My Scattered Life (Crumbs)

“Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you … Continue reading

My Scattered Life

If you had to move to a place where you could take only the bare necessities, what would you take with you? More important, what would you leave behind? Every life is made up of a past, present and future. The longer we live, the more stuff we accumulate. Not just physical stuff but mental, … Continue reading

Moroccan Chicken with Lemons and Olives

This recipe took my taste buds back to Budapest, Hungary where Jay and I were taking part in a ministry project. Near the place where we lived, we discovered a small neighborhood restaurant. Our favorite entree was fish sauteed with lemons and green olives. So naturally, when I saw this recipe, I had to try it. … Continue reading

Crumbs for Picking the Good Fight

“Choose your battles wisely. After all, life isn’t measured by how many times you stood up to fight. It’s not winning battles that makes you happy, but it’s how many times you turned away and chose to look into a better direction. Life is too short to spend it on warring. Fight only the most, … Continue reading

Picking the Good Fight

There’s nothing like a good fight! That is, if you win. Or, at least if you can wear the other person down. Years ago, I remember having heated arguments with my brother. I realize now Howell thoroughly enjoyed arguing for the sake of arguing. It was a game to him and we would go at … Continue reading

Syrup on the Bottom French Toast

Hi Folks. Here’s another recipe from our family Christmas. Everyone loved it! Recipe and image from                                                                                … Continue reading

Crumbs for My Father-in-law’s Take on Time (seasons, fears and harvesting time)

(Note: If you missed the post preceding this one, please check out My Father-in-law’s Take on Time posted Wednesday, January 14, 2015.) Webster describes time as “a continuous measurable quantity in which events occur in apparently irreversible order.”                                  “For … Continue reading

My Father-in-law’s Take on Time

Chick was a kind, hard-working man who loved and served his family and his country well. I’m grateful for the qualities he instilled in my husband. Character, consideration and responsibility. He also had a wonderful sense of humor. His quips were funny and colorful. Yesterday, I told Jay I was writing my post about time. … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Make Ahead Scrambled Eggs

Hi Folks, I hope you had a blessed Christmas and that you enjoyed lots of good food! I have a few recipes to share with you. But the best one that got the most raves was this one. I usually make an egg casserole the night before. But I decided to  make this Betty Crocker recipe early … Continue reading