Strawberry Crumble Tart

Tis the season…strawberry season! It is that wonderful time of the year where the strawberries are so perfect that you pick too many and wonder what am I going to do with all of these berries. I came across a recipe a few years ago for these strawberry crumble bars and I have tweaked it […]

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A Time for Change

Wait for the Lord. Be strong and don’t lose hope. Wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:14 It’s funny that this verse is the verse I taught on the entire month of March with our kids at church because it has been a theme of this year for me. We wanted to explain to you why […]

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Chicken Berry Salad

For the first 12 years of my life I grew up in the small town of Russellville, AR. There wasn’t a lot to do in the town and if you wanted to go to eat “fancy”, you typically drove to Little Rock. I distinctly remember one of my friends coming to school in the 5th […]

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Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are few things better than a warm chocolate chip cookie. The magic that a few ingredients create is something that I really do believe could aid in creating world peace. Growing up my mom made this recipe and it is one I have come back to time and time again. The only change I […]

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Homemade biscuits and gravy

Very few meals are as nostalgic to me as biscuits and gravy. There is something about that first bite that always takes me right back to sitting around the table with my parents and brothers and thinking for that moment in time all was good. As a kid I was not a fan of sausage […]

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Grandmama’s Chicken and Dumplings

As a kid I loved spending time with my grandmama. My memories of her are of making forts and sneaking out to go swimming at the fitness center pool. She was loving and kind and gone far too early. We lost her to Lou Gehrig’s disease when I was in 3rd grade. The older I […]

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2020-A Year in Highlights

As I sit down to reflect on the year 2020 I am struck with remembering how excited people were when the year began, to the dramatic shift in how people feel about it now. We started the year with 2020 vision. Memes were every where about vision and starting fresh in the decade. It’s funny […]

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Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp

I remember the first time I had this particular sauce on shrimp. I was with a friend at Bone Fish Grill in Rogers, Arkansas and it was one of the most interesting flavor profiles I had ever tried. At that point in my life, sauce was ketchup and my palate was basic at best but […]

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30 Minute Beef Stroganoff

Sometimes when you get home from a long day of work, the last thing you want to do is cook a long fancy meal. Beef stroganoff is one of those meals at my house that is not only a crowd favorite but super easy to put together when you just want something quick and easy. […]

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