Sweet Potato Casserole – The Mouse Christmas

You can find my pumpking chiffon pie recipe under the Food for the Tummy Category.  Here is another of our family favorites for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I double the recipe for a crowd.  I also go light on the sugar.  It’s so easy, rich and yummy.  Enjoy!                       3 cups sweet potatoes mashed (4 or 5 … Continue reading

The Mouse Christmas Crumbs

                                                                    How many are your works, O Lord! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures . . . . These all look to  you to give them their food at the proper time.  When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand they … Continue reading

The Mouse Christmas: a tale for kids from 1 to 102

                                                                 Twas the week before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was ready, except for the mouse. “It’s coming! It’s coming! It will soon be here,” Papa Mouse shouted as his kids gave a cheer. “Gather the crumbs and wrap them with care.” Mama declared.  “For company is coming and … Continue reading

Darkness vs. Light Crumbs

A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.   C. S. Lewis                                      Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness. Leonardo da Vinci                                                              Darkness … Continue reading

Darkness vs. Light

(Last week, I had the privilege of visiting my friend Vonda Skelton’s web site as a guest blogger. Vonda is a gifted writer, teacher, and speaker.  Click on her link to check all she has to offer, including a series of mystery books for kids.  Just out is Bitsy and the Mystery at Hilton Head Island.  She’s also written … Continue reading

Mango Moose Salad and Frozen Cranberry Salad

                                                             From now until Christmas, I’ll be sharing recipes for the holidays.  Congealed salads go well with Christmas dinner, so take your pick.  Both these salads are colorful and refreshing. Mango Moose Salad            3 small Lemon Jell-O 3 cups boiling water 1 (8-oz.) Philadelphia Cream Cheese Juice of 1 lemon 1 large jar mangos (28 ozs.)  Keep juice of … Continue reading