God Bless America Nutty Pumpkin Fudge

             Since it’s pumpkin season, I thought you might like to try this recipe from the South Carolina Living Magazine, submitted by Tina Corcoran from Abbeville.  I served it at an open house last Christmas and everyone loved it.  I also included it in gift bags for my neighbors.  I suggest you share the fudge with lots … Continue reading

God Bless America Crumbs

“It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.”  George Washington                                                                                                                   “I believe with all my heart that standing up for America means standing up for the God who has so blessed our land.  We need God’s help to guide our nation through stormy seas.  But we can’t expect Him … Continue reading

God Bless America, Please!

       We’ve all sung God Bless America more times than we can count.  If this truly is a prayer from our hearts, what exactly are we praying for?  In what specific ways are we praying for God to bless America, especially during these troubled times?  Below are some scriptures to guide our prayers for this … Continue reading

Cowboy Crumbs

“A good character is the best tombstone.  Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots        have withered.  Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.”  Charles H. Spurgeon                                                                                                                                        “Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.” Woodrow T. Wilson  “Self sacrifice is … Continue reading

Cowboy King Ranch Chicken

    To go along with the theme of the Cave Spring Cowboy, I decided to feature King Ranch Chicken for this week’s recipe.  It came from my friend Bebe in San Antonio, TX and my family loves it. 1 chicken (hen) or 4 large chicken breasts cooked and cut up (save broth) 1 package (10-12) … Continue reading

Lessons I Learned from a Cave Spring Cowboy

        He lay in the casket wearing the same clothes he wore in life—jeans, boots, silver belt buckle, and a ten-gallon hat placed on his chest.  Doyle Price was married to my niece, Amelia, but we didn’t really get to know him—until he was gone. Jay, Lisa, and I attended the funeral in Cave Spring, … Continue reading

Rags to Riches Corn Chowder

Today, I was talking to Mil, my mother-in-law (101 years old) about the lean times during the years of The Great Depression.  She told me a story I would like to pass on to you.  She had told Chick, my brother-in-law not to ever pick up anything in the street.  After walking home from school … Continue reading

Rags to Riches Crumbs

“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’”  Jeremiah 29:11  NIV                                                  “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”  Proverbs 19:21  NIV “It is not … Continue reading

Rags to Riches

Why does life have to be so hard? In Jeremiah 29:11, God says He has plans for our prosperity, hope, and a future. In Psalm 138:8,  He also promises He will fulfill His purpose for our lives.  Have you ever wondered when you will actually see the fruit of these promises?  I have!  And believe me; I’ve done my … Continue reading

Age-Defying Colorful Apricot Chutney

             I know.  Chutney isn’t something you include in your steady diet.  You may think you don’t like it.  Now that you’ve applied your Age-Defying ABCs and are ready to try new things to jazz up your life, I encourage to try this recipe.  I didn’t know I was a fan of chutney until I tasted … Continue reading