Seedlings, Spring, and Heating Pads

There’s something very uplifting about planting seeds. Even though it’s only the beginning of March, with still potentially freezing temps in Wisconsin, we have reached a new season. A season of growth and new life. It’s time to plant seeds! Onions are usually our first seeds to plant, but this year we made a big change. We purchased heat pads for our seedlings and they are a game changer! These onions, which include 4 different varieties, have sprouted in less than 7 days! (seeds were purchased from Azure Standard and Siskiyou Seeds) Onions seeds, depending on the climate, can sometimes … Continue reading Seedlings, Spring, and Heating Pads

Easy “Crustless” Pie Recipe

This is one of my favorite “easy” dessert recipes and it can be made with any type of pie fruit – apples, peaches, berries, etc. Once you make this dessert, it will become a staple in your home – we rarely have any leftovers! Easy Crustless Pie Recipe 4 c. sliced apples (or any pie fruit) 2 T. brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 c. soft butter 3/4 c of sugar 1 c. flour 1 egg 1/2 c. chopped nuts (optional) Put fruit in greased pie plate. Sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon on top. In a medium bowl, mix … Continue reading Easy “Crustless” Pie Recipe

Gather Together: Recipes and Reflections

I have a soft spot for entertaining and cooking. The book Gather Together: Recipes and Reflections to Inspire Faith and Friendship Around the Table, written by Catherine Fowler Sample, brings together my two loves in one space. Each chapter focuses on a different theme, whether it be “Pioneering”, “A Time to Gather”, “A Time for All Seasons”, or “Closer to Eden”. The theme of each chapter adds personal reflections, family/friend reflections and personal narratives from the author. As a lovely bonus, Catherine Fowler Sample adds several of her favorite recipes with menu ideas, conversation starters, and gathering prayers. This book … Continue reading Gather Together: Recipes and Reflections