My Favorite Christmas Cookie

SNOWBALL COOKIES!!!!! Yes, when it comes to Christmas cookies, I am head-over-heels crazy for what my grandmom always called “Snowball Cookies”!  While they do call for nuts, you can make them without for those who may have nut allergies. We grew up using...

My Top 25 Christmas Movies

I am unabashedly a HUGE Christmas movie lover!!!!  From Thanksgiving on I try to watch as many old, classic holiday-themed movies as I can!  And yes, the image above is a spoiler of my most favorite movie of all time period, not just for Christmas.  But I also love...

This Is Your Brain on Thanksgiving

FOODFOODFOODFOODFOOD… This is your brain on Thanksgiving! We are planning menus around it.  We are shopping for it.  We are spending countless hours preparing it.  We take painstaking details in decorating the table for it.  We spend hours cleaning up after the meal...

#gratituesday

Let’s get grateful! During November we will be focusing time each Tuesday for intentional mindfulness on the topic of gratitude and thanksgiving.  You will be able to read posts here, as well as on my FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM sites, so be sure to mark your...

SELF-CONTROL

Galatians 5:22-23  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…” And now in the orchard of the Fruit of the Spirit… we come to what for me is the fruit highest and farthest out on the...

GENTLENESS

Gentleness…Sensitivity of disposition, kindness of behavior, founded on strength and prompted by love. It can be found in the biggest and strongest of men, and in the chubby fist of a toddler. What images come to mind for you when you think of gentleness? In a world...