“Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger…” Luke 2:12 *** I had this idea of what beautiful would look like. Of what I wanted life to be, of how it would be shaped, of who I would become. I could see it, almost taste it, and I longed to get there and embrace it fully. Jesus? He was there as the center of it all, of course. …at least that’s how it started. It’s… Read more »

Simple, delicious, and festive.  This holiday salad wants to have a place at your table this year!  Make it and wow everyone! Ingredients: Mixed baby greens, 10 cups or more 1/2 – 3/4 cup walnut halves 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3-4 green onions, sliced on bias 1 pink lady apple, sliced into bite sized pieces (Toss apples in a bit of lemon juice to prevent browning) 1 small log of soft goat cheese, hand crumbled Ken’s Lite Raspberry WalnutVinaigrette  Lightly toss… Read more »

What follows is a beautiful excerpt from For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of  Education for Home and School by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay.  I felt it was worth sharing, and perhaps it will resound with some others the way it has with me.  This book, as well as the Charlotte Mason-style methodology has profoundly influenced the way I view, relate to, esteem and educate my children.  I highly recommend any parent read it!***********Twaddle. If I were to have to label much educational… Read more »