for He cares for us.”(1 Peter… Continue reading tell him…he knows anyway

a page from our story · faith · family · home · life

a page from our story & a home tour

We finally have the last of our things here with us.  It’s been quite a chore even now to keep eliminating the extras, as this home is quite a bit smaller than our last home, or even the camp house where we lived for a year after that.  We gave a large portion of our… Continue reading a page from our story & a home tour

food · healthy living · pinteresting · recipes

fresh herbs and pesto

A lovely couple recently gifted us with some fresh herbs:  thyme, rosemary, sage and basil. I wanted to use the basil quickly as it doesn’t keep as well as some of the sturdier herbs. For the rosemary, thyme and sage, I wrapped them in a slightly damp paper towel and sealed them in a plastic… Continue reading fresh herbs and pesto

family · food · happy endings · pinteresting · recipes · special days

birthdays, baking, and bonding

We’ve been busy around here!  We’ve had a revolving door of visitors and events, travel and moving more stuff–which means unpacking and attempting to minimize our chaos. It’s been wonderful to have so many friends and family (and some new friends,too) sharing our home.  My cb girl and her hubby visited early in the fall.… Continue reading birthdays, baking, and bonding