Click above to go to The Simple Woman’s Daybook and read more entries from other bloggers! FOR TODAY… Outside my window…cold…snowy I am thinking… of how to get everything done that needs done today I am thankful for…my family, friends, church and freedom I am wearing…my pj’s and toasty warm robe, although I have showered already…didn’t want to wake my son in getting clothes around. Kids are up, I ought… Continue Reading
2 Corinthians 3:17 (Amplified Bible) 17Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty (emancipation from bondage, freedom).
Haven’t blogged for a while…the days have been quite ordinary lately. Then one day you get up and everything’s like the day before and the day before that and the day before the day before that…until… In all fairness, my stepson did mention earlier today that he wanted to talk to his father and I after dad got home from work, so I knew something was coming. I really hate… Continue Reading
Haven’t blogged for a while…the days have been quite ordinary lately. Then one day you get up and everything’s like the day before and the day before that and the day before the day before that…until… In all fairness, my stepson did mention that he wanted to talk to his father and I after dad got home from work, so I knew something was coming. I really hate it when… Continue Reading
I still remember the first time I met you, Aioli…you were slathered upon the bun holding the most amazing hamburger I’ve ever eaten in my life…the Creswick Farms Grass Fed Beef Burger at The Electric Cheetah in Grand Rapids, Michigan. You were so creamy, so garlicky…it was love at first taste… No matter what you might think about the French, you can’t argue with the fact that they know how… Continue Reading
re·al adj \ˈrē(-ə)l\ (Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary Definition) 1: of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (as lands or tenements) 2a : not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory : genuine ; also : being precisely what the name implies real professional> This word actually has several definitions, but I’m just going to focus on one…the second, actually. You can look at all the definitions by following the link above, if… Continue Reading
I have threatened on many occasions to “write a strongly worded letter” to whomever is in charge of whatever I am upset/disappointed/irritated with, but I don’t think I’ve actually ever followed through with that. It’s an expression my husband and I use often, jokingly. That, however, changed today – when I redeemed some Speedy Rewards Points in an effort to be frugal while out and about and got way less… Continue Reading
OK, so this is totally against all the “real foodie” in me…but in my quest to spend as little money on things as I can by making as many things as I can myself, I have wondered: Can I make a healthy, or healthier, marshmallow? Is it even possible to make your own marshmallows without the benefit of ginormous industrial equipment or magical woodland elves? Well, as it so happens,… Continue Reading
We have a free, local paper here that has a column called “Speak Out.” It has long been a source of amusement for me, to read the complaints (such as “we live in the United States of America but I don’t understand why we have so many Canada Geese”), bizarre questions and various soapbox diatribes that people call in to have included in the column. Today, however, I just about… Continue Reading
I just added a post to my Purposeful Nourishment blog on making your own cream of mushroom soup, plus I’ve included a recipe for Taco Seasoning and my mother in law’s famous Burrito Casserole. Come check it out! Kicking the Can(ned Cream of Mushroom Soup): A Healthy Alternative + 2 BONUS Recipes!