February 2012

Amazing Grace: My Story (Part 1)

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The story I am about to share with you does not come without a lot of thought and prayer.  For quite some time I have felt God pressing on my heart to share my story.  I have, for the most part, resisted.  Oh I've shared a snippet here and there, but never really just laid [...]

Easy Zucchini Bread

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I am in Nashville this weekend having SO much fun meeting lots of fabulous bloggers at Blissdom, but I wanted to share this recipe that I made last week.  I was so excited when I opened my Worden Farm Box last week and discovered 4 delicious looking zucchini way down at the bottom of the [...]

Easy American Goulash

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My wonderful sister gets all the credit for this major family-pleaser!  She has been making a meaty version of this recipe for years--it is her family's absolute favorite meal--and I finally got her to share it with me!  My whole family went crazy for it too, so of I'm doing the only logical thing and [...]

Why I Make My Bed: 10 Reasons I Keep My House Clean

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A couple of months ago I shared this list of "simple rules" that I wanted my family to live by.  Funnily enough, the one thing people commented on more than any other was a line I honestly hadn't thought twice about including: Make your bed every day.  (Get the free download here) Is this really a novel concept? [...]

Valentine’s Day Cake Pops

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For the past few years I've made sugar cookies for Valentine's Day and this year I really wanted to do something new.  Then I stumbled across Bakerella's Cake Pop Book and discovered a whole new obsession.  I think if I could do nothing but make cake pops for the rest of my life, I would [...]

Cheesy Cream of Broccoli Soup

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First of all, I just have to say a huge thank you to all of you for being so incredibly sweet and encouraging and well, just plain wonderful in response to Wedneday's post.  I was overwhelmed and deeply touched by all your kind comments.  You guys are the best and after a few days of [...]

Everyone Gets the Same 24 Hours

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I've been feeling a little down on myself lately.   I'd like to think I'm a pretty positive person in general, but every once in a while I will be overcome by feelings of inadequacy.  I start comparing myself to others and nitpicking all of my own flaws and suddenly the list of all the [...]

Roasted Eggplant & Chickpea Hummus

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 I love all things Mediterranean, especially hummus, but I have always been slightly nervous to make my own.  A few of my friends assured me that it was super easy but for some reason it always just seemed so complicated. Well, now that I have made it I can honestly tell you that it is [...]

15 Awesome Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $15

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner, which means it is time for the Annual LWSL Valentine's Day Gift List!  I have found some awesome goodies for you this year--it is amazing what you can find for under $15 when you really start to look.  As with all gifts, of course, it is the thought [...]