On the Monday after Thanksgiving our family moved. I have been unpacking like crazy in order to participate in The Nester’s 2012 Christmas Tour of Homes. So, Welcome to the new McLucas Home. It’s Christmas and we’re all done up. Right on cue, it started snowing last night. This morning our 2 acres had been transformed Into a beautiful winter wonderland. Come… Read More
October’s Cupcake: Chocolate Pumpkin My daughter and I did quite a bit of experimenting to create these cupcakes. We had found several recipes for chocolate pumpkin cupcakes online already, but quickly discovered they were heavy on the chocolate but had only a tiny hint of pumpkin. What we wanted was a better mix of the chocolate and the pumpkin- like… Read More
Shandi-lee Cox via Compfight Fathers, don’t exasperate your children by coming down hard on them. Take them by the hand and lead them in the way of the Master. ~Ephesians 6:4 You didn’t choose me, remember; I chose you, and put you in the world to bear fruit, fruit that won’t spoil. As fruit bearers, whatever you ask the Father… Read More
Despite the fact that our dishwasher just went out and the bathtub is always clogged, today I am grateful for home. The safe place I lay my head. This is the fifteenth post of a series called 31 Days of Gratefulness. Here is the list of all the posts in this series.
The pumpkin patch in the pouring rain Scrabble over cups of hot cocoa and marshmallows Movie nights with Scooby Doo, Gummy Worms, and Red Vines These are the days I’m so grateful for. This is the thirteenth post of a series called 31 Days of Gratefulness. Here is the list of all the posts in this series.
Words cannot adequately express how much I appreciate Lisa-Jo Baker. She is amazing. Inspiring. Encouraging. Have you met Lisa-Jo Baker? If you haven’t, you really want to meet her. Right now she’s encouraging everyone to write their story. It’s a FABULOUSLY ENCOURAGING series. She’s also the creator and host of 5 Minute Friday. Lisa-Jo Baker is also fun to follow on Twitter…. Read More