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My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

My Top Five Recipes for Procrastinating

I didn’t even know that cooking food to avoid doing something else had a name. Procrastibaking!  We all do it. Okay, maybe we don’t all do it but I do it, and maybe you do, too. Let me set the scene. The grass on the […]

Travel Season: the summer’s bucket list

Travel Season: the summer’s bucket list

You might remember that last summer I went on an epic journey to visit the location of Sweet Town in South Dakota.  I still think of it often and it still has the power to make me a little weepy. This summer I have some […]

Dear Mama…

Dear Mama…

I’m a mom and Sunday is Mother’s Day so I’ve been reflecting on this whole motherhood deal. Many of my friends in real life and on Facebook share their feelings of inadequacies and parenting fails on a regular basis, but especially so at this time […]

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

Easy Quick Basic Hummus

This recipe is intended to be switched up on the fly. Warning: this is not a traditional hummus recipe. It’s  Americanized, but it’s tasty. Print Easy Quick Basic Hummus Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), liquid reserved 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste) […]

5 Easy Recipes for a Carefree Picnic

5 Easy Recipes for a Carefree Picnic

Guys, I am so excited! It’s picnic weather. We hit 70 degrees yesterday and I went barefoot outside! I know, I know, that’s a lot of exclamation points but I am that excited. The other day I washed all of my assorted picnic tablecloths and […]

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung!

In the woods there is still snow, but it’s grainy and coarse and dips down around tree trunks where the dark earth shows through.  And yesterday, birdsong greeted me as dawn was just breaking. Last week we had a blizzard. The weatherman repeated himself several […]

New Puppy or No Puppy?

New Puppy or No Puppy?

I’m getting broody, like a hen clucking about her house, settling on eggs she will never hatch. Dear Husband was concerned that it might mean I want another baby and he suggested we get a puppy. I could hear the panic in his voice when […]

Neat Ball Recipe

Neat Ball Recipe

Here at the Christian house, we are trying to eat less meat and more veggies but I’m not exactly thrilled about using soy as a substitute to bulk up a casserole or add some umami to our meals. Don’t get me wrong, I love Morningstar […]

Farmer’s Neighbor

Farmer’s Neighbor

Farmer’s Neighbor A Sweet Town Clean Historical Western Romance (Book 25, Part Three) by Sarah Christian Nineteen-year-old Ashley Green fears she’s a burden on her parents, who soon expect their fifth child. With no marital prospects and no work except helping a handsome widower still […]

The Boss’s Nurse

The Boss’s Nurse

The Boss’s Nurse A Sweet Town Clean Historical Western Romance (Book 25, Part Two) by Sarah Christian Abandoned by her husband and with her dreams of motherhood slipping ever further away, no-nonsense nurse Margaret Brill believes the only way to get on with her life […]