Monthly Archives: December 2014


Top 10 Health and Happiness Posts of 2014 6

So we are looking at 2015 right in the face. Can you believe it? We are heading into a new year, which is a great opportunity to review what is going well, and what needs to be adjusted. As I look back at this year, I see a lot of changes in my personal life, […]


Merry Christmas 2

The other night I found myself watching “Mr. Krueger’s Christmas” and crying my eyes out. And, this morning I found myself reading “The Other Shepherd” and crying again. Christmas brings with it a special feeling, and that feeling always manages to make  its way to my eyes. As I think about the true meaning of […]


23 Ways to Regain the Christmas Spirit When You’ve Been Scrooged 9

  If you are coming by from Camille’s Advent Calendar, welcome!! You can check out the rest of her posts here.   Ever feel grumpy around Christmas? You know, really Scrooge-worthy? You’ve been driving around with crying, unhappy children looking for those last few gifts and you just can’t take one more: “Mom, I need […]


The Christmas Story that Came in Second Place 2

This time of year always brings the emotions close to the surface. This past week, my niece, who has served the last 18 months of her life on a mission for our church, returned home–safe and sound. Today I will be traveling to hear her speak about her experiences. My heart is full of gratitude […]


9 Ways to Banish Holiday Stress Forever! 15

Today, I am posting on an Advent Calendar from Camille’s site Chicken Scratch N Sniff. She has had this advent calendar going all month. You should check it out!! If you want to see yesterday’s post, go here. If you want to start at the beginning and see all of them, go to Camille’s site […]


Cheesy Cheddar Potato Soup 4

I love this cheesy cheddar potato soup during the colder months. It is a version of the Lion House Recipe of Canadian Cheese Soup. I made it last week as my hubby and litle ones have not felt well. It makes enough for a crowd, so we had lots of leftovers for our small family. […]