7 Layer Bars: Great for anytime of the Year

Don't you love recipes that are tried and true, delicious, loved by most, and simple to make? For all the above reasons, I love these bar cookies! They go by many names like, "Magic Bars," or "Hello Dollies." But since they are made up of seven layers of ingredients, I call them "7 Layer Bars." … Continue reading 7 Layer Bars: Great for anytime of the Year

Beware of the front and center

I discovered some valuable lessons at the fabric store the other day. I quickly observed that, as people, we don't thrive for long "up front and center." Having to be "right" or the focus is not always pretty. The need to be noticed, or feel significant does seem to be in our nature. Who doesn't at … Continue reading Beware of the front and center

Naturally sharing my life and faith in normal everyday ways

We want our lives to be ones of influence and impact, yet often it seems like we should be doing something else, or going somewhere else. What if I said, "Our lives can have significant influence and impact right where we are, right now-- where we live, walk, study, text, or work?" You might think, … Continue reading Naturally sharing my life and faith in normal everyday ways

The Ultimate Blueberry Pie that you gotta share!

Summer is officially here, according to the calendar, even though it has felt like summer for weeks now! With summer, comes the blues-- that is blueberries. Can I tell you how much I love blueberries? Everyday is a blueberry kind of day, for each morning I have blueberries on my cereal. They not only taste great, but … Continue reading The Ultimate Blueberry Pie that you gotta share!

My Favorite Sugar Cookies: Sweets for the Sweetheart

He says the cookies sure helped. I had a great time on my first date with Brian and I wanted to somehow let him know (Of course, I was  hoping we would go out again!).  We had gone on a double date with his roommate and his girlfriend, doing all sorts of fun things.  While … Continue reading My Favorite Sugar Cookies: Sweets for the Sweetheart