https://toriavey.com/toris-kitchen/recipes/hanukkah/ “Dear Friends, It’s the first night of Hanukkah tonight. In my home we will light the candles together and celebrate the traditions that have carried our ancestors forward for generations. We’ll also be making the delectable dessert fritters below, a beloved family recipe. For more last minute recipe ideas, check out my Hanukkah and Winter Holiday categories. Wishing you a season filled with…

Quieting Your Heart For The Holidays Week 4/ Time Warp Wife

Quieting Your Heart Free Resources – Week 4 Questions Week 4: Week 4 at a Glance:   BIBLE VERSE CARDS FOR WEEK 4 This is the final week (there are 30 in total)  Bible Verses Day 22-25    |   Bible Verses Day 26-29    |    Bible Verse Day 30 28-PAGE STUDY GUIDE Click here to download a free copy PRAYER…

Way Too Early To Start My Day /Sarah’s Ramblings

Way Too Early To Start My Day It’s December 12th. Danny’s alarm has been going off for almost 30 minutes. I hate alarms anyway so I really can’t stand “SNOOZE”. It makes no sense to me whatsoever. I got up as soon as the alarm went off the first time. I need to get Danny…

Easy Gingerbread Bars — Moore or Less Cooking

Craving gingerbread but don’t want to spend all of that time to make those adorable gingerbread men? Try these quick and easy, soft gingerbread bars. You will be so happy that you did. Because for me, Christmas = Gingerbread. Christmas is coming up and these easy gingerbread bars will make your home smell completely divine as……

Smoked Standing Rib Roast — The Domestic Man

Around the holidays, there are three dishes I like to prepare on certain days: turkey (smoked or roasted) for Thanksgiving, ham (citrus and honey glazed) for Christmas, and a rib roast for New Years Day. My traditional rib roast recipe is featured in The Heritage Cookbook, but last weekend I wanted to try out a […]…

Celebrating Advent: Keeping Jesus Christ The Focus Of The Season

Celebrating Advent: Keeping Jesus Christ The Focus Of The Season By Deseret News  Nov 25, 2011, Eric D. Huntsman, For the Deseret News https://www.deseret.com/2011/11/25/20389990/celebrating-advent-keeping-jesus-christ-the-focus-of-the-season “Advent is an important tradition in Germany and Scandinavia as well as being part of the Christmas worship of many branches of Christianity, including the Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican and Methodist churches. The…

Quieting Your Heart For The Holidays/ Update from Sarah On Week 1 And Life In Our Neck Of The Woods/ Week 2 / By Time Warp Wife

From Sarah :
I am starting this wonderful study today. I wasn’t prepared for it when Advent started last week. I could blame it on the fact we were in Plant City until Tuesday of the first week. I had plenty of time to get ready for it here. I could have shared the first week on time but I chose family (In my case , Danny) and held off. Lighting Advent candles at a B & B could have been done. We had the whole house to ourselves. I still chose not to. I wasn’t ready (in my heart ) to begin.
My HEART WASN’T QUIET.
MY HEART hasn’t been QUIET in a very long time.
I was praying that our mini- vacation would bring us closer and in a way it did. Yet, NOT IN THE WAYS I NEEDED IT TO.

Tis The Season — Every Day with the King

Originally posted December 2018 The season is here! What came to your mind as you turned your calendar to December this year? Advent Family Traditions Celebration Shopping Gift-giving Decorating Baking Ideally, it is a season of […] Tis The Season — Every Day with the King From Sarah :I just lost a huge paragraph on grieving…

Quieting Your Heart For The Holidays : The Book of Luke / Time-Warp Wife |Reblogged

As we enter this holiday season, I want to invite you to quiet you heart with me. I thought and I prayed about the best way to enter this holiday season, and as I reading the Word, I kept going back to the book of Luke. I couldn’t help but feel that the best way to prepare for the King was to get to know Him on a deeper level, and to drink from the well of His wisdom.

And so our study begins this Monday, November 21st and runs for four consecutive weeks, ending December 17th.

There are 24 chapters in Luke. Therefore, I suggest reading one chapter per day/six days a week bringing you to a complete four-week study.

If we’re going too fast for you—slow down. Go at your own pace. If it takes you two months to complete the study, so be it. This isn’t homework, this is an opportunity to fellowship with God, to quiet your heart during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and to find rest in His presence.

There’s a FREE study guide below in which I have provided you with a list of questions for each chapter. This doesn’t mean that you have to tackle every single question. You might want to answer two or three of them each day, and some days you may prefer to answer them all. The questions are simply a method to get you thinking, cross referencing, and rightly dividing the Word. For many of the questions, our answers could be different as God is speaking to each of us in a unique way.

Please note: The study guide is 85 pages. If that is too much for you to print, simply read it on your computer, and record your thoughts in a journal

Four Days In Plant City : Trains/ Large And Small

Danny And I were in Plant City for 4 days and 3 nights. We left our house around 10:30 AM Saturday Morning, November 30th. If it would have been up to me, we would have left the night before. LOL, Probably not though.The traffic would have been a lot worse than it was Saturday morning….

Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies — TidyMom®

Gooey Butter Cookies are a Christmas cookie twist on the favorite St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. These melt in your mouth cookies are soft and totally irresistible! Roll them in Christmas sprinkles and they are ready for Santa! We love to make gooey butter cookies any time of year. Peanut Butter Gooey Butter Cookies and… Christmas…

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things {And Places}/ By Sarah

My Favorite Things – Julie Andrews – YouTube I Admit: I love “The Sound Of Music”.I love everything about it. My aunt took me to see the movie when it first came out.I learned the words to every song and couldn’t stop singing it. Trouble was : I can’t SING. Bobby use to watch it…

Stuffed Turkey Breast By Jules Kitchen

Stuffed turkey breast. A recipe from my cooking repertoire Easter for me are the church bells ringing in the morning sun and a new Spring coat, the Tuscan Easter schiacciata from San Gimignano and the dark chocolate, the fresh pasta and the spring vegetables, the lamb and the blessed eggs. Easter is the beginning of the good season…