Making Butter

I attempted making butter today! I felt so Pioneer-ish. But, man, I’m glad I have a stand mixer I don’t know how long it must’ve taken with an old-fashioned churn. Philip grew up with a dairy cow. They milked each morning and always saved the cream for ice cream on Saturday nights. When Philip startedContinue reading “Making Butter”

From the Empty Nest: Kitchen Hacks

I’m starting with kitchen hacks because I love to cook. I have an eye for good recipes and love to make all kinds of food. I get bored easily so I don’t have a menu rotation and we don’t make any of the same things each week. We ate together as a family every nightContinue reading “From the Empty Nest: Kitchen Hacks”

Beautiful Blooms of Fall

Last bloom. Late bloomer. Still as beautiful as the first bloom. Nothing late. Bloomed in it’s time. Beautiful bloom of fall. The bloom is fading. Still first blush of youth with the wisdom of age. Life is not half over, it’s half begun. So much beauty to behold. Still much beauty to give. Beautiful bloomContinue reading “Beautiful Blooms of Fall”

Staycation

I’ve been on vacation since Monday and it’s been glorious. The weather has cooperated and it’s felt like summer everyday. I soaked it up Tuesday by having coffee in the park with a friend. Wednesday Philip and I went to Lincoln and ate lunch outside and were able to shop and browse in perfect weather.Continue reading “Staycation”

Figuring things out

Welcome to my little corner of the world. My hope for this blog is that you are encouraged and empowered as I was by the things I will be sharing. This blog will be focused on life happenings, both past and present, taking charge or own health, and encouragement from God’s Word. I honestly haveContinue reading “Figuring things out”