Chewy Nut Butter Cookies

Chewy Nut Butter Cookies

Happy 2020! Wow, it’s been a while! It is scary how life takes over and things I loved doing at one time sit in the near distance for a while and then fade away and out of my memory:/ I don’t know about guys but I don’t normally make a new year’s resolution. This year, … Continue reading

Warmed Spiced Olives

Warmed Spiced Olives

  Nothing like a little last minute get together with some of my mom and second dad’s neighbors. They and their neighbors are SO grateful Florence spared them and were very thankful for the continued efforts of all the officials and volunteers in “The Carolinas”. I am sick with worry about all my friends in … Continue reading

Oatmeal Banana Jam Muffins

Oatmeal Banana Jam Muffins

How’s everyone? Sorry I have not posted in a while! Life has been busy and rewarding! Last night at Mass I arrived to a packed church and had to sit in a different spot. UGH, Am I the only one who gets slightly confused sitting in a different section of seats? Everything looks so different! … Continue reading

Brussel Sprout Salad

Brussel Sprout Salad

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are lonely? I was shocked to hear this statistic at Church yesterday! Quoted from a 2015 Ted Talk by Robert Waldinger, Harvard Study of Adult Development.  I am a firm believer in small groups. I have talked about small groups before and how inclusive, welcomed, and less alone they … Continue reading

Quick Mushroom Soup

Quick Mushroom Soup

  Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Many of you know I relocated to the US in November to be closer to my family. It was a hard decision because I left my son to finish his last semester of high school in Hong Kong. I am … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

Part 2 of 3 from my last entry. This is ANGER! Here is the short video from Berni Dymet, https://christianityworks.com/fresh/im-angry/ Have I mentioned how much I love these videos? Watch them:) I try to always do the right thing but I am not perfect. I am sinner. My anger usually stems from feelings of disappointment in people’s … Continue reading

Pumpkin Biscotti

Pumpkin Biscotti

Is it easy for you to be still? I don’t mean not to move but instead being still in each moment fully and completely. Things like, rereading a bible verse for an extended period of time, praying for those on your prayer list, doing something you love, writing a letter or being a good listener. … Continue reading

Cranberry Orange Scones

Cranberry Orange Scones

When the subject of forgiving comes up in conversation or at a homily in church, as it did today, it conjures up in me the struggle to forgive. Today’s homily was from Matthew 18:21-35. Peter asks Jesus how many times must he forgive when someone sins against him. Peter says, “seven times”? Jesus replies “not … Continue reading