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How to Say in Candy What You’re Too Polite to Say in Words

I first learned about the communicative power of candy when my first grade teacher passed out Smarties before a spelling test. Wow, I thought, sugar= knowledge. 483 more words

Gratefulness Challenge Day Six Thankful for Discipline

“Go sit on your bed until your father comes home!” Those were the most dreaded words my mother ever uttered to my eight year old ears. 312 more words

Daily Devotion

Learning to Pray for One Another (1)-- Ephesians 1:15-16

Ephesians 1: 15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason  16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. 359 more words

Roman Holiday

Way back in November last year, after wrapping up my two month stay in Sicily, I flew to Rome for a weeklong adventure before returning home to Dubai. 266 more words


Sour Cream Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Wow. It’s been 56 days since my last blog post.

While my mother is probably already muttering under her breath that I’m not finishing what I have started (is there ever such a thing as finishing a blog, though?!), I think that for once it’s safe to say she has a point. 623 more words


Amazing Broccoli Gratin

Broccoli Gratin

This is by far my favorite broccoli recipe. My hubby and kids love it (and the kids are not huge broccoli fans). I made it for Thanksgiving last year and the whole fam went crazy over it. 47 more words


February thanksgiving

It’s my Mum’s birthday today, and we received just the *best* news ever. :) A very special day of thanksgiving, which I’ll share a bit later! 16 more words