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gratefulness, unselfishness, letting God, morning pages, morning ritual,, mornings, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Morning Pages

I'm not a morning person by nature. I'm a two cups of coffee and maybe I'll talk to you kinda person in the morning. Some days it is three cups and a shot of espresso but whose counting... Unless I'm on vacation. Then I can't wait to wake up. I'm like a kid on Christmas… Continue reading Morning Pages

Lent, Seasonal, Uncategorized

An Awakening

Today is Ash Wednesday. It is the first day of Lent, which is the 40 day period before Easter. When I think of Lent these words come to my mind: awakening , reflection, gratitude, repentance. Lent is more than an ancient tradition observed by some. To me it is a time of “setting apart” for… Continue reading An Awakening

gratefulness, unselfishness, letting God, Uncategorized

A green velvet couch

All week I had been waiting for the weekend. No work, no school, we got our tax returns back and could finally buy a couch! I had it all planned out. I woke up that morning with a joy and excitement that I hadn’t had all week. I sat down on the our old broken… Continue reading A green velvet couch

Seasonal, Uncategorized, winter blahs

Keeping the Wintertime Blahs Away and a Springtime Lemon Scone Recipe (GF and Low-Carb) yes

  Post by Nancy Gordon Forgive me for complaining, but winter seems to last forever,and I get tired of the overcast skies. I know I shouldn’t complain, especially since I am a Southerner. I’ve heard how harsh the winters are in the North.  I am glad to live where I do for that reason.   But are you feeling this way… Continue reading Keeping the Wintertime Blahs Away and a Springtime Lemon Scone Recipe (GF and Low-Carb) yes

Health-Giving Cloves
essential oils, In the Kitchen: Recipes and More, Seasonal, Superfoods

Health-Giving Cloves

When I was young my family had this tradition during the holidays of making pomander balls. We used oranges and studded them with cloves. We'd often create beautiful designs or smiley faces and then the oranges were piled on top of each other in a bowl and put on display. After the process was done I… Continue reading Health-Giving Cloves