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Southwest Chicken Enchilada Pie Recipe {Monday Meals}

Southwest Chicken Enchilada Pie Recipe {Monday Meals}

During the winter months, I crave comfort food. What about you? This recipe is a family favorite . . . everyone (kids included) loves it. Right before I left for El Salvador, I planned to make chicken enchiladas. Only this time, I had a problem. I forgot to buy the tortillas and didn’t want to… Continue Reading

How To Make Tortillas for Cinco de Mayo {Monday Meals}

How To Make Tortillas for Cinco de Mayo {Monday Meals}

Cinco de Mayo is huge in Texas. In fact, I already have plan on Thursday to celebrate Cinco de Mayo – independence from Mexico. Even if you’re not from Texas, why not enjoy some fun Mexican activities. Try the homemade tortillas below. Get ready to make your own homemade tortillas.  It’s fun & easy! This… Continue Reading

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

Easter Treats – Birds Nests {Monday Meals}

I still remember the first time we made Easter bird nests.  Hunter & I were making them.  He loved forming the mixture into nests . . . and eating them afterwards.  Yesterday I told Hunter & Gentry I needed to make bird nests for my blog.  They both grinned at me and reminded me how… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Easter Traditions – Resurrection Rolls {Monday Meals}

Most families have LOTS of Christmas traditions and very few Easter traditions.  I find that interesting because the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ is paramount to being saved from our sin. As my kids grew up, I looked for creative ways to explain Jesus resurrection.  Our absolute, favorite Easter tradition over the past 20… Continue Reading

Valentines Day Recipes

Valentines Day Recipes

We’ve always celebrated Valentines Day as a family. I don’t like going out because it’s so crowded and not very romantic. Plus, my parents celebrated Valentines Day with us as a family. So, I followed their lead. Today, Steve & I started the day with a yummy Valentine breakfast of stuffed french toast.  Since it… Continue Reading

Valentines Day Ideas for Kids {Round Up}

Valentines Day Ideas for Kids {Round Up}

Valentines Day is next weekend.  Are you looking for some fun & simple Valentines Day ideas for kids? Here are some of our favorites. 5 Ways to have a Family Valentines Day Fun Daddy Daughter Date Ideas {Valentines Ideas} 10 Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Young & Older Kids Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Kids… Continue Reading

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

3 Epiphany Traditions from our Family

Actually, I didn’t know what Epiphany was until our kids were older. Even so, we formed some family traditions that I’ve continued. We also had some Epiphany traditions that I didn’t even realize we were doing. Christmas Thank You Notes We used the time between Christmas & Epiphany to learn thankfulness.  Our kids wrote thank… Continue Reading

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Recipe {Monday Meals}

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Recipe {Monday Meals}

Last weekend I spoke at Teach Them Diligently in Atlanta. On the first evening, I met my brother-in-law & sister-in-law for dinner at PF Changs.  By the time I arrived, they already had lettuce wraps.  Oh, so yummy! When I got home, I was working on a menu for this week & saw a recipe… Continue Reading

Easter Snacks & Lessons for Kids

Easter Snacks & Lessons for Kids

On our last day of Bible School in El Salvador, we are telling the story of Easter, by using colors. I found this from a variety of Easter lessons for kids on Danielle’s Place of Crafts. The kids are coloring a stained glass sheet, one color at a time. Robyn used each color to tell… Continue Reading

Easy Soft Pretzel Recipe {Monday Meals}

Easy Soft Pretzel Recipe {Monday Meals}

In our SHIP El Salvador Bible school last week, I discovered that the pretzel is the symbol of prayer. So, we used pretzels as a snack in our Palm Sunday lesson with the kids.  In our Palm Sunday lesson, we talked about ways to worship God, which includes prayer. These pretzels are super-easy to make…. Continue Reading