Encouragement

“Whom Shall I Fear?”

I’ve been having a lot of issues with fear lately. There is so many unknowns in this world and with all the craziness out there… the wars, the unrest, the busyness of the highway, the busyness of life, my child that’s growing up way too fast, my husband that is so busy, and then there’s …

Food

Slow-Roasted Beef Pizza

You guys. This. Is. Incredible. First of all, I never had made a pizza using roast beef before. Ah-mazing!!! It was so tender and all that juice from roasting it… I’m taken hook, line and sinker. Also, I hadn’t used tomatillos before! The reason for that: I was scared of them. I thought I probably …

Encouragement

iced tea and books

There’s nothing like sitting down with a cold tea and a good book on a summer day! Just add sunshine and a country yard and that’s a little bit of heaven on earth! I love reading. When I was younger, I read all the time! I mean, talk about a book worm, that was me! …

Encouragement

a woman of the Word, part 2

Hey Friends! It’s been a crazy few weeks here! I’ve barely touched my laptop, except to do some design work for my husband’s sister. Last week we were over in eastern Washington to help another sister move! So that was busy; we went over on Sunday afternoon (a 7 hour drive pulling a trailer). Their …

Family

happenings

It’s been extremely busy around here these days! We are so thankful that my man has so much work, that’s it’s been lots of evening and weekend working! It’s because we are headed to Illinois in a week or so, and they’ll have to close the automotive shop for a bit! It’s a family-run shop, and …

Food

rhubarb apple pie

Hi People! It’s June! And I’m totally excited for this summer! Got so much going on, a few trips, gardening, planning to do lots of grilling and camp fires, and lots of living outside with my favorite man and my little girl! Summer means rhubarb, strawberries, and so many wonderful fresh fruits and veggies! I’m so …

Encouragement

Becoming a Woman of the Word

   How many of us struggle in our lives to take enough time to read God’s Word? I find myself so often finding other things to read! There’s blogs and Instagram and Facebook and devotional books and health articles and storybooks! And then there’s the five hundred things that we should be doing – laundry, making …

Food

Shrimp Veggie Stirfry

I’m sooo ready for summer!!! I love the Pacific Northwest, and I’m ever so grateful for rain, but… It has rained so much here this spring, I’m waiting for July!!! But I do love to look out at the lush green lawn, and all my little bushes. I found a rose on my rosebush this …

Encouragement

Hello!!!

I’m so honored that you chose to come check out this blog! Around here, we are all about knowing Jesus, learning truth and creating amazing food to enjoy! Let’s talk about the Jesus part first… We are forgiven, born-again believers, we serve the One True King, and we want to spread His message to everyone. …