Blueberry Buckle

 Blueberry Buckle Each day, I look forward to visiting a few of my favorite foodie friends, as well as finding new blogs to explore as I hop through the weekly blog parties. I am always amazed by the endless array of nutritious meals, delicious desserts, and inspiring ideas these sites provide! I discovered today’s recipe […]

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Shutter Love Tuesday & Wordless Wednesday: Fiori Di Como

 Fiori Di Como: The Bellagio, Las Vegas When you walk into The Bellagio in Las Vegas, a spectacular sight awaits you: an extraordinary array of 2000 colorful hand-blown glass blossoms, suspended high above you from the 18 feet ceiling. This photograph of Dale Chihuly’s Fiori Di Como, the world’s largest glass sculpture, is my […]

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Maple Beef Stew

Maple Beef Stew

Maple Beef Stew I was a winter bride, so it should come as no surprise that I wasn’t married for very long before my husband got a hankering for a hearty stew. Since neither of us had any good stew recipes up our sleeves at that time, we began to search for the perfect cookbook […]

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Songs Of Worship #5: Awesome God

Design by Edie More at Rich Gifts This week, as I reflect upon the countless ways that God has protected my family from harm, provided for our every need, and providentially orchestrated the circumstances of our lives to turn every harmful thing into good, there has been one constant thought running through my mind: Our […]

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A Season Full Of Color

A Season Full Of Color Card

It finally feels like Autumn in Summerland. Not that the view from my window reveals this: as I gaze outwards, I still see nothing but green everywhere. But the past few days have brought with them cooloer temperatures, cloudier skies, and the rarity of rain. As the days begin to darken, I feel my body longing to hunker down […]

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Songs Of Worship #4: The Desert Song

 Photo By Saad Alafaliq Have there been times in your life when you’ve felt distant from God – when you’ve felt isolated from those around you – when you’ve reached out to others but they have not responded in kind?    This is my prayer in the desert   When all that’s within me feels dry   This […]

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Beef With Caramelized Onions & Red Peppers

   If you are looking for a new way to serve beef to your family, you’ll want to give today’s recipe a try! Now I have a picky palate when it comes to beef, but this flavorful dish is one of my favorites! This recipe represents my beef-loving husband’s adaption of one that inspired him in Williams Sonoma Kitchen Library Stir Fry. One of […]

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