• Life Post

    Enlighten My Darkness – October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

    “For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.” (Psalm 18:28) Psalm 18 is a song written by David praising the Lord for rescuing him from his enemies & from the hand of King Saul.  It is often called the Grateful Retrospect.  After hurricane Florence has left North Carolina & South Carolina, I find myself in an attitude similar to that of David: a grateful retrospect.  Although some lives were lost, many homes & properties were destroyed, we were spared from what could have been a devastating blow to this area. I am grateful for His mercy, protection, and help during such a difficult time…

  • Main Dishes,  Recipes

    Don’t Make Decisions in a Hurricane – Make Hash…

      Hurricane Florence is heading straight for us.  Thankfully, the hurricane has come down from a near Category 5 to a Category 2.  Living near Myrtle Beach, SC, it is strange for our entire coastline to be evacuated.  No one is on the roads.  Thankfully, my husband & I do not live in an evacuation zone or a flood zone, so we are prepared to weather the storm with no power.  What’s interesting about this storm and every hurricane, is that I am reminded of what is important.  I often tell my friends – don’t make decisions in the middle of a hurricane.  The Governor of SC in all of…

  • Main Dishes,  Pork Recipes,  Recipes

    Glazed Pork Chops: Easy 30 Minute Meal for Any Week Day

    This weekend J & I celebrated my 31st birthday.  I’m not sure where time has gone! Not long ago I was this little crying baby.  I asked for a low key birthday with people that care about me, and I got just that! It was a great weekend!  Thursday, I pampered myself with a pedicure & manicure.  Friday, I went to happy hour with some of my very best friends.  Saturday, I spent time with my family, sending off my oldest brother across the country for National Guard training, and Sunday, we spent the day with our church family.  After having two days off from work & then a lovely weekend,…