Category: Creative Cooking

Post #22 – Salmon Salad, Precious Friends and Guacamole!

Paul is off to be Bishop.  I love Tuesday nights.  A nice meal together as a family, then family scripture reading and prayers, leads to the night being left to enjoy how we please before heading off to bed.  The kids are all watching the last half of “What Katy Did” – a movie about a book GingerSnap read and loved.  The… Read more →

Post #21 – Only 7 more weeks to go and FABULOUS Mint Brownies!

This morning we had a yellow and blue sky with cotton-candy clouds.  It was exquisite! I am grateful to be back carpooling for Seminary again.  I guess over the last 2 months, amid the weekly counting down to the last day of Seminary, I grew to depend on my quiet mornings of solitude.  I also thoroughly enjoy the opportunity I… Read more →

Don’t be too Hasty . . . pudding that is.

Each and every morning this week, I have started my day doing this . . . I actually really love doing this every morning.  I have been blessed to turn a difficult and sometimes overwhelming situation into something beautiful and cherished.  Going to bed early (anything before 11) used to be early for me and waking up before the sun (anything… Read more →

Mother’s Day 2017

It’s not Mother’s Day in Costa Rica.  They celebrate it on August 15th.  But I did get to enjoy Mother’s Day on Sunday.  Before Paul left for Ward Council Meeting, he stopped and gave me a small, purple box that had a pink bow on top.  I had thankfully, by accident, come upon it in the safe the day before,… Read more →