Exodus Bible Study By Time Warp Wife

From Sarah : All the original posts are on the blog. Time Warp Wife is working Through Exodus Part 2 right now and I wanted to share Part 1 here as well. This study was done in October and November. Part  2  was started in January. From Exodus Part 1 : 30 Days of Gratitude:…

The Stubbornness of Intentional Gratitude {For Those Lonely On Christmas}

The Stubbornness of Intentional Gratitude By Jennifer Dukes Lee, {From Sarah:This was a post Jennifer wrote for Thanksgiving. I thought it was also appropriate for any day…Like Christmas Day. Merry Christmas to those of you who are alone today. Or Lonely. Love Sarah} The days when I don’t feel like singing at all, are the days when…

Tangerine Glazed Ham – Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Thanksgiving is over and it is time to start thinking about Christmas. Do you know what you are serving? Have you started your baking yet? My in-laws will be here this year for Christmas, and I have no idea what we will make. We usually do seafood for Christmas Eve, but change up Christmas day almost every year. Last year it was just the 3 of us, and I can’t even remember what we had. I know we did appetizers for lunch and cinnamon rolls for breakfast. My father in-law is a huge fan of ham, so we might have to make this Tangerine Glazed Ham when they are here this year.

Simple Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

http://mymommyworld.com/simple-thanksgiving-leftovers-recipes/ My Mommy World : Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes  TO NAME A FEW: Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas Turkey Pot Pie Corn & Cheddar Mashed Potato Fritter Turkey a la Sweet Potato Crustless Sweet Potato Pie  Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan } Kraft Thanksgiving Leftovers CasseroleThanksgiving Leftover CasseroleSweet Potato Praline Quesadillas: Easy Leftovers TreatSlow Cooker Leftover…

Sweet Potato Or Pumpkin Pie? 

The Chicago Tribune Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie has been flying off the shelves at Wal-Mart.  (Deb Lindsey) Dahleen GlantonContact ReporterChicago Tribune If you’ve never lived in the South and you’re not African-American, chances are you’re clueless about the fuss over sweet potato pie. Patti LaBelle and Wal-Mart scored a hit recently when they introduced…

How to Experience Real Rest

This week, as many of us head into extended time with family, may we receive the affirmation of God in the deepest part of who we are so that we may work from a place of love rather than fear.

Let’s allow the present to be imperfect and rest in the presence of Love.
books I’m reading
Each month I share in this letter the books I’m reading. Here’s this month’s stack:

The Freshman Cook: Country Skillet Breakfast / #SundaySupper

Knowing that I will have leftover ham, I am planning this Country Skillet Breakfast for my guests on Friday morning. It is easy to put together, and if you chop the onion, potatoes, and ham the night before, this skillet breakfast will be quick along with delicious!

 Country Skillet Breakfast

Corn and Oysters: A Stephens Family Tradition – Bohemian Royalty

https://www.google.com/amp/s/bohemianroyalty.wordpress.com/2010/12/19/corn-and-oysters-a-stephens-family-tradition/amp/ Corn And Oyster Casserole Plus The History Behind The Dishes. Oysters were first served to the public in this country in 1763 when a primitive saloon was opened in New York City in a Broad Street cellar. In the 19th century, the American people were enveloped in an oyster craze. In every town there…

Green bean casserole – CSMonitor.com (More Of A History Lesson On Thanksgiving)

http://m.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Food/Stir-It-Up/2011/1117/Green-bean-casserole.  The Green Bean Casserole Photo is not from this post.   There is a simple Green Bean Casserole Recipe listed.   Happy Thanksgiving   THE CULTURE / FOOD / STIR IT UP! Green bean casserole (Read article summary) By Kendra Nordin, Kitchen Report / November 17 Every Thanksgiving I brace myself for the inevitable: green bean casserole. Green bean casserole, invented by Campbell’s Soup in…

Linda Stoll: Here’s Why You Might Want to Serve S’Mores on Thanksgiving

http://www.lindastoll.net/2016/11/heres-why-you-might-want-to-serve.html?m=1 By all means, turn once again to your beloved, anticipated traditions if they will be comforting and grace-filled.  But be courageous enough to shake things up a bit and temporarily put aside any former routines that would feel forced or uncomfortable, exhausting or just plain inappropriate for where your tender hearts find themselves.I’d love…

Growing in Gratitude: Learning to Grow a Heart of Authentic Thanksgiving – I choose brave

http://www.ichoosebrave.com/growing-in-gratitude-learning-to-grow-a-heart-of-authentic-thanksgiving/ I choose Brave :  in LIVING BRAVE Growing in Gratitude: Learning to Grow a Heart of Authentic Thanksgiving I found this note on the floor of my car last week.  A crumpled remnant left behind by my 10 year old boy.  A remnant that was possibly tossed around his class at church and may have…

Corn and Oysters: A Stephens Family Tradition – Bohemian Royalty

https://www.google.com/amp/s/bohemianroyalty.wordpress.com/2010/12/19/corn-and-oysters-a-stephens-family-tradition/amp/ From Sarah A Bit Of History For Your Thanksgiving Weekend. Danny and I love oysters.   We have Oyster Stew, Corn And Oyster Casserole, Oyster Dressing For our Holidays.  I love the history lessons here. The recipes are awesome.  While comparing notes with my second cousins who live in Nebraska — where our great-great-grandparents…

Linda Stoll: Here’s Why You Might Want to Serve S’Mores on Thanksgiving

http://www.lindastoll.net/2016/11/heres-why-you-might-want-to-serve.html?m=1 Linda Stoll :  Celebrating And Grieving You’ve had a difficult year. Maybe that would be a vast understatement. Perhaps you’ve encountered challenges galore and transitions that have almost done you in.  Or immense losses too great to number or beyond description.  And you already know that this year’s holidays will be drastically altered and…