Butterscotch Scotchies – guest blogger, Katie Payne

Since Katie is my guest blogger, I’ve asked her to include tips on shipping goodies. She’s also provided a good recipe for shipping. I realize this is after the fact, since some of you have already communicated with Brian in Afghanistan. He thanks you, and I thank you for your encouraging notes and packages. Perhaps this … Continue reading

Crumbs – An Army Wife’s Motto – Guest Blogger, Katie Payne

“Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” Dwight D. Eisenhower                                                             “The Lord gives us friends to push us to our potential – and enemies to push us beyond it.” Robert Brault                                                                                                        “In true love the smallest distance is too … Continue reading

An Army Wife’s Motto – Guest Blogger, Katie Payne

                                                                  Katie, Brian  (left to right) Hannah, Sarah, Elizabeth and   Abigail  (If you can’t see the picture, click on the X in the upper left corner.) (I’m pleased to have Katie, our daughter as my guest blogger this week. Katie, Brian, and their four girls live in Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. She is actively involved in … Continue reading

Vidalia Onion Pie

Did you know the Vidalia Onion has been proclaimed the official State Vegetable of Georgia? This recipe was given by B. J. Cochran to my sister, Christine Greene in Cartersville, Ga. It’s been around since vidalia onions have, I suppose. The same recipe can be found on the website for Morris Farms in Uvalda, Georgia “In the Heart … Continue reading

Crumbs – For His Eyes Only

Loss and Gain by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow    When I compare What I have lost with what I have gained, What I have missed with what attained, Little room do I find for pride. I am aware How many days have been idly spent; How like an arrow the good intent Has fallen short or been … Continue reading

For His Eyes Only

  Have you ever lost anything that couldn’t be replaced? After retiring from 36 years of ministry, I began my pursuit of a more serious writing life. I wanted to stay on track with God’s purpose for my writing. So, I made a decision to spend quality time with God every day before writing. Intrigued by … Continue reading

Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert – To Infinity and Beyond!

Are you able to get good peaches yet?  Here’s a healthified creamy, refreshing summer dessert for you to enjoy. (only 89 calories)       Peach-Berry Frozen Dessert 6-oz. carton peach fat-free yogurt with arificial sweetener 1 8-oz. package fat-free cream cheese, softened 1/2 of an 8-oz. container frozen light whipped dessert topping, thawed 1 cup chopped, pitted, peeled fresh … Continue reading

To Infinity and Beyond!

    In the movie, Toy Story, we meet Buzz Lightyear, the newest toy in the nursery. Buzz believes he’s a real life space ranger on a mission. His assignment: to save the universe from Evil Emperor Zurg. Buzz shows off his wings and sets out to prove to Sheriff Woody he can fly. Leaping from … Continue reading

Crumbs – To Infinity and Beyond!

  “And this is Buzz Lightyear, the coolest toy ever! He can fly, oh, and shoot lasers! He’s sworn to protect the galaxy from the Evil Emperor Zurg!” Andy, showing Buzz Lightyer to his friend, Bonnie. As Albert Einstein said – “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” “To infinity and … Continue reading