Category Archives: Gardens

A Recipe for a Quiet Heart, Overwintering Joy & Madeleines

  “There is a place of full release, near to the heart of God, a place where all is joy and peace, near to the heart of God…”     The late October sun was barely shining on this weekday afternoon. Our days are quietly threatening snow and the sun is quickly becoming a long […]

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Canning Taco Soup & Enjoying Life

  Why should we need extra time in which to enjoy ourselves? If we expect to enjoy our life, we will have to learn to be joyful in all of it, not just at stated intervals when we can get time or when we have nothing else to do. Laura Ingalls Wilder After visiting on […]

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In the Garden

“I come to the garden alone While the dew is still on the roses And the voice I hear falling on my ear The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, and He talks with me, And He tells me I am His own; And the joy we share as we tarry there, […]

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School Begins and Other Happenings

  {This may be a rambling post as I have not had as much time to post lately…I do hope that is okay!}       And so it is September – one of the most beautiful months of the year, I believe. The days are still so lovely and filled with the warmth of […]

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Cobs of Corn, an Unexpected Flood and Beautiful Tomato Sauce

  Wow, well, it feels like we have had quite a week. Every day held new adventures, chaos, challenges and blessings. I am glad tomorrow is Sunday so we can all breathe and rest a little. Sadly, the Happy Mortician (as we call Abby, husband and father of this large family) has to work so […]

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