Thoughts on a Friday

The Master Potter by Marlene J. Chase He moves amid the potsherds, with patient practiced eye, saves fragments of divinity shattered by outrageous winds. Plying His grand, inscrutable trade, He grinds the useless shards and kneads them into clay. … Read the rest here (p. 32). Advertisements

Maple roasted chicken with carrots and sweet potatoes

The wind is howling outside, and I’ve been baking up a storm, very happy to be inside rather than out there where the temperature is dropping.  Along with trying to get back in the swing of planning my meals for the week, I’m also trying to make sure I use up things I’ve got before…

Thoughts on a Friday

I managed to get my Christmas things put away in one afternoon, but I’m never rushed about it.  I don’t see any problem with leaving the nativity and decorations up through the first week or so of Epiphany.  Anyway, with that in mind, this seemed like a good thought on which to end the week:…

The flu box

It seems like the wrong time of year, but I keep hearing stories about how the flu season is still going strong, and maybe even picking up in some places.  So, now is as good a time as ever to share my newly re-stocked “flu box.”  (It’s actually a basket now because the box got…

Epiphany cake fail (sort of)

This cake sort of came together by accident.  😉  I’d been mulling over the recipes in the December issue of Better Homes and Gardens and decided to whip up a batch of the flavored marshmallows just for fun.  I used raspberry syrup and swirled real raspberry juice on the top (definitely the most delicious bit!). …

I wanted to post this while it’s still January 11th where I live… More resources are available here and here.