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I Needed A Sign- Literally!

By | 2017-02-20T04:50:35+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Over Tea|

I NEEDED A SIGN – LITERALLY!   We’ve all had them.  We’ve all had days when nothing feels quite right.  The sun is shining, but personal clouds abound.  It’s not that there’s any identifiable problem, worry, or fear…we just feel, well, kind of messed up, off-kilter, on edge, out-of-sorts.  Those are the days when the [...]


By | 2017-02-20T04:50:35+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Over Tea|

I’m sitting in my favorite local coffee shop having a cup of Columbian and an omelet for breakfast. It’s Saturday, and I got up early on the one day I could sleep in to be here (more on that later). It’s moderately busy here today. There are four elderly folks in the overstuffed chairs by [...]

Those “Little “ Things

By | 2018-06-26T14:21:51+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Over Tea|

    Little things…little, everyday things.  Have you ever considered how much power there is in those little day-to-day things to either make or break you?  I have been thinking about that lately.   A few weeks ago I received notice from my insurance agency that the company I had my car insurance with had [...]

Time For Truth

By | 2017-02-20T04:50:36+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Over Tea|

It’s the last week of the year, and I am thinking about time. Please tell me that I am not the only one who thinks about a year nearly gone with certain feelings of melancholy. All that time…365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes, 31,536,000 seconds…where did it all go? Why are there so many things [...]


By | 2017-02-20T04:50:36+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Home Fires|

Okay ladies...this is how it will look! We've put on a couple of recipes just to get the ball rolling. You may choose whether or not you want to have your name posted. Currently, we're especially looking for fall recipes, harvest meals and quick suppers, but if you have other ideas...send away! Get those recipes, [...]

Slow Cooker Orange-BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

By | 2015-11-20T02:57:31+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Home Fires|

Looking for something you can throw in the crockpot in the morning and enjoy with your family in the evening? Try this delicious pulled pork recipe! Slow Cooker Orange-BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches 1 boneless pork shoulder roast, about 3-4 pounds 1 bottle (18 oz.) of your favorite BBQ sauce 1 orange ( a big juicy [...]

Cheesy Pizza Mac and Garlic Bread

By | 2017-02-20T04:50:36+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Home Fires|

Are you looking for a really quick, family friendly supper? Cheesy Pizza Mac is just the recipe for you! Add some Garlic Cheese Bread and you'll win the whole family over! Cheesy Pizza Mac Left over macaroni and Cheese OR make 1 box of mac and cheese according to the directions 1 pound browned, ground [...]

Personalized Paper Dolls

By | 2017-02-20T04:50:36+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Home Fires|

Do you know a little girl or girls that love to play dress up? Try this with them! Personalized Paper Dolls photo of child that you are making the doll with/for cardstock spray glue scissors Miscellaneous colored cardstock, magazine pictures, lace, trims of all kinds, crayons or colored pencils, etc. Take a picture of the [...]