Conquering the Grill Grates

Summertime is grillin’ time, right? Actually, we love to grill all year long, though my husband does protest a bit when the temperature drops below zero. He’s also not fond of dirty grill grates. He’s sure they’re going to give him cancer. And I guess since he’s...

Picnic Perfect Cake

When I was a kid, we spent nearly every New Year’s weekend with my parent’s college friends, known to us as Aunt Janet and Uncle Bailey. They had two kids who were close in age to us and we always had a ton of fun together. Being as we lived in Southern California,...

Looking for a Minnesota Day Trip?

Last summer my husband and I decided to do something a little different for our anniversary; we went on a cave tour. Truth be told, I think we may have been some of the oldest people there. It was clear this was not your typical 41st anniversary date. But we weren’t...

A Piece of Me

How do you explain it when someone you’ve only met once steals a tiny piece of your heart? When we were on our mission trip to Greece and Cyprus a few weeks ago, we spent one afternoon doing an educational program for kids in a refugee camp. The powers that be (those...