Long ago, Kory and I decided we were not going to be "short order cooks" for picky little eaters. But even with this ground rule in place, we struggled with how to manage their behavior at the dinner table when they were displeased with the offerings on the menu. After a series of dinner-time ... Continue Reading
Hi there! I’m so glad you stopped by. I love food and cooking. And I love what happens when family and friends gather around the table to break bread together. It’s magic. Recently, our family underwent a major dietary overhaul, after my husband and I completed the Whole30 Challenge and learned for the first time how foods like dairy, grains, soy, and sugar affect us. As a result, we’re in the process of re-imagining the way we do food at home. I know many of you are on similar paths, and the learning curve is steep. So I decided to begin a recipe series called “The Sunday Stew”. It’s published on Sunday afternoon, and you’ll find the archives here. It’s my attempt to share with you what we’re learning along the way, with the hope of inspiring you as you feed the ones you love!
Ok. It's confession time. I'm a pastor's wife. And I love Halloween. In fact, my whole family (including the pastor) loves Halloween. On October 1 every year, the pumpkins, the fall foliage, and the Halloween tree and village come out of the attic, and the decorating begins. It's one of ... Continue Reading
In my little corner of the world, it's blazing hot right now. But friends, it's fall in my mind. So despite the 90 degree temperatures that are laughing maniacally at my desire for fall fare and clothing, I'm pushing forward with my third installment of The Sunday Stew! Today, we're serving up ... Continue Reading