This was last year’s Cinco de Mayo celebration. Friends of mine in Mexico don’t really celebrate this day at all. They celebrate their independence in September. This became a tradition for me after having taught Spanish. So I just say I’m celebrating my Tex-Mex heritage! Really, it’s just a great reason to cook Mexican food . . . → Read More: Mexican Themed Family Dinner
It happened one afternoon before I had children. I was in a hurry. I needed to be at a Bible study fellowship with a sack lunch to eat, so I pulled into a Hardee’s drive thru that I had never been to before. “Wait a minute,” I thought to myself, “Something is definitely not right . . . → Read More: A Backwards Kind of Day
Joy started out the AWANA year with half of last year’s book to complete. I kept thinking that my kids would be self-motivated to work on their verses without me having to push them to do it. There are plenty of incentives worked into the AWANA program after all, but it just didn’t happen. So . . . → Read More: Mommy and Me Date with Joy
My menu for Cinco de Mayo changes every year. In 2006 I tried this Tres Leches Cake recipe and my family will not let me make anything different for dessert. I actually grew up in and near Mexico and didn’t taste Tres Leches until on a missions trip to Guatemala! But it is made and . . . → Read More: My Favorite Tres Leches Cake Recipe
This post is continued from yesterday. If you’d like to start at the beginning click here.
She continued to pass out from time to time—probably not as often as it seemed to us, but I remember hesitating to leave her in the nurseries of different churches when we came to the States. Her father . . . → Read More: The So-Called “Sob Syndrome” Continued
My mom Frieda is guest posting for me today. I have heard her tell parts of this story many times, but some of this I didn’t remember her telling me at all. It’s so neat to have these memories written down. Enjoy!
When Esther was about six months old, she was sitting on the . . . → Read More: The So-Called “Sob Syndrome”
This last week has been one of sickness at our house. Beginning on Tuesday when the stomach flu began. By yesterday afternoon I still had kids throwing up so Jason and I decided to keep our family home this morning. When I told Faith, my oldest, that we were all too sick for me to . . . → Read More: Easter Morning Resurrection Rolls
It was a mom’s gathering with activities for my oldest two. There was a meal included, and I could bring my youngest two with me. Free food, fun and fellowship! How could I refuse? Oh, but I wish I had.
I didn’t know any of the ladies that I was placed with but was . . . → Read More: Moms—We Don’t Know It All
The Irish Clan Does the Hillbilly Teeth Snack
This is so fun, healthy and easy. All you need for some good fun is an apple, some peanut butter, and mini marshmallows. Enjoy!
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Tuesday Jason, Jr. woke me up at six a.m. He had thrown up in his bed. I cleaned him up and sat him on the kitchen floor while I found something to eat for breakfast. He seemed to be content there, and I figured that if he threw up again at least it would be . . . → Read More: Why God Made Mamas