Archive for February, 2009

Book review: Honey for a Child’s Heart

First of all, I promise I’m only behind in my book-reviewing and not in my book-reading! Two weeks ago I finished reading Honey for a Child’s Heart by Gladys Hunt. First published in 1969, this book is now in its fourth edition* and has been read by many, many parents as they endeavor to encourage […]

Black Bean Soup

Everyone loves black bean soup, right? Well, if you’re not sure, give this one a try! Creamy, flavorful, and fun! I like to serve a basket of Tortilla Crisps, too. […]

“Obedient to their own husbands”/Rebekah Pt. 4

Some final thoughts on Rebekah’s life. These are worth considering so be sure to check this out.

“Obedient to their own husbands”/Rebekah — Pt.3

How does trust effect our obedience? Let’s look at Rebekah and learn about trust!

About Quilting

Awhile back, a reader asked if I would write just a bit about how to get started with quilting. Here’s my two cents, along with some favorite links. Happy sewing!

“Obedient to their own husbands”/Rebekah — Pt. 2

Rebekah was off to a good start. What might have gone wrong?

Book review: The Creative Family

About a week and a half ago I finished the third book on my my book list. This book– The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections— was, I felt, a great follow-up to reading The Hidden Art of Homemaking a couple weeks ago. It is so much more than just an […]

Six Months Ago — Ah!

Picnicking in Ives Park. From left: Louissa, Julia, Camilla, Mom, Danica, Liana, Carina, Brietta and baby Aubrey

Teenage/Parent Relationships

Camilla leads off as the girls take turns answering this series of questions concerning mother/teenage children relationships. Check out a daughter’s perspective!

Promised Recipes

In my Valentine’s Day Prep post I promised a couple of recipes. Here they are!