A lesson learned…

So here’s a funny wintery story… We all have habits of doing things, sometimes things we probably shouldn’t do and sometimes it’s just because we’re forgetful. For Dale and I lately it’s been the later, being forgetful. Sunday, a few hours after church, Dale came home. A little while later our home teachers came by. When we went to the…

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

The other day was the first day of winter and it’s beautiful. The temperatures here have been below freezing…burr. Maybe burr is to mild a statement. The temperature has been dropping into the single digits and not getting above 25 degrees – BURR! So the snow and ice we’ve been experiencing has been sticking around. There really hasn’t been much…

Cranberry Pecan Biscotti

Who doesn’t love Biscotti!  The crumbly texture makes them an ideal candidate for dunking into a hot beverage.  With tart cranberries and rich pecans in a sticky dough, this recipe produces crunchy cookies. The flavor of these twice-baked Italian cookies deepens over time, so make enough to last a few days.  Enjoy! I’m posting two of my favorite recipes. The first one, which is pictured…

Gratitude and blessings…

It’s that time of year when the leaves on the trees start turning beautiful orange, red and yellow colors. The air is crisp and cool, children are back in school…and you know it’s FALL! I love it. It’s one of my favorite seasons  of the year. It’s also a time when we all start to ponder how grateful we are for our…

Being literal…

  Okay, so this post isn’t really about us, but the story is so adorable I couldn’t resist. Our daughter, Jamie, took her son, Paul, on a little two day trip. They went to Philadelphia,  Pennsylvania. It’s only a few hours from where they live. She told Paul they were going to see Curious George and tour the new Philadelphia…

Roasted Pumpkin and Sesame Seeds

      Oh  My Goodness – these are so yummy and so simple! Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, agave and a healthy oil…that’s it! A healthy delicious snack full of protein. Add to any salad and enjoy!    Roasted Pumpkin and Sesame Seeds 2 & 1/2 cups Pumpkin seeds (I use green pumpkin seeds or pepita’s) 2 tablespoons Sesame seeds…