Recipe Card: Red, White and Blue Cookies

Several of you had questions about the cookies the kids and I made for the Fourth of July.  As I said, I’m not crafty by any means, but these were super easy and turned out really well! I sort of borrowed and stole from several recipes on Pinterest to put this together. Sugar Cookies 1/2Continue reading “Recipe Card: Red, White and Blue Cookies”

My Favorite Christmas Song: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day

It was written during the Civil War. It’s hard to think of a worse time, one in which peace must have seemed so far away, so unlikely.  A country divided against itself.  Brothers fighting brothers.  Bloody battles on American soil. The author lost his wife and son.  And though the road he traveled was dark,Continue reading “My Favorite Christmas Song: I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”