Engaging the Senses

Homemaking usually breaks down to my stressing out over keeping things clean and tidy, but what about homemaking as a social art? As my children and I work to clean the home, I give instructions: Make sure you dust the corners. Be careful to look under the cushions for things. Don’t forget to sweep under […]

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  Are you a fan of The Boxcar Children? It sure brings back the memories of yesteryear when you get a chance to read them and it great for listening together as a family or just for your children! We noticed that the audio collection was FREE today with (with free audible trial for 30 […]

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The days are getting cooler and the trees are changing colors as fall sets in here in the Texas Panhandle. That also means that my family requests my homemade soups for dinner more frequently. One of our favorites is my tortilia soup. This soup is very thick and rich and it is perfect for adding […]

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Fall has definitely arrived. The temperature here in the Texas Panhandle has finally started coming down which means that I am able to keep my doors and windows open longer each day. I love the feel of the cool breeze in the mornings and the sounds of birds singing as they gather around the feeder […]

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Fall is my favorite season of the year. The weather starts to get cooler, the days get shorter, the trees start to change color, and evryone gathers together to watch football. Fall also includes a return to school and all of the other activities for the kids which often leads to hectic schedules. I have […]

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I have been making this recipe for years and it is one of our favorites so I wanted to share it with you. This is a very easy but unique recipe for bread. The rosemary and black pepper make it anything but typical, but you will love the taste of wedges of the warm bread […]

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Our country’s Independence Day will soon be here, so how will you celebrate with your family?  We hope to go to a couple of parades this coming week, and we also plan to watch some fireworks displays that we can see from our neighborhood.  We have watched the fireworks like this for many years!  No […]

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The heat here in the Texas Panhandle the last few weeks has been oppressive. Even with four seasons, we generally just experience two of them here, summer and winter. We have had triple digits lately even though the calendar still said spring until last week. So this time of year I enjoy making all kinds of […]

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