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14 Date Ideas For Valentine’s Day

14 Date Ideas For Valentine’s Day

Here are 14 ideas to help make this Valentine's Day one of the most memorable ever! 1 Recreate your first date, including conversation if possible What's more romantic than recreating your first date together. If you can, go back to the same place and relive the...

Family Eating: Shepherd’s Pie Baked Potatoes

Family Eating: Shepherd’s Pie Baked Potatoes

This week's meal idea is Shepherd's Pie Baked Potatoes. Our daughter, Kathryne made it for us for supper. Ingredients: Potatoes: Baking Potatoes Cheese Butter Milk or cream Sour cream Garlic salt Filling: Ground beef Beef stock Flour Worcestershire sauce Tomato paste...

Family Eating: Bacon Ranch Chicken

Family Eating: Bacon Ranch Chicken

This week's quick meal idea is Bacon Ranch Chicken. Our daughter, Abigail made it for us for supper, and the total time needed is just over 30 minutes.   Ingredients: raw boneless chicken breasts salt pepper Hidden Valley ranch seasoning bacon mozzarella cheese chives...

Family Eating: Egg Cups

Family Eating: Egg Cups

This week's quick meal idea is tater tot breakfast bites, and comes from our oldest daughter, Kathryne. The total time needed is just over 30 minutes.   Ingredients: Tater Tots Peppers Onions Sausage Eggs Milk Cheese   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350° Grease your...

I Pray for a Thankful Heart

I Pray for a Thankful Heart

When I am in the middle of a storm, help me choose thankfulness. When life is calm and the sun is shining, help me choose thankfulness. When I am exhausted and feel that I can go on no longer, help me choose thankfulness. When I am refreshed and energetic, help me...

Family Eating: Beef and Broccoli

Family Eating: Beef and Broccoli

This week's quick meal idea is beef and broccoli. Our youngest daughter, Violet made it for us for supper, and the total time needed is just over 30 minutes. Ingredients: 1 lb of shaved beef 1 lb of broccoli cut into florets. 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 tsp sesame seeds 1 tsp...

What is Quality Time?

What is Quality Time?

I was having conversation with a dear friend. We were meeting for prayer and we always try to ask what we can pray for one another specifically. She shared with me that she was struggling with the ever too familiar mom guilt. Can you identify with mom guilt? Of...

3 Ways To Show Your Spouse You Respect Them

3 Ways To Show Your Spouse You Respect Them

A little respect goes a long way in a relationship. The little ways that you show respect every single day make a big difference. Here are 3 very simple ways that you can show your spouse you respect them. 1. Ask Their Opinion. Asking your spouse their opinion implies...

5 Ways To Be Authentic With Your Spouse

5 Ways To Be Authentic With Your Spouse

One of the best things about marriage is having the freedom to be yourself. Keeping up appearances is exhausting but letting go of all that is relaxing and restful. When you’re with your spouse you should be the most real you. You should be comfortable enough with...

Burden Bearing Together

Burden Bearing Together

I sat paralyzed looking at my laptop. What if I don’t do well in my college classes? What if I choose to pursue a nursing degree and then hate nursing? What if I don’t make it into nursing school? Anxiety took over. I felt deep depression setting in. Perspective is a...