Bible Study Meals: Mac and Cheese for A Crowd

Bible Study Meals: Mac and Cheese for A Crowd

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One of the most enduring recipes in my arsenal is my macaroni and cheese. I’ve made it many time for many people. New babies, visiting relatives, bible study….it just works in almost any situation. I began making the pioneer woman’s “Fancy Mac and Cheese” recipe and then slowly my “tweaking” became worthy of it’s own recipe (in my humble opinion.)…

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Looking for Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Kids? I Have Some!

Looking for Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Kids? I Have Some!

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Well folks, it’s seven o’clock in the morning and my parents just left their house to go vote. Can you believe this election cycle? I feel like the political season, and especially this year’s season, brings out the worst in people. Fear, judgmentalism, anger, condescension, lack of empathy….sheesh. We humans certainly do like to be RIGHT so that we can…

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Bible Study Meals: Chicken Tortilla Soup

Bible Study Meals: Chicken Tortilla Soup

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I’m trying something new. You’ll have to let me know if you like it or not : ) We’ve just started a new bible study that meets in our home and, since it worked so well for our group in PA, we’re including dinner into our time together. I truly believe that the friendships which developed in our last study…

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Hello. It’s Been Awhile. So Here are Some Jackisms.

Hello. It’s Been Awhile. So Here are Some Jackisms.

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I always seem to offer up humor as a way of making amends for my long internet silence, don’t I? There’s probably some deep psychological reason for that but analyzing my psyche this late at night makes my head hurt. Mostly, I just want to give you a reason to chuckle. So it’s been a rough few months. Much as happened,…

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Death by Distraction

Death by Distraction

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An enthusiastic cricket is hiding somewhere in my house, chirping his tiny heart out. And while I admire his tenacity for life, I’m now contemplating multiple ways of finding him and ending his one-bug symphony. It’s never ending. Constant. Like an itch that never stops itching. Like a squeaking fan that won’t level out. Like a dripping faucet that no…

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