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In the Garden of Eden You planted two trees, with fruit so divine and sweet. One was given for eating, the other not so, but temptation the soul did defeat. Man had fallen from grandeur to deepest despair, He needed redemption within. … Continue reading

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Don’t you just love Pinterest? Usually, my endeavors at making a spectacular table for Easter falls far short of the images you see in the first picture above. The ideas always look so creative and seem like they would be … Continue reading

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Like the Fiddler on the Roof, I love tradition but it doesn’t carry the same punch it used to. Maybe it’s because we want to make new traditions that fit our lifestyle and some of the old ways are nothing … Continue reading

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And so it begins – the onset of the holiday season – a time of gathering, sharing, giving, receiving and love.  This week families will gather and share in a bounteous meal, reminiscent of their past.  Turkey or ham will … Continue reading

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For the past few years I’ve been sharing in the Thanksgiving feast of my youngest daughter’s extended family.  Her mother in law hosts this gathering each year and puts on a spread you wouldn’t believe.  There is so much food … Continue reading

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