Gloria turns up the wheat

Gloria turns up the wheat

Patience. Perseverance. We all want it, but don’t necessarily want to take the path that it may take to get there. As a little girl I really did...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Chocolate cake and pizza pie

Chocolate cake and pizza pie

“Julia, here is a one cup measure for the flour, you may put two level cups into this bowl and Austin, here’s the sugar, you may dump this...

January 30th, 2018 |  


Happy 80th birthday, Grandma!

Happy 80th birthday, Grandma!

Grandma has always been a very special person to me. Tonight we celebrated her 80th birthday. Since Grandpa passed away two years ago, we simply appre...

January 23rd, 2018 |  



Gloria skates on thick ice

Gloria skates on thick ice

We are talking about some spine-chilling weather lately! The way it sounds, many of you have also been having exceptionally cold temperatures as well....

January 17th, 2018 |  


Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

I like goals and the New Year is a great time to plan some. Having a goal, then reaching it has a satisfaction all its own. My husband, Daniel, is the...

January 9th, 2018 updated: January 9th, 2018. |  


Warm hearts and warm mugs

Warm hearts and warm mugs

Everyday life our household continues to be quite eventful with our four little ones! Some days flow smoothly with me even getting a chance to sew a c...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


High time for pie

High time for pie

What an eventful day! Mom invited my two sisters-in-law and myself to her house for the day. Plans were to bake pies and do whatever other projects we...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Healthier chocolate for Christmas

Healthier chocolate for Christmas

How can it be that Christmas is actually just around the corner? It just seems unreal that Thanksgiving has already passed and Christmas preparations ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 5th, 2017 |  


True love is colorblind

True love is colorblind

“How are things going with your foster babies?” “How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we hav...

November 28th, 2017 |