Striving to preserve what we have graciously been given.

First and most importantly I’m a Christian. My identity is found in Christ. He is my center, my focal point, my priority...
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A Temporary Pause

A Temporary Pause

It has been a few weeks since I’ve posted and blogging at the moment has not been much in my thoughts during that time. I actually forgot about it for a bit. That said, my heart really isn’t in it’s usual place. What I find fascinating and excited to share with you isn’t as exciting(…)

Birth of Avi Tobias Mintz

Birth of Avi Tobias Mintz

Avi (God is my Father) Tobias (God is good) Mintz was born this January 5, 2015 at 6:02pm. He was only 21 weeks 2 days. He never took his first cry, he never got to see his papa’s face or know his mama’s love, but he is with Jesus and that love is a much(…)

Family Christmas Letter 2014

Dear friends and family, Each year I start a letter to send out and never get it completed. I also usually have a photo to attach and even that doesn’t get sent out. I plan on sending it via email, even though it’s much more fun to get mail… so this year I’m starting earlier(…)

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

May God richly bless your Christmas Day! May your celebration be very special and enjoyed with family and friends. Remember the reason for celebrating… that by the miraculous virgin birth of Christ Jesus and His death and resurrection we now have an everlasting hope. Hope that pervades our days, provides rest for our nights and(…)

Mac n’ Green Ginger Coconut Sauce

Mac n’ Green Ginger Coconut Sauce

I’ve been tired of the same old, same old for lunch lately. I’ve gotten stuck in a rut having the same thing over and over. The kids don’t seem to mind, but I do! Also, I’m really looking for GOOD food and I’m just stora eating lunch to get me through til dinner, but not(…)

Turkey Day Food

Turkey Day Food

I couldn’t post this on Thursday or before since I hadn’t made it and didn’t know exactly what I was going to make too far in advance! However… The food was delicious even though I was only responsible for 3 different sides! Thanksgiving foods tend to be traditional in that families have their tried and(…)

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I just wanted to post a short and sweet note to wish you a special day filled with joy, thankfulness and family! I know some of you may not be able to spend the day with loved ones who are far away or who are no long with you in this world. As Believers we(…)

Salmon Cauliflower Pasta Bowl

Salmon Cauliflower Pasta Bowl

I know the CSA was last delivered over 2 weeks ago, but I still have some cauliflower left in the fridge… .and I have no idea what to do with it. Usually we just roast it in the oven until it’s tender and the edges are nicely browned. However, for some reason my kids have(…)

Fall Decor

Fall Decor

I love having decor that I can change with the seasons. I don’t want anything too labor intensive but something that makes me smile and helps me enjoy the season even more! I love fall leaves and all the beautiful fall colors that paint the landscape!

CSA Week #19

CSA Week #19

So… my very last CSA post is later than usual. To be honest I completely forgot about writing it! You’d think after 19 weeks of posting each Tuesday about the CSA that it would be routine and I wouldn’t think about it anymore! Not so! I forgot!