Month: May 2013

Banana Rhubarb Bread


I was at my mom and dad’s house the other day for dinner. (They must have read my blog from my previous post about how I missed eating dinner with them. Thanks Mom!) My mom had made delicious lasagna and rhubarb crumble… Read More

Hot Pretzels


Jon and I are going to be spending Memorial Day weekend at his family cottage with some great friends. Plus Jon’s Birthday is in a few days and one of his favorite snack foods is Hot Pretzels. So tonight I made a… Read More

Bad Week


I had a bad week last week. I won’t go into detail but my patience with people was very thin and it was hard to stay to true to myself and be the Christian I want to be.  I was placed in… Read More

Coconut Lime Cookies


First I want to apologize for the state of my pictures. My lighting in my kitchen was horrible today. I had two under the counter lights go out and no replacement bulbs. Figures. But my husband has been working so hard lately…. Read More

What I Learned From My Mother.


                  My mother had seven children, which alone speaks volumes. As a mother of two I respect her so much.  How she had the patience for seven children I have no idea.  Even to this day she is fair and loving… Read More

Bacon and Broccoli Pasta


Thought I would share one of my go to recipes when I need to cook in a hurry. It might not be the healthiest but it sure is yummy.  My mom would make it with mozzarella cheese but I like it with… Read More

Relay for Life


Last year in June I did my first Relay for Life.  I am forever changed by that walk. I walk for my sister Lillian who has been fighting cancer for almost 15 years. She is such an inspiration for me and my… Read More

Black Bean and Corn Salsa


With Cinco De Mayo around the corner I thought I would share my Black Bean and Corn Salsa recipe.  For the past four years Jon and I have always celebrated Cinco De Mayo with Andrew in Big Rapids, Michigan. Andrew’s move out… Read More