Plum Pudding Bride

Plum Pudding Bride

Patience Callahan is twenty-five and fast becoming an old maid. But she’s spent most of her life dreaming over romantic European literature and wants a dashing d’Artagnan, not a bookish Bob Cratchit. Alas, the Colorado town of Gilman is chock-full of Cratchits without a d’Artagnan in sight. Peter Foote, the general store owner, has been […]

24 Days of Cherishing Christmas Together as a Family

24 Days of Cherishing Christmas Together as a Family

I love Christmas—its traditions, its beautiful memories, and most importantly, its meaning. But sometimes in the midst of this lovely season, I can easily find myself immersed in busyness. How I yearn to slow down this year and cherish each and every day with my family, to really connect with them and treasure the true […]

A Legacy Worth Passing Down (with Greek Cake Recipe)

A Legacy Worth Passing Down (with Greek Cake Recipe)

  A copper-tinted recipe box sitting on a ladder bookshelf in my house holds treasures given to me 17 years ago at a bridal shower my precious grandma hosted for me. Grandma invited all her friends to the party, and each of these sweet ladies shared their favorite recipes with me on index cards and […]

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Most mornings, my family eats eggs for breakfast. But every so often, we long for something different. Muffins are always a welcome change to our breakfast menu. This last summer I tried a new gluten-free, paleo-friendly muffin recipe—Blueberry Lemon Muffins. I started with a Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin recipe I found in Make it Paleo by […]

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Jalapeno Mint Marinade

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs with Jalapeno Mint Marinade

Grilling at my home is a joint effort between my husband and me. Usually, I prep the meat and veggies for grilling, and my husband has the honor of manning the grill. Lately, he’s taken his job at the grill seriously by watching cooking shows about grilling and studying techniques in cookbooks. And I’m proud say he’s become quite a […]