Monthly Archives: March, 2015

8 Ways Our Family Celebrates Good Friday

Good Friday at our house follows certain traditions: 1.  We fast.  My husband and I don’t eat anything, while we encourage the kids to last as long as they can without eating, then they can only eat simply so that they are not hungry, such as plain bread and water.  We also abstain from meat. …

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Gluten-Free Tuesday: Singing the Praise of Cauliflower

I have found cauliflower to be a very versatile vegetable in adapting certain recipes into gluten-free versions, but gluten-free or not, these recipes are winners!  I’ve included some recipes I have tried, and others I look forward to trying soon.  You can find Oven Love’s version of Shepherd’s Pie here .  I adapted it a little to …

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Snow Tubing is Not Crazy But Talking to Yourself is

Yep. I am certifiably crazy. At least in my own mind. You’re getting old Melina. Snow tubing is not crazy, but talking to yourself is. What fun though! Zipping down a hill at breakneck speed. The world a blur as you spin. Snow flying in your face and all around.  Fun.  Laughter.  Togetherness. Maybe there …

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Lights Out has been a SUCCESS!!

Thank you Catherine from The Life I Lead for your Lenten idea that has been a great success in our house.  On Sunday nights during Lent, we have been using Catherine’s idea to turn our lights out and power down.  You can read about our Lenten challenge here. When supper is coming to a close, …

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