There comes a point in every marriage where it’s time for something new. New stuff that is! When we got married, everything we owned was a hand-me-down from friends or family. Our bed, our couches, our pans, our bowls, our tables, etc. Having those items was a great blessing at the time, and I am […]
Halloween food and dressing up are my favorite parts of Halloween, especially since our friends host an awesome Halloween party, just for the adults, each year. Whereas I don’t usually get into the gory, bloody parts of Halloween, I love making the creepy food items. The grosser looking, the better! Last year, our friends had […]
For me, football games are more about the socializing than the actual kickoff. It’s a fun time to relax with friends, enjoy snacks, and let the kids run around and play. While the guys are actually watching the game, we girls are usually chatting around the kitchen table. In Texas, it’s not an official get-together […]
I promised some friends I would share the recipe to one of my family’s favorite cookies: Mexican Chocolate Snickerdoodles They. Are. Awesome! I found this recipe years ago in a Cookie Magazine from Better Homes and Gardens. I’ve only a made some tiny changes to it over the years, and I hope these cookies […]
First off, I’m not a food blogger. I don’t know how to take a picture of food and make it look Pinterest-worthy. But I do make some awesome french toast. Every Sunday morning, our church missionaries come to the house for breakfast. I’ve made all sorts of dishes for them, but this is […]
This weekend I made a new recipe! Pineapple Cheesecake Homemade Ice Cream I got the idea from a raspberry cheesecake ice cream recipe I found here. I had some canned pineapple left over from a stir fry recipe, so instead of making a smoothie with the leftover fruit, I experimented and made some yummy ice […]
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I'm a counselor, a wife, and a mom. I hope to inspire others to live a joyful life by embracing the chaos, fun, and beauty in life. Follow along for tips on joyful living, mingled with counseling advice and happy tidbits.
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