Archive | January, 2014

Roasting the Almonds…

21 January 2014

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  A couple weeks ago I roasted a batch of almonds and posted pics, and was asked repeatedly about how to do…so here it is, just slightly delayed until the next batch. 1. Preheat over to 350 degrees (conventional) or about 325 degrees for a convection oven.  Arrange your raw almonds in a single layer in […]

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Why Go on Mission?

14 January 2014

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Mission. It’s a word that scares many Christians, and as a result, we’ve tended to build missions up to being only for the “professionals” and further isolate ourselves from the idea. But I’ll let you in on a couple of little secrets. There are no professional Christians. And missions are for all believers.  There are […]

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God: Yeah, About That…

12 January 2014

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Note: you’ll want to read/review the previous post to understand some of this (opens in new window). Trust me. At about 2am that next morning, I was awakened, and this time it wasn’t even the dog needing to go outside. It may have been the storm blowing things all around, but when I went into […]

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More to Life…?

11 January 2014

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Ever felt that this? Working to afford things that you don’t really need or impress people that don’t really care…or simply just knowing that there’s so much more out there… In this country the rat race can wear you down and take over everything. There’s a stirring going on in our family. JoAnn’s read (and […]

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Mrs. Renfro’s Ghost Pepper Salsa Review

1 January 2014

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  One of the recent Christmas traditions has been for some form of hot sauce to end up in my stocking. I like hot sauce…at one point, we had 13 different kinds. But this year, Mrs. Renfro’s Ghost Pepper Salsa made its appearance. While technically not a hot sauce, it’s close enough…especially since the kids […]

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