Christmastime Foods & Treats

Every where we go this time of year there is food. We are enjoying pot lucks at work and church. We are snacking at parties on pretty appetizers. We are attending dinner parties and celebrations that all have food! It all smells wonderful, looks delicious and we are eating well above what we would normally… Continue reading Christmastime Foods & Treats

Better Homes & Gardens Stress

Isn't it ironic how sometimes simple ends up being more work? I look at all these pretty magazine photo shoots of these simple comfy living rooms all nicely decorated in shades of white for the holidays and think wow that looks beautiful! It's simple yet homey. It feels yummy and you want to cuddle up… Continue reading Better Homes & Gardens Stress

Why Frankincense & Myrrh are Special

Throughout the Christian Bible are stories that mention oil being used. Oil was used to ceremonies and rites including births and deaths. There are also stories of oils being used to heal the sick, bless and annote people. Oil was also used as gifts such as the birth of the baby Jesus. In many stories… Continue reading Why Frankincense & Myrrh are Special

What I Know for Sure About Year End Holiday Time

I intentionally held this post back so it would appear between Thanksgiving and Christmastime. I intentionally also held back how I wanted to write this because different approaches kept coming to me on just how to say what I wanted for this special post. Sometimes these posts just pour out of me like smooth morning… Continue reading What I Know for Sure About Year End Holiday Time

Winter Aromas

I am not a winter lover. Cold weather, blustery winds, dark afternoons and of course having to bundle up wherever you go. Thankfully, where I live in South Carolina winters are not as brutal as they were when I lived in Michigan and Kentucky but there is enough to remind me it's not my favorite… Continue reading Winter Aromas