Tree of Life Poem

The Tree of Life Poem

  The Tree of Life Poem   They light up my tree, and the rest of the room, As He lights up my heart, as his love within blooms. I pause to think just before I plug them in, They remove the darkness as He removed my sin. This past year has been a challenge,…

Woodlands Christmas Music

Woodlands Christmas Music

  Woodlands Christmas Music   I love creating Christmas playlists for our Christmas gatherings.  It really sets the tone of our get-togethers when the music matches or compliments our overall theme.  For our Woodlands Christmas, I created this playlist which has a mix of country and Celtic songs.  The songs were chosen and placed in…

Pumpkin Soup

Homemade Pumpkin Soup

  Homemade Pumpkin Soup   As the weather turns cold, warm up with some homemade pumpkin soup.  We placed our soup in bowls purchased from the Little White Dish.  The lids keep the soup warm and allow for a cute little tag to be placed on the lid.     Pumpkin Soup Makes 4 servings…

Patriotic Songs and Images

  Patriotic Songs and Images to Inspire Your 4th of July   Linda’s son, Peter, loves to travel and he recently took a trip to Washington D.C.  Some of the photos below are from his trip to our nation’s capital, as well as a few other personal photos.  He’s the one holding the U.S. flag…

Glorious Easter Songs

My Top 25 Favorite Easter Songs (plus a bonus song)   Get ready to sing for joy this Resurrection Sunday because I’ve put together my list of the best Easter music – some hymns, some praise & worship songs, and some songs to rock out to…after all, believers have a lot to celebrate this holiday!…

A Trip to Magnolia Market & Silos

A Trip to Magnolia Market & Silos   If you love HGTV, there’s a very good chance you’re familiar with the show Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines.  In fact, you may be a huge fan of the show!  My sister, Linda, loves the program and tapes it regularly, so she can watch it. …

Coffee Around the World

   Coffee Around the World   How do you take your coffee? Black? Cream? Sugar? Coffee has been a staple in households for centuries and has become a worldwide phenomenon. Thousands of new coffee shops pop up every day and there is a plethora of ways to drink your coffee. Here are some favorite ways…

Candy Corn Parfaits

  Scrumptious Candy Corn Parfaits   You will FALL in love with these festive candy corn parfaits, which were perfect for our Sunflowers and Scarecrows menu (see link below).     Candy Corn Parfaits Makes 4-6 servings   Ingredients 1 box of instant chocolate pudding 1 box of French vanilla pudding Chocolate cereal Whipped cream…

Corn Chowder & Sweet Cornbread

    Warm and Tasty Corn Chowder and Sweet Cornbread   In the fall, when the weather turns cool and corn is in abundance, you’ll want to reach for this warm comforting soup and cornbread.  So here’s the recipe.   Corn Chowder Makes 6 servings   Ingredients 1 Tbsp butter 1 strip bacon, chopped (or…