In the Kitchen my story

My First Pie

My first pie was probably the best pie I’ve ever made — though my mama tells me that a fresh blackberry pie I made something like eight years after that first pie was the best pie I ever made.  I don’t know if either one was really the best...
my story

My First Cake…

I’ve been thinking back on my first cake — well, I think it was my first — could’ve been my second.  I was making a cake for my mother’s birthday — so, June.  I made my first cake in June.  I cannot recall the year — probably I was...
Family Motherhood Parenting The Home

The Family Meal Table

One of our greatest treasures and lasting blessings is our meal table.  It’s a real challenge to maintain mealtimes when the family begins to grow and scatter in different directions each day.  But we endeavor to have at least one meal, if not all of them, together each day. ...
Health / PCOS NewsDuJour

Today: Swine Flu

This is well worth your viewing time.  Be not overly anxious.  Be not overtaken with sudden fear. Trust in the Lord.  Be anxious for nothing.  Rest. Drink lemon-water.  Be wise. Exercise. Eat well.  Be sensible...
family/friends events Motherhood

Sweetest Day

It is the third Saturday of October — Sweetest Day. For many people, for many reasons, today is [the] Sweetest Day. I’m thinking that, after reading an article about an abortionist who was gripped with the reality of what abortion really is, maybe some will make a decision, on...
Homeschooling NewsDuJour Parenting

The HomeSchool Community Remembers Christopher Klicka

The following, a tribute to Christopher Klicka,  April 2, 1961 – October 12, 2009.  The first of three parts at the Home School Legal Defense Association site: A Tribute  – Part One part 2 part 3...
Devotionals Letters to my Sisters Womanhood

This is life…

At its very best. I’ve been giving a lot of thought to the value of a life, the influence of a life, the consequence of a life, the purpose of a life, and the final testimony of a life.  As I have been studying for a Titus2 meeting I’ve...
Humour stuff Motherhood

for mothers of boys.

Mothers of boys… you understand why this is cute and funny.  You’ve heard these sorts of stories in your kitchen....