Motherhood

A Heart of Motherly Affection

When a woman becomes a mother, life changes, but you know what? She still has the same heart that she was born with; it’s that sinful one that needed redemption! It’s for that reason that God gives instruction that the older women are to teach the young women to love their children! It’s not always easy to love that child who asks a million questions (and that’s just before lunch!), the one who destroys her well-kept home, or the one who speaks disrespectfully and acts unappreciative of her sacrifices.

Love is tested, therefore, love needs to be taught.

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Bread · Celebrations · Chicken · Dinner · Side dish

Celebration Dinner

Our family loves to celebrate, and that is usually interpreted into the meal planning. If it’s someone who is being celebrated, they rightfully get to help select their favorites.”What should we have for dinner for Father’s Day?” was an important question I asked my husband last week. He landed on some old favorites, then I chose one new recipe, and one I hadn’t made in a while. The result was a sumptuous fare that celebrated him and the gift he is to our family.

We missed our son-in-law who had to be out of town for Father’s Day!
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Celebrations · Marriage · Parenting

The Two Greatest Men In My Life

Father’s Day and my wedding anniversary come close together in June, giving me the blessing of celebrating the two greatest men in my life – my dad and my husband. They are both imperfect, of course, but let me tell you why I delight in celebrating them this weekend.

Even at 89, my dad enjoys working on tasks he’s able to do.
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home · refreshment at home

The Blessing of Building a Home

Just stepping inside the doors brought a rush of calm and the understanding that “everything was going to be okay.”  Welcoming us was warm lighting over plump sofas, the aromas of homemade baked goods, and soft music playing somewhere in the kitchen.  Familial hugs greeted us and our tired bodies finally relaxed. We were home and safe.  

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Frozen dessert · Healthy Eating · summertime

Cool Summer Treat

It’s going to be in the 90’s here all week! Ice cream would be a good option every day, but in the desire to keep it healthier, I made some Strawberry Coconut Yogurt Popsicles. They are cold, fruity and just sweet enough for a hot summer day!

Blending everything in the food processor made them smooth snd creamy with a little texture due to the sweet coconut addition. .

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