coastal livin' · family · friends · life

vanishing act

If you’ve been around this blog for awhile, you’ll see a definite pattern. I’ll be writing strong and steady for a time, then I’ll seem to disappear from the face of the earth. My vanishing act regularly occurs in the summer months. This year has been no different. While there is an aspect of lazy…… Continue reading vanishing act

easter · food · friends · happy endings · life · menu planning · recipes · special days · what's for dinner?

easter feasting

Is it just me, or does food bring people together in a special way? There is something wonderful about sharing your table and the fruits of your labours (or someone else’s for that matter). Conversation flows more naturally and small silences go unnoticed as we enjoy the meal. Years ago, we would split the time…… Continue reading easter feasting

easter · faith · family · life · special days

it is finished

As Easter approaches, I’ve been meditating on the completed work of Christ as He took my sin upon Himself on the cross.  As such, I’ve been reading some older posts and thought I would re-share them with you. This was first posted March, 2016. This photo was taken at the Billy Graham Library I have a…… Continue reading it is finished

easter · faith · family · life · special days

easter thoughts and such

I’ve been feeling a little sorry for myself this week. There were a few reasons, but here’s the big one: a new grandlittle that I’ve yet to meet. This sweet girl was born on April Fools Day. source: Naomi Lucienne Photography Being away from my mom, our older kids and grandlittles is not always easy.…… Continue reading easter thoughts and such

bible journaling · Bible study · faith · life

what a beautiful name {El-Roi}

It was time to pick another guide for our Ladies’ Bible Study group. If you’ve ever led a study like this, you know the choices can be overwhelming. I usually begin by asking the Lord for direction. I go to the ladies to see if they have any particular study they’d like to do, then…… Continue reading what a beautiful name {El-Roi}