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Pumpkin Puff Cookies

Pumpkin Puff Cookies

Pumpkin Puff Cookies – 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix – 1 Can of Pumpkin – 1 Egg – 1 Cup of White Baking Chips – 1/3 Cup of Vegetable Oil – Cinnamon (optional) 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Mix all ingredients together with…

Outdoor Tour & What We’ve Been Up To.

Outdoor Tour & What We’ve Been Up To.

Watch the video below to see what we’ve been up to! We’ve accomplished so much this year already. Because of the business and the tiring first trimester I’ve had I’ve been a little MIA on the blog. So watch the video to get a little…

Camping at the Promise Land – Lancaster, PA

Camping at the Promise Land – Lancaster, PA

Our first camping adventure for the season – The Promise Land Campground in Millersville, PA. It was good to get away after being in quarantine for a few months.

It’s always good to see friends you haven’t seen in a while. We were with the Almanza family. They actually live on the camp and help with all the summer camps.

We went to check out a place to have camp this summer for our church and other churches in the area. The church we normally (nothing is normal anymore!) use, we cannot use this summer. This is a great camp with horses (watch the video), swimming, zipline, tubing down the river, etc… We are excited to see what the Lord will do with summer camp this year.

While we were camping at the Promise Land Campground, I made these Toy Story Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.

Here is the recipe for the Toy Story Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. They were really good. In the video, you will see that the cream cheese needed to be softer and blended more. And . . . I put the two mixtures backwards! I’m going to blame that on no internet service. But on a camping trip and with limited kitchen equipment, they were not bad.

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Sherri

Danielle’s Coffee Bar Before and After

Danielle’s Coffee Bar Before and After

Before I start the post, I want to clearly say that I am not a decorator or even creative (that gene was passed onto the other four sisters). All you need to remember is that the best part of doing a project is that it’s…

DIY Antibacterial Hand Soap

DIY Antibacterial Hand Soap

During this time of COVID-19, there are few items I like to have on hand that I cannot get! Toilet Paper, Clorox Wipes, Hand Sanitizer and Antibacterial Hand Soap are all things that were not available at the beginning of March in 2020. While this…

Verde Chicken Taquitos

Verde Chicken Taquitos

I’m sharing one of our favorite recipes with you today! I’ve tried quite a few recipes for taquitos, but have narrowed down what we prefer and I’m sharing our recipe with you today! Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Flour Tortillas
  • 1 lb. Cooked Shredded Chicken
  • 8 oz. of Cream Cheese
  • 3 cups of Shredded Cheese
  • Cilantro
  • Green Onion
  • 1 Packet of Taco Seasoning
  • 1 Jar of Salsa Verde
  1. Preheat your oven to 350.
  2. Mix chicken, cream cheese, 2 cups of shredded cheese, taco seasoning, half the jar of salsa, add cilantro and green onion according to your preference.
  3. Spray casserole dish with non-stick spray and pour 1/4 jar of the salsa in the bottom.
  4. Arrange 1/3 cup of the mixture in your tortilla shells, roll tightly and place seam side down in your dish.
  5. Pour remaining salsa and 1 cup of cheese on top.
  6. Cover in foil and bake for 20 minutes, remove cover and bake approx. 10 more minutes until cheese is golden brown.
  7. Serve with taco toppings such as sour cream, cilantro, green onion, salsa, etc.

You can watch the video below to see Callie and I put the recipe together!

Confined to Redefine

Confined to Redefine

Yes, we are all confined! Let’s not let this be a negative in our lives. There are so many things to do in our homes and in our minds. This time is a defining part in our lives. Do we really need some of those…

DIY Coffee Drinks

DIY Coffee Drinks

Once a week our church has an after school program for kids in our city. We have a Bible study time, games, life-skills class, and then feed them a homestyle meal. I can think of very few life skills more important than making your own…

2 Books For Your Dinosaur Lovers

2 Books For Your Dinosaur Lovers

Do you have a child in your life that has grown to love dinosaurs more than you ever imagined?

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would come to a point where I would be able to name more than one kind of dinosaur, let alone know interesting facts about them. Since I started nannying, it has become a favorite topic to talk and read about with little boys.

There is such an importance in paying attention to what your kids hear and read in books. Fiction and non-fiction books are an easy way for your children to know if it is real or fake. When you have a non-fiction book it is important to make sure that your kids understand what is fact vs. fiction. Especially when it comes to dinosaurs!

With most dinosaur books, the wall you hit almost every time, is the “millions and billions of years”. To those of us that have had the Bible as our foundation, we know that its not millions and billions of years but closer to 6,000 years. Let me encourage you to explain it to your kids if they are older. If they are younger, just replace the words “millions and billions” with “thousands” as you read the books.

Lets get to the good part of this blog post. THE BOOKS!

Here are two of my favorite books that I have come to read and use on a weekly basis.

Dinosaurs: For Little Kids

The best price for this book is on Answers In Genesis website minus shipping. If you have Amazon Prime with free shipping that will be your cheapest way to go. Amazon.com

To be honest, I cannot say enough about this book. I bought it the last time I was in Kentucky and have almost read it every week since then. This book has a great way of teaching each Dinosaur lover who created dinosaurs, what happened to them and what they were called years ago. Toward the end of the book, Ken Ham even explains that Dinosaurs are now extinct because of sin and human kind. It’s a Kids Story book packed with biblical information but palatable for your child to wrap their head around what happened to dinosaurs.

Side Note: This book is a favorite and a subtle way to present the gospel and I took Ken Hams advice to purchase a copy to place in our towns library.

199 Dinosaurs And Prehistoric Animals

This book doesn’t have a story line in any form. It’s just the name of each animal (exactly how the cover looks). If your child has a lot of dinosaur figures, this book is great for them to search in the book for the ones that they have. I love using this book with the little boy that I watch. We also have flash cards that have dinosaur names and facts on the back. He matches them with others in the book. This is definitely a tool.

Usborne have a lot of dinosaur books, but you have to be careful when it comes to their dinosaur books. They definitely emphasize the millions, billions, and trillions of years. The one pictured above does not promote evolutionary ideas.

Amazon has this book on their website but its more expensive. I would purchase this book through Usborne knowing you will have to pay for shipping.

“199 Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals” is a cardboard book so you will get your monies worth.

Vision Board 2020

Vision Board 2020

2020! What an exciting prospect of new beginnings! What is your vision for the new year! Paul reminded us in Philippians 3:14: “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.“ It is good to have goals…