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Cheddar Potato Soup

Cheddar Potato Soup

By On September 30, 2014

Finally! Nailed the weather with one of my recipe posts! This week here in North Dakota, we’ve experiened a drop in temps. The leaves are falling and blowing around. It feels like… Read More

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Marriage as a Calling

By On September 29, 2014

I’ve been watching a series online called Meant to Be. The basis of meant to be is that “when it comes to seeking advice about relationships, marriage, and sex, we tend to… Read More

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Faith Friday: Increasing in Influence for the Kingdom of God

By On September 26, 2014

Well my friends.. We’ve made it! Today we finish off Faith Fridays and our Twelve Faith Confessions as found in the book Sun Stand Still. If you haven’t picked up the book,… Read More


Lazy Halupsi (Cabbage Rolls)

By On September 23, 2014

So when I first moved to the Iron Curtain in North Dakota, I can’t remember who it was that said we were having “halupsi” for a meal. I am fairly certain I… Read More

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Realities of Being a Farm Wife

By On September 22, 2014

It doesn’t matter where you go, there are certain realities that all farm wives face on a seasonal basis. Some of them are easier to deal with than others. Some of them… Read More

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Faith Friday: I Am a Faithful Spouse.

By On September 19, 2014

Welcome to another Faith Friday!! We only have two left! Can you believe it!? This week’s Faith Confession ties in with a sermon I’ve been watching online this week. It just so… Read More


My Time in the Wilderness…

By On September 18, 2014

Do you ever have one of those moments were a simple phrase hits you like a slap in the face? The words uttered by someone in your life have the ability to… Read More

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Sweet Corn & Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing

By On September 16, 2014

Well… my timing hasn’t been the best for my recipe posts. As I share this wonderful summer salad, it is a balmy 46 degrees outside. But I will carry on! We planted… Read More

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Building a Home: The Design Process

By On September 15, 2014

Since having several conversations about building a home, we’ve received a variety of responses. Some people meet us with general excitement, some people meet us with condolences for how overwhelming it must… Read More

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Faith Friday: Walking in Sacrificial Love

By On September 12, 2014

Welcome back to Faith Fridays! We are chugging right along with these Twelve Faith Confessions from the book, Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick. We only have a few more left! In the book, Steven… Read More