Category Archives: Homemaking

Applebee’s Boneless BBQ Wings

Before I met my husband, Applebee’s was my favorite place to eat and Boneless Honey BBQ wings were my favorite menu item. In spite of their high calorie status, I…

Gobs: A Tribute to the North

Most people call them “Whoopie Pies”, but where I’m from, they’re “Gobs.” Gobs of chocolate and gobs of cream, gobs of deliciousness, and gobs of memories. The sight of a…

The Trunk of Self & Sentimentality

Yesterday I sat down to deal with the trunk of sentimentality. I thought I was going to have to make many hard decisions, but really… I was surprised at how…

Potpourri Bear: A Miscarried Baby Memorial

My husband gave me these sweet treasures on Valentine’s Day of this year, only minutes before we both found out that we would be parents. What a blessed joyful experience…

Treasures in Heaven (& at the Thrift Store)

With less than six weeks to go before my husband’s graduation from Bible College, the big move is getting ever so near. I am excited about embarking on a new…

DIY: Displays for those Special Flowers

I am a sentimentalist. I save everything that has even the most remote significance, so it should come as no shock that I wanted to save all of the flowers…

Someone Stole My Laptop

You know what I did about it? Nothing. I let them have it. Well… actually I did do something. The laundry. Washed the dishes. Took some time and cleaned some…

Breakfast Fit for a King: Neopolatin Waffles

Chocolate waffles… fresh strawberries…. whipped cream! Oh my! Oh… and don’t forget the chocolate maple syrup! This is one of the most delightful breakfasts! A real treat for your husband…

Copy Cat Recipe: Cheesecake Factory

Cheesecake is one of our favorite meals… (uh…I mean… desserts…) in this house. We like it so much that when we got married, we traded the illustrious and elaborate wedding…

“All-Terrain Pie”

And… this is why my husband and I have put on weight. 🙂 Still… there’s nothing wrong with an occasional splurge on a special occasion! This one was for our…