Archive for January, 2009

A Good Habit

A small but significant challenge for your weekend!

Book review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

After I finished reading The Hidden Art of Homemaking, I moved on to Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver, a book I began reading last year and then never finished. I started again from the beginning and, wow, what a great book. The book follows the author’s family for a […]

A Gentle Reminder

The tongue — keep it in check today… and everyday!

Gingerbread Cookies

When we make gingerbread cookies, there is no recipe we could fathom using other than the one from Recipes from the Raleigh Tavern Bake Shop. If you’ve ever been to Colonial Williamsburg and had the opportunity to taste these amazing cookies– soft and molasses-y and simply amazing– then you know how set apart these gingerbread […]

Good Things — Part 4

We finish up our month long study on becoming good with a look at Dorcas, a woman “full of good works…” Join us!

A memorial

Today we pause. We pray, we sorrow, we believe for better, we weep. Help us be a voice for the innocent lives being slaughtered on the altar of convenience, Lord. Bring repentance, awakening, conviction, and healing to the hearts of men and women all across our nation. We need Your touch, Jesus; we need Your […]

Book review: The Hidden Art of Homemaking

Last week I finished reading The Hidden Art of Homemaking, by Edith Schaeffer. It had been quite a few years since I last read it and, as I was feeling the need for fresh inspiration as a homemaker, I thought it would be worth my while to give it a re-read. I was not disappointed. […]

A goal to read

This year, one of my main goals is to read more than I have in the past year or two. Throughout my teenage years, I was quite the avid reader. I loved to read (and re-read) all sorts of books and was constantly doing so. However, between caring for four little ones under six years […]

Good Things — Part 3

The fruit of being good — let’s take a look!

Another North Country Morning

We do get some cold temps here in Northern NY. This was what I found outside my kitchen window this morning.