Monthly Archives: March 2012

Conventions, Oodles Apps, and FireFlyHQ. Oh My!

Whew! This week’s just absolutely flown by… President of Oodles World, Amick Byram, and his lovely wife, Cassie Byram, were in town all week for meetings that have been going on since Tuesday night. Tuesday night’s meeting involved an overview … Continue reading

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Not Just Hear, Also See

My husband had been gone at a conference for three days. It was three long days of everyone in the house being sick. When he returned, I tried to sneak away to our bedroom so I could watch a video … Continue reading

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White Velvety Butter Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting – God Wants to Bless Us

These are really the best white cupcakes I have ever had. They are extremely light and fluffy. This recipe is totally different from how I normally start baking by creaming the butter and sugar.  A year ago when I first … Continue reading

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Recipe for Unleavened Bread – What Does It Represent? What is Leavened Bread?

Baking unleavened bread is a great activity for your family to learn the differences between leavened bread and unleavened bread.  I have given you ideas to discuss how unleavened bread was made and what it represented during bible times. I … Continue reading

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Eclectic Gifts {and how to love your family}

Asheville is a totally artsy place, apparently an “upcoming hipster community”… whatever that means. Folks ’round here carry their own grocery bags & eat whole foods & have vegetable gardens in their backyards & don’t shave their legs & play … Continue reading

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God Used a Robbery to Show Me What Surrender Means

Even Jesus surrendered to God the Father. Mark 14:35-36 “Going a little farther, He fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from Him.  “Abba Father,” He said, everything is possible for you.  Take this … Continue reading

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Potato Yeast Rolls – Jesus Talks About Yeast

Yeast is used as a leavening agent when making breads and baked goods. When yeast is added to a mixture of dough, a fermentation process begins as the yeast eats the sugars and releases carbon dioxide gas. The yeast absorbs … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Colonel’s Lady by Laura Frantz

The Colonel’s Lady by Laura Frantz is set in the wild Kentucky territory during the Revolutionary War.  Roxanna Rowen travels into the rugged terrain to see her military father, only to find out once she arrives that he has been … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen

Like most readers, I get stuck on reading the same authors, because I know that their writing will be worthwhile.  However, I decided to branch out when I heard that Julie Klassen’s writing is comparable to Jane Austen’s.  With a … Continue reading

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Big Soft Pretzels – and the Trinity

I just love walking in a mall and smelling the Big Soft Pretzels, so I decided to try making them.  It was not near as hard as I had thought. I let all my kids create their own pretzels. They … Continue reading

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