We Encourage Beauty

One of the first blogs I followed was 'IHOD', In Honor of Design.  It's written by a faith filled, beautiful, talented, … View →

Walnut Basil Pesto


When we visited Pap's garden this past weekend, one of the many things we picked was fresh basil! We filled bags upon … View →



It may have been the little red flowers planted outside of his front door that got me. Or the rickety green rocker … View →

Southwest Chicken Soup


This Summer, I was part of a Women's Bible Study called, 'The Living Room Series: RUTH'.  The book is not only filled … View →

September Meal Plan


As the start of school approaches, I've been wracking my brain as to how I can lessen my load.  'What can I do now to … View →



At this point, it's safe to say that I have my PiggyToes in one too many projects in and around the farmhouse and I have … View →

Mexican Cookies


Our friends Lisa and Kris threw a Fiesta this weekend and it was... hands down, the best Fiesta I have ever attended! … View →

Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie

This pie needs no introduction.  I don't even need to tell you fabulous words to describe it.  You just have to trust … View →

An August Day

Photo on 8-7-14 at 3.16 PM

I checked out in the back of the store.  I was getting glass cut for the broken window pane in our dining room.  I … View →

Orecchiette with Sundried Tomatoes and Sausage


I can't find the perfect words to describe this dish.  Everyone.  Everyone asked for seconds.  I'm not sure if it was … View →