Memory Lane 7-Up Cake

The other day, I found a recipe card that belonged to Mary Jo Little, my mother. Her handwriting quickly took me down memory lane. Everyone who knew her would agree my mother was a wonderful person, as well as a fabulous cook. This brings a specific memory to mind. When I was a young girl, … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of a Frustrated Wanna-be Writer

(After you read this, you are going to realize the miracle of my ever getting anything constructive done.) The other day, I decided I would give a certain amount of time every day to focus on my study and writing time. Here’s a rundown of my first day of deciding to become more focused and … Continue reading

The Cultural Quagmire

We live in a crazy world, don’t we? Where right is perceived as wrong and wrong as right. A place where lies are believed and truth is either ignored or twisted. I call it a cultural quagmire with no moral absolutes. It’s easy for people to get stuck in a dangerous place where the more … Continue reading

Spinach Casserole

Here’s a recipe from the 80’s when we lived in Decatur, Georgia for seven years. It came from the kitchen of my neighbor, tennis partner and very special friend, Harriet. We were blessed with 7 years of good times with Harriet and her family before God moved us on to San Antonio, TX. Spinach Casserole … Continue reading

Growing Beyond the Status Quo

Reflect with me for a moment back to a time when you measured your child‘s height against the door frame in the kitchen. Your little one stood as tall as he could without cheating. Beaming with anticipation, he could hardly wait to discover how much he had grown. One thing for sure. Children are all … Continue reading

Old-Fashioned Chess Pie

Unless you’re a whole lot younger than I am, I know you remember eating Chess Pie. Yummy and easy to make. Our pastor’s wife, Jane gave it to me back in the 70’s. The recipe has been buried in my recipe archives. That’s a fancy word f0r misplaced and messy files. I may have forgotten … Continue reading

When the Well Runs Dry/Crumbs

(If yposted on September 30th and discover what to do when your well runs dry.) “. . . It is a great grace to be able to experience God’s presence in our feelings and thoughts, but when we don’t, it does not mean that God is absent. It often means that God is calling us … Continue reading