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Summer Berry Cheesecake Salad

I love cheesecake. And I love berries. And though I also love chocolate, I’d much rather have cheesecake with berries than chocolate cheesecake! Anyway . . . I recently came across this recipe for Red, White & Blue Cheesecake Salad and thought, “That would be a perfect summer side dish, snack or light dessert.” Then […]

Who’s Making Your Daily Decisions?

  Are you ever unsure how to answer when someone asks you how your day was? I find myself in that position more often than I like. Sometimes its because I’m not sure if the person asking is really interested. Other times I can’t decide how much information to actually share. Usually, though, its because I can’t quite remember what […]

Kids In The Kitchen: What Can You Expect?

Do you let your kids in the kitchen to help? In the words of Dr. Suess, “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good!” Including kids in the kitchen is good for so many different things. Life skills . . . reading (and following) instructions . . . self control […]

Joy of Being Ordinary: Interview with Lea Ann Garfias

Today, I get to interview Lea Ann Garfias, author of Rocking Ordinary. Her answers to the questions I asked give us a glimpse into the joy she finds in being ordinary. I hope you enjoy her perspective and come away encouraged that all the ordinary activities that fill your days are divinely appointed to make an extraordinary difference. Amazon affiliate links included for […]

4 Ways to Instill a Good Work Ethic in Kids

Wondering how to instill a good work ethic in kids? Start practicing these 4 habits.   Do you ever shake your head at the energy and enthusiasm your kids display until it’s time to work? You know those little toys with lots of joints held taut by a piece of elastic? When you press the base to loosen the elastic, they […]