Thankful for…

tulips birdsong in the morning vanilla ice cream with fresh strawberries line-dried laundry sunshine Advertisements

Thoughts on a Friday

Brennan Manning’s recent death prompted me to revisit some of his writing, so here’s a bit for Easter: The meaning of Easter is more than hope beyond the grave, more than the infallible guarantee that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the pledge of my own.  His Easter victory means first his sovereignty over the…

Giving thanks for…

spring blossoms greening grass sprouting seeds spring rains good reads special spaghetti sauce the last of the pumpkin cinnamon rolls sunny afternoon reading outside neighbors to share oregano with the chance to keep learning the chance to chat with a friend and share my brownies people who share the music they make

Pork chili colorado

Spring is technically here, but winter weather doesn’t quite want to give up it’s hold on us yet, so this recipe was just the thing for a chilly weekend.  I’m not a big meat eater, but I had some left over pork loin in the freezer and needed to use it up before it got…

Chocolate coconut bars

These not-so-sweet dessert treats started out as the Chocolate-Caramel Bars from the Better Homes and Gardens 75th Anniversary Cookbook and got combined with these Coconut Dream Bars and a few of my ideas along the way.  😉 They’re not super-sweet, but I shared a few with a co-worker, and she thought they were fantastic, so…

Curried Eggs

I’m popping in with a recipe even though it’s not Saturday because by Saturday, all your Easter eggs may be too old to eat!  😉  This post is one part of the answer to the question: So, after the eggs are dyed and Easter is over, what do you do with all the eggs?!  There’s…