Infant holy, infant lowly, For His bed a cattle stall; (~ Middle Girl singing a solo last night in church special, Get to the Manger) …Oxen lowing, little knowing Christ the child is Lord of all. Swiftly winging, angels singing, Bells are ringing, tidings bringing: Christ the child is Lord of all! Christ the child is Lord of all! ~Children leading us in worship on
A peaceful spot. The boys examining a slug while listening to the birds. Keep calm and count on. Encouragement posted above my coffee pot. You may remember, earlier in the week, I had a refocus? This has been the week for everything. Every possible event (and still going). But, they are each and every one – blessings. Midweek I said some weary words to Nana.
Delightful December. Blessings busting. Crammed calendar! I had started to dread the week by Saturday afternoon. Sighs. How? How to handle it all? My head hit the pillow weary-like that night. “Mama, come see the pretty sunset!” Littlest Guy exclaimed, pulling up our blinds at 7:15 the next morning, drawing our attention to the sunrise. We had overslept and forty-five minutes makes a difference in
My mother made this to serve her Birthday Club. We got the leftovers! Oh yum. Since many of our holiday, family get togethers happen on a Sunday, I’m sharing this recipe today. Just a few ingredients and you toss it in the slow cooker! A great recipe for the holidays. A great recipe for anytime! Click here for ingredients and instructions: A Year of Slow
We started our school year the last week of July. (I heard those gasps). Before you judge me, we started then, because it was the height of the summer heat and mosquito biting. And we started slowly, adding in subjects. We also started in July thinking of December. See, we take the entire month of December off. Join me at Heart of the Matter today!
A look at our week: 1. Notes tucked in Operation Christmas Child boxes | 2. Weather Kid & Junior Joker Middle Girl – on 104.7 The Fish (Click and listen below!) | 3. Pones of cornbread for Thanksgiving dressing | 4. Faux Pecan Pie – allergy-friendly Thanksgiving | 5. 1,000 Gifts App – free – thanks to Ann Voskamp | 6. Chick-fil-a – I could
For Thanksgiving. For any time of year! : Nana’s Sweet Potato Pie Sweet potatoes (either 5 or 6 medium baked sweet potatoes or a medium-sized can (about 16 to 20 oz.) 1 can sweetened condensed milk Pumpkin pie spices (go heavy on the cinnamon) to taste 3 T. melted butter 2 eggs, beaten Mash up the potatoes. Add the milk, spices, melted butter and eggs.