Knickerbocker Glory

As many of my friends and family know, I am a Harry Potter fanatic. My family and I love to have movie marathons and spend the whole day eating themed food and having science potions class. So when I became aware of the Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, I knew had to have it. I bought …

A Week of Creation- Day One

  One of the things I struggle with most while teaching my kids scripture is how short the chapters in children’s Bibles are. For that very reason we actually have three, a very small condensed version aimed towards toddlers, one focusing just on the New Testament, and a very comprehensive Preschool Bible. However, I still …

English Muffins from Scratch

Is there anything better than the smell of freshly baked bread? I don’t think so. It is my favorite thing in the world to wake up to. Breakfast is always a special time of the day for us, especially on the weekend. Thyler and I take turns cooking and the kids always really look forward …

Forgiving the Family Disease

I can remember the moment I knew my mom needed real help. My parents had been divorced since I was 10 and for the next couple years she hid how out of control her problem had become. My sisters and I knew she partied, I knew she dated recklessly, and I knew she put us in bad …

Easiest Sausage Rolls Ever

  I was first introduced to sausage rolls by my father in law. He grew up in Australia and this was something he missed when he got homesick. There is an Australian bakery a few hours away and they are definitely worth the drive. So when I came across a great recipe, I knew I …

Reclaiming Your Wonder

When you are a child you can’t wait for what comes next. You are so anxious for college, for marriage, and maybe even having a child of your own. But what seems to happen so often these days is that as your childhood slips away, so does your wonder. When you go to college you …