Thankful Thursday August 15


Random, Thankful Thursday

“My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my savior. For he has looked upon his handmaid’s lowliness; behold, from now on will all ages call me blessed. The Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name.” (Luke 1: 46 – 49) Great things indeed: A relaxing and joyful summer […]

August 15, 2013

When You Think You’re “Done” {having children}


babies, faith, Marriage, motherhood, NFP, parenting, pregnancy, Random

About fifteen years ago, I was a freshman in high school, my oldest brother a senior, and our two little brothers were 10 and 6. (I’m too lazy to figure out what grade that put them in.) I’d always hoped for a little sister but figured at that point I resigned myself to fact that I’d be […]

July 24, 2013

Perfect No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream


Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Random, Tasty Tuesday

Tasty Tuesday Recipe of the week: Perfect No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream I made this! The recipe says you don’t need an ice cream maker but I was borrowing my mom’s KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker Attachment so figured I’d try it with that. After this part in the recipe, “Return strawberry cream to bowl with remaining strawberries…”, I used the […]

July 23, 2013

The Fibonacci Proof of God


faith, I believe, Nature, Photography, Random

Last week, in my Beauty in Nature and Science Points to God post, I shared a little about the mind-blowing Fibonacci mathematical equation seen throughout the universe. It’s so cool I had to share more about it. Hold on to your brains. If you really want to attempt to understand the equation, here’s a great source: http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibnat.html […]

July 17, 2013

Cranberry Apple Muffins


Food, Muffins, Random, Tasty Tuesday

[yumprint-recipe id=’4′]   *Tip from The Science of Good Cooking (Cook’s Illustrated Cookbooks) about using both butter & oil in these muffins: Unlike butter, oil contains no water and is able to completely coat flour proteins and restrict them from absorbing liquid to develop gluten. We swapped some butter for oil for a moist, tender texture.

July 16, 2013