How Putting Up the Christmas Tree Turned into a Teachable Moment

While unplugging and re-plugging light strands, removing and replacing bulbs, and playing with the dimmer switch on these newfangled lights… my kids grasped, for a few moments, how important they are to the Church Body, and to bringing Jesus’ light to the world…. and this teachable moment is one we can refer back to throughout the year, and relive again next Christmas.

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Sourdough Biscuits

I was resistant to going gluten-free for a long time.  I had spent so long cultivating good sourdough recipes using spelt (which is glutenous 😦 )that I couldn’t bear the thought of having to learn something new All.Over.Again. As it turned out, my oldest daughter loves baking and so she scoured Pinterest for recipes and […]

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Sourdough Banana Bread

  The fragrant smell of banana bread wafting through the house… Warm bread with freshly spread butter, melting in your mouth. And you feel good because you know, even though no one else can tell, it’s sourdough, and that means that it contains more readily available nutrition than traditional breads. What better recipe, than a […]

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My Summer Fitness Challenge Results

I owe you an update on my Summer Fitness Challenge.  I am so aware. I updated you on the first 30 days HERE. If you remember, I wanted to get back in shape, close the gap in my stomach muscles, and I set a fun goal of getting back into my wedding dress by my […]

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My Journey to Health & Weight Loss, Part 2

  To Read Part 1, visit HERE. I think it was some time during month 2 of dietary changes that I decided to add back in the meat and proteins that I had removed to follow the detox diet.  I used a salad plate for meals instead of a dinner plate, and continued to eat […]

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