What Will I Feed Them?

What Will I Feed Them?

Holiday meals are upon us, so I’ve made my list and I’m checking it twice: Mashed Potatoes (the Make Ahead recipe),  Cider Baked Turkey (purchase the juice), Butterhorn Rolls (for Gratitude Rolls),  Pumpkin Bars, and I must remember to cut out the card stock for the...
The Becoming Cottage:  The Before

The Becoming Cottage: The Before

In April we did a crazy thing. Yes, we did. An exciting, overwhelming, life giving, “How have I gotten myself in so far over my head,” kind of God thing. In February and March, we rode a chaotic roller coaster of whether or not this purchase would happen, but many...
How Do We Sort Through the Tension?

How Do We Sort Through the Tension?

While I wrote this during the summer of 2020 for (in)courage, I think acknowledging this tension and pondering what it looks like within our own lives will always be of critical importance.  *********** My weekend encapsulated one of those magical moments that little...
Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I’m so excited to partner with AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate to share my Low Carb Chocolate Avocado Mousse Recipe, a free family baking guide plus the opportunity to win some of my favorite baking chocolate. See details at the bottom of this post. This week marked a...
In the Unknown: My Daily Must Do’s

In the Unknown: My Daily Must Do’s

I wrote this article five weeks ago and nothing has changed. If anything, I am needing to be more diligent in giving myself grace but to continue to run to these most important “R’s.” They’ve been a life line when I’ve needed to...
Easy Marinated Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Easy Marinated Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Nine years ago, I first posted this marinated cheese recipe and it’s been a fan favorite ever since. While it presents like a gourmet crowd pleaser, it’s easy enough for all of us to make. Since I first posted this, stores have started selling cheese cut...
Is a Simple Christmas Possible?

Is a Simple Christmas Possible?

Have you started singing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” yet? Admittedly, I’m a humming machine right now. The sights, sounds, and nostalgia of the holiday season have drawn me in, and my senses are celebrating from the simple pleasures. As I snuggle in my...