Wendy’s Curried Split Pea Soup

Serves 8-10 servings Prep time: 10-15 minutes Cook time: 4-5 hours on low in the crock pot Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced 3 medium carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 small sweet potato, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger, minced 2 Tbs green or yellow curry paste (it depends on which one… Continue reading Wendy’s Curried Split Pea Soup

Scripture Sunday

You are Mine

I have to admit, I am complete confused by women I hear or see complaining about the messages church leadership sends to women in the church.  I LOVE what I learn in meetings and in conference!  Take yesterday at the General Women's Conference. I came away with a great reminder to  remember who I am,… Continue reading You are Mine

Satisfaction Saturday

Happiness is a Good Massage

I often say the a good massage makes me a much happier person... a more relaxed person... a changed person.  I am completely satisfied when I go about my day after a good massage. Massage has many health benefits. I know... most of you think of massage only as "pampering" or as a once-in-awhile treat… Continue reading Happiness is a Good Massage

Family Friday

Thanks Mom

September is the month we celebrate my mom's birthday.   My mom is funny, creative, faithful, passionate for family and faith, intelligent, hard working, musical, down to earth, goofy, compassionate, and fearless.  She is an example of discipleship, faith and testimony in action.  I have a few traits from her and there no greater compliment… Continue reading Thanks Mom

Theatre Thursday

Healing the “Walking Dead”- Tips for Sick Actors

School has started.  Rehearsals are in full swing.  You are feeling good about how things are going.  You know what I mean... you've been sounding good, holding up in rehearsals, keeping up with the demands of school and rehearsal.  Then, one morning, you wake up and your nose is running like it's joined the cross… Continue reading Healing the “Walking Dead”- Tips for Sick Actors

Warrior Wednesday

Patience You Must Have Young Padwan

Patience - the quality of being patient, as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like; an ability or willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with delay; the ability to control your emotions or impulses and proceed calmly when faced with difficulty. Patience does… Continue reading Patience You Must Have Young Padwan

Thought Tuesday

Singing and Dancing in the Rain

It is often said that we crave for things that we don't have... it's part of our human psyche. I grew up in the high desert in central Oregon.  Rain was not common there.  Summers would bring impressive thunderstorms. The air would smell fresher.  The dust would settle.  The high desert refreshed with a cool… Continue reading Singing and Dancing in the Rain


Lentil and Veggies in Peanut Sauce

Lentil and Veggies in Peanut Sauce Sauce 5 Tbs peanut butter 3 tsp minced ginger 3 tsp minced garlic 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs lime juice 1/2 c chopped cilantro 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 3 tsp Sriracha sauce 1 can of coconut milk Lentils 1 1/2 c lentils 14 1/2 c water Veggies 1… Continue reading Lentil and Veggies in Peanut Sauce


Japanese Ramen Soup

Japanese Ramen Soup 3 carrot, juliene sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tsp ginger, minced 4 c vegetable broth 3 c water 3 packages of Ramen 3 c chopped Chinese cabbage 2 Tbs Sriracha sauce 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs miso paste 1/2 small bunch of cilantro, chopped 1 8 oz. pkg sliced mushrooms… Continue reading Japanese Ramen Soup


Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Soup 2 sweet potatoes diced 2 large carrots diced 1 large onion diced 1 c diced celery 2 c lentils 1/4 c lemon juice 1 red bell pepper diced 1/2 c chopped cilantro 1 tsp coriander 3 cloves minced garlic 2 tsp minced ginger 1 jar of my home canned tomatoes… Continue reading Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Soup