food · life · recipes · what's for dinner?

soup’s on ~ borscht

We have a dear, long-time friend whose mother taught me much about Polish food, and much about motherhood.  We don’t see him much these days, and his mother has gone home to be with her Lord. This beautiful Christian woman had an amazing story.  I certainly cannot do it justice, but I will try to… Continue reading soup’s on ~ borscht

faith · life · new year · special days

abound

With the new year, often comes new plans, new vision and reassessment of our lives.  I’ve seen many share their ‘word of the year’  as a point of focus for the months ahead.  While I’ve never been one to adopt such a thing, as we sat in our Tuesday night Bible study reading 1 Thessalonians… Continue reading abound

chaos control · home · organizing · penny pinchin' · projects · upcycling

chaos control ~ jewelry organizer

I profess, I am not one to jump on the January bandwagon of goals and resolutions.  Not that I’m against getting organized–far from it.  I truly want to have an organized and efficient home.  I do like checklists and setting goals, though I’ve learned to do so in pencil, because I have trouble with the… Continue reading chaos control ~ jewelry organizer

food · pinteresting · recipes · what's for dinner?

soup’s on ~ taco soup

Cold winter days and a piping hot bowl of soup.  Made for each other.  I love me a delicious, steaming bowl of soup anytime, but when the temperature drops, I start planning on my next batch.  A few weeks ago, we had invited some guests for lunch after Sunday’s church service and I decided soup… Continue reading soup’s on ~ taco soup

art · printables · projects

christmas gifting ~ free printables for you

Are you one who likes to try new things?  Or do you balk at projects that are outside your perceived skill set? I’m always playing around with different projects (see here).  That’s why many remain unfinished, I’m sure.  I will jump right in, and perhaps take many tries to get it right acceptable. Regardless, in… Continue reading christmas gifting ~ free printables for you