Archive for the 'Gatherings' Category

Cranberry Orange Spinach Salad

Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps, means a little bit more. Dr. Seuss I love a good salad! I took bits from 3 different salad recipes to make this one very scrumptious holiday salad! It is a must for your holiday table! It makes a great lunch also! Give it a try, you will not be
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Harvest Beef Stew

Sometimes it’s the cracks of brokenness that reveal the beauty of Christ inside. Krista Williams This quote is from First 5, it is an app I have on my phone. I really enjoy getting these inspirational messages each morning! It is September and Fall is on its way! As I have said before I try to enjoy each moment not
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Book Swap and Salad Potluck

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ― Jorge Luis Borg If you love to read or are a casual reader, this post is for you! I have been collecting books in my home and my parents home that we no longer read. I decided to donate these books but then thought about this gathering
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Raspberry Peach Jam

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” ― Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey Many moons ago before children, I lived in an apartment in a historic district. I loved living right off the main street and I loved my apartment!
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A Vintage Inspired Patriotic Party

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Ralph Waldo Emersons Step out today having faith in yourself and finding the good in others! Have a beautiful day! Let’s have a party! My favorite thing to do for others!! I am sharing my Vintage Inspired Patriotic Party with you
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Mississippi Pork

Psalm 27:1 “The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” I am wishing you a week filled with moments of stepping out of your comfort one! I am revisiting a recipe with you today! I shared this original post with you back
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A Living Wreath

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 It is no secret, I enjoy a front door with a beautiful wreath! I have shared my wreath struggles on here before. I am so blessed by my friend
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Chicken with Spinach and Tomato

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing you a year filled with blessings and peace in your heart! I enjoyed entertaining over the holidays! I entertained each week from Thanksgiving through New Years! There is something about gathering with friends and family over the Christmas season, sharing the true meaning of Christmas, that makes my heart full! I am not one to make
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Warm Cranberry Drink

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.  Audrey Hepburn I came across this delicious drink online! It is so good and is not costly to make! I always have cranberries and orange juice in my frig this time
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Thankful Place Setting

You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. — Sarah Ban Breathnach I think most of us practice gratitude daily. November seems to be the month when it is talked about most of all. I am making an effort to sit down
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