Carrot Cake Jam

A REPOST of one of my most requested jams. Photo by cottonbro Jellies and Jams are a staple for any family with children. For some, a delicacy. Over the years, my children had identified their go-to favorites for delicious sandwich jelly and jams, as well as their absolute favorite delicacies. "We need more _____________ jam, … Continue reading Carrot Cake Jam

Sunflowers Bloom (Part 2 of 2)

Just as sunflowers bloom from each blossom that generated from seed; with the proper nutrient rich soil, sunlight and water, each Christian has the opportunity to bloom in their life with Christ. "But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold."(Matthew 13:8) In order for a Christian … Continue reading Sunflowers Bloom (Part 2 of 2)

Sunflowers Bloom (Part 1 of 2)

Just as frozen ground and soil begins to thaw, warm weather and longer days appear. Soon the sap in the trees begins to nourish each limb and gorgeous flowers begin to blossom. Such intricate details of the our Lord and master. God's handiwork is magnificent! Photo by Todd Trapani on With all pieces of … Continue reading Sunflowers Bloom (Part 1 of 2)

Budgeting~ 4 Ways to get the Budget in order

Often times I hear, however do you afford to live as you do, serve God in multiple locations, have more than one house, homestead on small acreage and not have huge debt with one main income? My answer really isn't a secret, nor do I have the need to hide it. Photo by Ylanite Koppens … Continue reading Budgeting~ 4 Ways to get the Budget in order

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Strawberry farms are into their new season and 4th of July is here- test out this great cookie recipe. I love making these cookies with my own little twist for the 4th of July festivities. (By adding in a handful of white chocolate chip melted and drizzled on top and a heaping cup of blueberries … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Best Ever Coffee Frosted Mini Cut Outs!

These cookies are sooo good and supply that sweet craving in one bite. (If you can stop at one!) I love these little guys. Use your favorite sugar cookie dough recipe, here is mine. Roll out and cut as desired. I purchased these cute mini star cut outs! Perfect for little bites and the little … Continue reading Best Ever Coffee Frosted Mini Cut Outs!

Tortilla Round Up- 45+ Good Eats You Can Make With Tortillas!

Kids LOVE tortillas. Over the years we have come to know so many things that are great that have the main ingredient- TORTILLAS. If you do not know how to make them, check out my recipe. In the meantime, they are also fairly cheap, even the different dollar store type chains carry them. The best … Continue reading Tortilla Round Up- 45+ Good Eats You Can Make With Tortillas!

Child Approved Fruit Parfait Recipe

I'm not sure about your family, but my family loves dessert. I love this SO SIMPLE recipe, but it feels like dessert. If one can get by with healthy dessert that could be eaten at breakfast, how much better can the day start, right? Seriously though, my kids love anything with fruit and yogurt. This … Continue reading Child Approved Fruit Parfait Recipe

What God Hath Promised

What God Hath Promised God hath not promised Skies always blue, Flower strewn pathways All our lives through; God hath not promised Sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, Peace without pain. But God hath promised Strength for the day, Rest for the labor, Light for the way, Grace for the trials, Help from above, Unfailing … Continue reading What God Hath Promised

DIY Blueberry Granola Recipe

Photo by Ovidiu Creanga on DIY Blueberry Granola Recipe ~Start by lining your baking or cookie sheet with parchment paper. Heat oven to 300 degrees. ~Mix in a large bowl: 1 Cup of Coconut Oil 1 Cup of honey 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of salt ~Add oats, almonds and … Continue reading DIY Blueberry Granola Recipe