February 28, 2019

One of my favorite parts of any season is its smell. People give me a crazy look when I say this, but it's true all the same.

Autumn is the obvious one, of course, smelling of sunshine and dry corn, field dust and apple pies.

Spring is a quieter smell, one that takes att...

February 25, 2019

I don't know anyone who doesn't like a snack. My coworkers laugh at me, because I'm always the first to grab a handful of almonds and a chocolate bar mid-morning or mid-afternoon. Meals just don't come often enough for me to stay energized and focused.

So February--Nati...

February 21, 2019

 

We've had a lot of fun on our cruise this year. We made lots of memories and shared lots of laughs. Thank you to all who helped make this cruise a success! May God bless you for your involvement in our Home!

February 18, 2019

One of my passions is learning about American history, especially the little-known details that make the stories pop with color. Things like the famous duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton (did you know that Hamilton felt  "a religious duty to oppose [Burr's]...

February 14, 2019

I don't know what your home life was like, but my parents were godly examples for me to look up to. With such a happy childhood, I should often think about how love has impacted me.

But I don't. It's easier to take for granted this incredible blessing.

Valentine's Day is...

February 11, 2019

A few years ago, I discovered a recipe that has since become a favorite for "splurge" or "cheat" days (those days when I am for sure not on a diet). Even thinking about this recipe makes my mouth water. Yes, it is that good. And super simple. You probably have everythi...

February 7, 2019

Did you know that every year, February 7 is dubbed National Send a Card to a Friend Day?

Me neither.

Card-writing is something of an antique art. Several of our residents find such joy in blessing others with their thoughts and prayers via a greeting card. But the younge...

February 4, 2019

If you don't own a greenhouse, you might think I'm crazy for saying this already, but winter is a great time to plan your garden. Plus, this simple activity reminds us that spring is coming and one day winter will be gone (maybe that doesn't excite you, but it sure doe...

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