There are so many things to enjoy about this photo … fresh mint, afternoon shadows, freshly brewed iced tea served in tall glasses on a rustic table in a farmhouse kitchen. This photo tells a story. It says relax and refresh
. It says pause in the midst of daily pursuits to quench your thirst.
It’s a big message made possible by a few simple, needful items. Continue Reading…
It’s peach season!
These fuzzy little gems mean late summer sweetness and endless recipe ideas. I’ve made peach pan cakes
, peach pound cake
— even topped a salad or two with peach slices. And this summer — thanks to a little inspiration* from Lehman’s Hardware
, I created a delectable dessert that combines three of my favorite things: my family sugar cookie recipe, fresh Manfull Orchards
peaches, and cast iron! Continue Reading…
“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord
, that he might be glorified.” ~ Isaiah 61:3
Summer’s end prompts a renewed interest for indoor enjoyments. The kids are away at church camp and I’ve been organizing and planning for the coming school year. There are nearly 75 books on our reading list — some for enjoyment, some to coincide with history or literature studies, some because there are things we need to know and learn. I pulled a few of the most unique titles together … Continue Reading…