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Holidays: Down with stress, up with joy!

Relatives aren’t the only crowd coming for the holidays — also making an appearance will be all those expectations! Whatever we normally imagine and hope for with family becomes loaded at a whole new level when the holidays roll…

Tickling the Fruit

When I encountered the plum tree in a field nearby I was delighted to find it full, laden with plums in every stage of maturing, and some which had fallen to the ground in their ripeness.  Since my husband loves…

The Joy of Cooking

Okay, this blog is supposed to be about SPIRITUAL things. But what my heart is bursting to share is my new love affair with one of God’s greater creations, the humble, divine, onion-meets-garlic SHALLOT. One of the benefits of…

Parable of the Topsy Turvy Tomato

Advertising works. Thus we tried the Topsy Turvy Tomato planter this year, that novel invention where your planter hangs up high to avoid all weed pulling and thwart the cutworms and promising a great crop thereby. We bought the…