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 […]

Gifts in a Jar

Gifts in a Jar

Last Christmas, I first discovered the joy of assembling and giving away glass jars filled with a beautifully layered cookie mixture.  For years, I’d admired the variations of this creative gift idea but had never attempted to make them. That is until last year. I had found a recipe for Cranberry Hootycreeks—festive and delicious white […]

Advent Stockings

Advent Stockings

With the month of December just around the corner, I can hardly wait to begin counting down the days until Christmas with my little guy. This year, I’m trying something new: Advent Stockings. Recently I was flipping through a catalog of a popular home furnishing store when I spotted a picture of a garland with […]