Good News

the things that make God dear to us are not so much His great big blessings as the tiny things…He knows every detail of our individual lives. ~ Oswald Chambers_

the tiny things

The things that make God dear to us are not so much His great big blessings as the tiny things, because they show His amazing intimacy with us; He knows every detail of our individual lives. ~ Oswald Chambers Thank you, God, for knowing just what I need when I need it. For being so incredible … read more

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pope gosser rose point dishes

my friday date.

Morning spent at the barn and mid-day discovering all kinds of thrifty goodness in my own neighborhood - that's how a good Friday runs around here. Two weeks ago, I found these lovelies just around the corner at an estate sale. Forty-two plates for $20. Oh, yes please. I love thrifting. Not just … read more

Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette Susie Davis

Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

This is the easiest, most delicious mustard vinaigrette you'll ever meet and it's good enough to drink right out of a teeny tiny bowl. But instead, why not dribble it over blanched some green beans or raw carrots?   I dabbled around with the basic ingredients for a mustard vinaigrette for … read more

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Comfort at the Table

Just as there is comfort food, I think there are ‘comfort people.’ The people you long to be with – the ones that help you take a breath and love your life again. The people that nurture you deeply and remind you, you belong. These are the people who appreciate your vulnerability, know your … read more

nester feather

the nesting place

Every morning, when I pull off my nightgown and get ready to lower my my fifty year old, baby worn body into the bath, I say something: Thank you, God, for this body you gave me. I am so grateful. I'm sure you realize there are lots of other things I'd like to say to my body. Mean things. Ugly … read more

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creating your life plan

When Will walks out the door at 7 am and I'm on the sofa sipping coffee in my pajamas ready to write, I feel good about life. Purposeful. Productive. Like this is what I'm made to do. But an hour later when I'm obsessing on getting a good picture of Spoonie for Instagram, there's a real problem. … read more