I love these cups. I picked them up at a Thrift shop in Port Townsend, WA for about $3 each. The cup with pink flowers says “Made in occupied Japan” underneath. Three months ago, I was sitting in Paris, sipping hot chocolate. Brookie, my second oldest, was living in Spain for three months as an… Read More
Archives for January 2011
Questions I get almost weekly from young’ins (as Jake, age 14, likes to call them)are: “Can you give me some recipes I can make when I move out? Easy recipes for college students, missionaries or newly married peeps? Low cost, quick and easy recipes? I’m posting a new category, starting today called “New Beginnings”-college and… Read More
For some unknown reason during holiday time, I feel the need to buy every specialty food item that comes within 20 feet of my grocery cart. Cheese, fruit, spreads, crackers, chocolate. You name it, I buy it. That huge wheel of Brie in Costco gets me every time. I love Brie. Brie on apples, crackers,… Read More
Two and a half years ago, I started blogging about my fifth child, Cooking. I started because I was a little sad that my kids were growing up. A little sad that, although I love my boys, I was now the only girl left at home. It seemed like I was facing a never ending… Read More
The Recovery Room. That’s what our family room has been for the past 6 days. Started with Brooke’s sinus surgery. Two days later, Stephen had his tonsils removed. Ouch. Lots of time together on the twin sofas. Loads of cold drinks, soft food, Kleenex, ice cream, movies, straws, visitors, Slurpees, Concretes and Rainbows (Btown treats)…. Read More
How were your holidays? Merry and bright? Were they “the most wonderful time of the year”? I love the holidays, starting with Thanksgiving and ending with New Years. Love the focus on Christ, family, service, love- lunch with dear friends, smelling the pine tree, nativities, snow, snow, snow, music, and unearthing all of the decor… Read More
Love this Country Barn Kitchen. Read about the details here.