This autumn, I stumbled across a recipe for a crock pot pumpkin spice latte on Pinterest. Naturally, I just had to try it. It was tasty, but I found the latte to be a bit over-spiced. After reading through some other recipes, and I tried a version of the Crockin' Pumpkin Spice Latte. This one is… Continue reading Crock Pot Pumpkin Spice Latte
I went on my first camping trip of the summer this week. My whole family was able to make it, including my brother and his wife. We also were visited by several Canadian geese, who ate more of our hot-dog buns than we did. I knew it was going to be a good trip when… Continue reading Table Rock Lake and Campfire Donuts
It all started with a bowl of peaches. Soft, juicy, you-can-just-smell-the-sweetness peaches. It was time to eat them or let them go. And being that it was quite possibly the most boring 4th of July evening of my life, I had nothing to do. So my mom and I grabbed a couple knives and started… Continue reading Oh peaches…how about some cobbler?
Last week I started a diet. Well, kind of. Started probably isn't really the best word. I was already on the diet. I just started a much more strict version. Several years ago my family discovered the South Beach Diet. I know -- it sounds like a cheesy fad diet. It really isn't. It was originally… Continue reading Surviving South Beach: Low-Carb Peanut Butter Cookies
Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. (1 Peter 4:9 ESV)Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. (Hebrews 13:2 ESV)By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:35 ESV)There is nothing like gathering with friends around a kitchen table,… Continue reading Practicing Hospitality