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Top 5 Retro Christmas Cookies

It is no secret that I love retro recipes. I’ve collected cookbooks over the years from as far back as 1890. To help you out with your Christmas baking, here are my top five Christmas cookies recipes from decades gone by.

Making Holiday Excuses

This holiday season, don’t let your too-packed calendar knock the joy right out of you. Plan to look for ways to do good and share with others for whom the coming yuletide season isn’t the most wonderful time of the year.

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I’m so glad you’ve dropped by!

Welcome to my online home! If you and I were visiting in person, I’d grab a mismatched mug from my kitchen cupboard and make you some French press coffee. But for now, click or tap your way around my site and grab a free resource or two. I also invite you to subscribe to my monthly newsletter full of creative ideas for following God, serving your family, and loving people—including a few recipes per month! And I’d love to hang out with you on social media so be sure to connect with me via the links at the bottom of this page. I’m so thrilled and honored to have you here.


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When Making Others Happy Is Making You Miserable


Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, and pulled in too many directions by the needs of others? Break the pattern of people-pleasing and confidently live your life.

With vulnerable and humourous stories, biblical insight, and encouragement from someone who’s been there, this practical book will help you:

  • Discover how to live out your priorities despite the opinions and expectations of others.
  • Implement boundaries with the pushers, pouters, guilt bombers, and others who try to call the shots in your life.
  • Cultivate a strategy for knowing when to say yes and how to say no.
  • Learn how to navigate the tension between following God and loving the people around you.

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