Cookie Swap!!!

So, right before Christmas , My mom and sister and I get together to back cookies. We like trying different recipes and of course some of our favorite Classics. What are some recipes you would like to share? Please comment and let me know your favorites!!! I may have to choose a few for our […]

My Christmas Story

Christmas. A celebration of the birth of our Lord. It’s supposed to be a happy time…a time we’re surrounded by our friends and family. But sadly, that’s not always true for some of us. For some, Christmas contains memories that are so painful, we’d rather just skip it altogether. As I watch the hustle and […]

In the Spirit of Christmas…

riMy children are getting to the age where they are noticing all of the Christmas excitement.  It is so exciting for us as parents, especially since Christmas is our favorite holiday.  As much as I love looking at the beautiful lights, decorating my tree with my beloved ornaments, and let’s not forget finding just the […]

RACK Up the Cheer!

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1Peter 4:10 (NIV) This time of year I am always wrought with guilt that we don’t do enough. Enough traditions, enough giving, enough Carpe Christian Holiday! I grand plans, but I let […]

When It’s Not the Most Wonderful Time of Year

Did you know statistically, the holiday season is the highest ranked for depression and suicide? “How can that be? It’s such a joyful season.” Because, dear friends, some people don’t know the true joy of the season. The Grinch is right, it doesn’t come from packages, boxes or bags. Christmas does mean more! Very much more! It means the […]

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