Emmalee’s Art-Abration was a Blast!

Emma and Vivian were blessed enough to be invited by a friend to Emmalee's Art-Abration, hosted by Sherry's Craftastic Cottage, this Art-Abration is an annual celebration event for families of children with special needs.  The goal was for the children to enjoy the gift of art and to build friendships in an inclusive environment and is…

We Visited Santa’s Workshop!

Over the weekend we were able to visit the 4th Annual Santa's Workshop, sponsored by The Inspire Foundation, whose mission is to bring music and the arts into the lives of those with special needs, hosted by Trinity New Life Church, visit lots of fun activity tables that the children thoroughly enjoyed, and see Santa…

Hopi Corn Stew Recipe

Hopi Corn Stew - A Wonderful American Indian Addition to Any Recipe Box! Continuing with the American Indian Heritage, I'd like to share one of my all-time favorite recipes with you -- A yummy American Indian, spicy, hominy-based, based stew that will warm your heart and on any cold weather day. Ingredients: 1 pound ground…

Happy Birthday to My Angel Momma

Yesterday would have been my mother's 61st birthday if she were still with us on the earth.  Her birthday is always a little tough, even though I try to think about the wonderful memories I have of her and the good times we had together.  But after 21 birthdays without her here, those vivid memories…

A Thanks and Giving American Indian Heritage Month

Thanks and Giving during American Indian Heritage Month - a Personal View My View on November November is traditionally, as most people know it, the month of the year, where we remember to be Thankful for the blessings in our lives, when all too often, we forget that we are blessed with so much.  November…

The Midnight Groom by Taylor Hart

The Midnight Groom by Taylor Hart How much would you bet on true love this Christmas season? After the worst year of his life, Cameron Cruz, owner of the Denver Storm, agrees to a family Christmas cruise with his twin sister and her family. Sure, maybe part of the reason he agreed to go was…

Our Thanks and Giving Tree

Our Thanks and Giving Tree...So Many Reasons to be Thankful! This year, for the month of November and in the spirit of Thanksgiving, I decided to make a Thanks and Giving Tree.  I wanted to show the children just a few of the things out of the many that we had in our lives to…

Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie!

Jenny's Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie! ...that Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie that Jennifer made was quite good, so I thought I would share the recipe.... Ingredients pie crust (I used a graham crust)6 tablespoons cornstarch1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon salt4 egg yolks¼ cup salted butter½ cup dark brown sugar1 cup heavy cream2 ½ cups whole milk½ cup butterscotch…

Wishing you a Very Blessed Thanksgiving!

From our table to yours, I'd like to wish you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving, surrounded by those you love most.  This Thanksgiving, we kept things more simple than we usually do, as the kids have been sick, and I spent the majority of the day yesterday in the Emergency Room yesterday with flank…