As we grow in our relationship with Christ, we should become more Christ-like. Galations 5:22-23 gives us the fruit of the spirit that should be evident in our lives – love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfullness, gentleness and self-control.
Personally, I still struggle with some of these. It is important for us and for our girls to understand what the fruit of the spirit is. For, as we allow the Holy Spirit to live in us, these will become more evident.
Mushrooms are a unique vegetable. While they are actually a fungus, they can serve many functions in your kitchen. Mushrooms can be eaten raw in a salad, or added to a sauce to enhance the flavor in meat.
Personally, I like Portobello mushroom steaks served as a meat substitute to create a lighter meal. Continue reading
After a few set backs, I am finally finished with the Alphabet Baby Blanket that I began a couple of months back. The pictures do not do it justice.
The teacher in me loves the science related badges. As we homeschool, I find that our curriculum often overlaps with badge work. This experiment is a classic example of one that we performed in “school”.
Fresh asparagus is a family favorite. While it is usually a winter vegetable, I found it on sale the other day and grabbed a pound. Roasted asparagus is very easy to make and adds a touch of class to any meal.
I grew up collecting stamps. My interest came as a way to connect with my father, who also collected stamps.
The diversity of stamps available still continues to amaze me. Did you know that ordinary people, like me and you, help determine what the stamps will look like. Continue reading
Meatballs are versatile, whether you like them as a comfort food with mashed potatoes and gravy, or in your spaghetti sauce. I do not buy the pre-packaged meatballs, but make my own, 5 pounds at a time and store them in my freezer. They are easy to make and have been a meal saver on more than one occasion.