Sunday Dinner

“Honey, will you ever be one of those Sunday dinner type of cooks?” A blank stare came across my face as these words escaped my husband’s mouth. I will admit that I am more of a “Sunday order out, heat up leftovers, and take a nap” type of cook. So I knew exactly what he Continue »

De-stressing the Holidays

I’m going to say something radical: Thanksgiving is not about the food. Yes, Thanksgiving is a feast. It’s a time to be thankful for the year’s bounty, and we celebrate that with food. But that is not what the focus should be. Sadly, our world is full of images and messages feeding us the notion Continue »

Lunch Time Favorites

The new school year is a hot topic in our household in August.  Checking over supply lists, taking inventory of school wardrobes, and wondering which friends will be in the kids’ classroom this year are frequent conversations.  The week before school begins we make a list of favorite lunches to pack so we can have the Continue »

Mom, You Are Important, Too!

by Lindy Ford If you’ve ever flown in a commercial airplane, you’ve heard a flight attendant say, “In case of emergency, put the oxygen mask on yourself before assisting a child or another person.” Why do they say that? The airline realizes that that if you don’t have enough oxygen, you will be unable to Continue »