Courage for the year ahead

The Gospel fuels our courage These verses end a Psalm full of sorrow and lament. But even in the midst of his grief, and at the end of his cry for relief, David remembers and takes courage for the path ahead. At the changing of the year, that is what we all need. Thankfulness for… Continue reading Courage for the year ahead

Cooking Adventures · Home Living · Lactose-free Cooking

Gluten-free Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies ready to be iced. 😋 These cookies are gluten, dairy, egg, nut, and soy free. I used Bob's Red Mill 1-1 flour in the blue bag. Recipe here: https://www.vegannie.com/cookies/vegan-gingerbread-cookies/ Notes: I doubled recipe and used 1 part cane sugar, 1 part coconut sugar. Also added extra water until dough was smooth.

Lunch Readings · Photography

Snow kisses

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again." - Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Home Living · Thoughts

Hygge Krog

Hygge- the feeling of comfort, warmth, appreciation, friendship- is growing in popularity around the world. In a world dominated by electronics, long-distance communication, and rushing through the work week, no wonder people are starting to embrace it. Hygge krog is basically a hygge corner. A nook set aside to embrace that feeling... to unwind, to… Continue reading Hygge Krog

Decorating!!! · Home Living · Uncategorized

Making Cozy: Twinkle Lights

Twinkle lights add a certain charm and warmth to a room, especially during cold winter months when the sun sets early in the evening. When I was in high school, I had the multicolored lights (80s child) outlining the walls in my room. I loved the soft glow it gave. Since then, I've come to… Continue reading Making Cozy: Twinkle Lights

Cooking Adventures · Lactose-free Cooking

Holiday Gingerbread Cake Recipe Additions: gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free

Three and a half years ago, I had to say good-bye to eggs, milk, and wheat. As time went on, I discovered and adapted recipes for pancakes, cookies, and even mini-donuts (a girl's gotta have her carbs 'n' sugar comfort food, after all). But how was I to make a cake? Without eggs? Thankfully, I… Continue reading Holiday Gingerbread Cake Recipe Additions: gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free