So, a few weeks ago we had a visitor over for lunch who had some very strict dietary needs. He was to not eat lettuce and he could only consume a strictly vegan diet. What was I to do?!?!? I had never prepared vegan food before, nor did I want to make our guest sick!… Read More Spicy Pumpkin Bread (It’s Vegan too, but you wouldn’t know it!)
I love Our Best Bites! I am so grateful for them and for their AMAZING website that has been here for me all these years, while living outside of the USA. I recently discovered a new “healthy meals” area. I checked it out today and saw a lot of yummy recipes. So I made a… Read More New “Healthier” Recipes to Try
This is my FAVORITE homemade soup! It is so much better than canned soup. Mostly because you know what is going into the soup and you can control the seasonings. I love to just eat this soup plain, with a bit more milk to dilute the soup, and a side of soda crackers. We also… Read More Condensed Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup
“Little Birdie” By Wendi (That’s me!) Little birdie, sweet and fine Sitting on your wooden line. You love to sing, and dance, and play Chirping to your friends all day. I wonder how your cage can be A place that brings you happy things? With bars, and locks, and spaces tight, Keeping you from taking… Read More A Poem
** That is all I could study this morning from President Nelson’s most recent talk to the women of the church last Saturday. I had the BEST day yesterday!!! I received some answers to a prayer that I have been hoping, but not knowing, how I would receive. I also had the best feeling in… Read More 1 Minute, 4 Seconds
In the soon to be retiring “Faith in God” booklets for Primary age children, 7 and older, it states . . . Curly Cook is working toward completing this booklet by the end of the year, so she is working on completing the highlighted activity above, over the next few weeks. She is working to… Read More “Even by Study and also by Faith”
We had a lot of fun this last Monday. These two cuties came over to our house for part of their P-Day (Preparation Day). It is Hermana Zapata’s last P-Day on her mission. She leaves next Wednesday for Columbia. I brought the Sisters to our house, just after making a fresh batch of glazed donuts.… Read More Painting with the Sister Missionaries!
We have recently been blessed with the sweetest and cutest sister missionaries in our branch. I love these girls, I really do! They have been a bright light in otherwise dark days. They have made it feel like the sun has been out all along! So I wanted to do something special for them. The… Read More Peanut Butter Cookies
I made something for breakfast this morning that I was given to eat almost 6 months ago. My friend Fran’s dear friend made it for us for dinner one night, but I was craving it today for breakfast. So I ran to the local Super Viquez and purchased the eggs and corn tortillas that I… Read More Costa Rican Breakfast/Snack
I am so happy this morning! I woke up before 8 a.m.!!!!! After returning from a two month visit to the United States, I have been struggling to wake up each morning. I get terrible jet lag after I travel by airplane. So no matter what I have tried over the past few days, I… Read More I finally did it!