Jesus Loves Me

What is the truth of my circumstance? I am sure everyone of you have had some unique circumstances.  Some challenging circumstances.  Unfortunately, the great circumstances are overshadowed by the bad ones at times.  I have been on a journey through a health issue...

Basil Salad

Sweet Basil Salad Recipe   Like a good fresh salad?  Well, I have a recipe for you.  This is an easy 7 ingredient salad with a fresh, light, home-made dressing.   This salad is a great companion to any main dish.  My favorite tag along for this salad is grilled salmon...

Some Kind of Chicken Dinner

Chicken Pasta Recipe When you are looking for a way to use the last few chicken breasts in the freezer, casserole dishes is the way to go.  Our family favorite is what I call “Some Kind of Chicken”.  Typically, this is when I find something at the last...

What happened to my Basil?

Basil Growing Trials Now, I told you this will be an adventurous year for me as I attempt to grow herbs in the desert. My green thumb has become a dry brown chafe. This is my 3rd attempt to grow basil. I love basil and buy fresh bushels often. So, naturally I would...

Springtime Refreshing

Spring Home Decorating & Cleaning Have you ever experienced after Christmas let down? I used to feel this way as a child. All the build up of parties and festivities peaking on December 25th just to crash the day after. I love the Christmas season. It is a time to...

Christmas in the Desert

Christmas Tree Story Ok, i don’t know about you, but part of our family Christmas traditions is to buy our Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving.  Our family gave up the whole “Black Friday” fun, when it started to become a crazy riot.  For years...

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Season in our Home What kind of Christmas traditions does your family have?  For as far back as I can remember, there were certain things we did as a family for Christmas day.  They left lasting memories.  We always had Christmas breakfast with the entire...

Little Flower – Little Spitfire

Christian Parenting My little flowers!  My puffalumps!  Those sweet, fat little cheeks!  My little girls!  Are you kidding me????  These “little girls” I speak of are now little women!  I have a really hard time digesting that reality.  All of the years...

Homemaker Business Owner

Owning a Business and Stay Home Mom When I think of the homemaker who is also a business owner, the Proverbs 31 woman comes to mind.  This is the woman I aspire to be.  I have a passion for seeing people use the talents God has blessed them with.  No talent is greater...

Tasty Affordable Dinners

Some Kind of Chicken I am surprised to find myself being more and more resourceful.  As inflation is eating up our grocery budget, I must make every bit of food count.  Have you noticed the amount of money it takes to eat these days?  Our grocery budget has doubled in...

Growing Sweet Basil & Thyme

The Basil Apron I have tried and failed many times.  Growing herbs.  Who would have ever thought it would be so difficult.  I have grown many plants.  My times living in Florida, landscaping was my families past-time.  I love to dig in the dirt and create a beautiful...

Real Homemaker

What is a Modern Homemaker? Being a christian, wife, mother, homeschooler, business owner and a conservative defines me. Why did i start this blog? First of all, it’s because I am not really a gifted writer. This is my opportunity to express myself in words...