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{A Whole Lot of Baking, Cooking and Loaded Tea Making Going On}

  Happy Sunday Afternoon friends. Hope you've all had a great week. I've been doing some cooking, baking and tea making.  I've really been enjoying making and creating loaded teas, shakes, smoothies and coffee drinks. I have not been writing down my recipes but guess I need to start doing that so I can remember what all I done! LOL!  I try to stick with healthy and low calorie drinks and have so many different things that I want to try.   But, this is an easy way to get extra vitamins, or Collagen, or protein.  I drink lots of water and this helps to give me something to add a little extra taste.   Mercy, I'm having too much fun with these teas. Decided to do a little baking this weekend too for my family. Pumpkin muffins with brown sugar topping was on my list for sure. I had enough batter left for miniature pumpkin chocolate chip muffins so baked a batch of those. If that wasn't enough already, I baked up some peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips. Needless t


As the Christmas season approaches I have found myself getting in that frame of mind of being "overwhelmed" with my list of things to do! How about you? Of course I am one of those species that worries about not getting a full nights sleep too! You worry about not sleeping so therefore you are already anticipating that you won't sleep! Yeah, I know...crazy huh? I found myself in this same frame of mind yesterday except it was with my calendar! The more I looked at the dates circled for events, shopping, parties, meetings and etc. the more I found myself becoming overwhelmed! I kept thinking, "What can I give up? I've got to attend this event and go to that party or parties....I've got to do this and that and well I finally just closed the calendar and began to pray and ask God to speak to my heart.  After I had prayed I decided to google some poems for Christmas so I could share it with some of our ladies at church. Boy or boy does God have a

Wednesday in The Word: Prayer

“The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results”                  (James 5:16; NLT). Living in a fallen world we deal everyda y with hurts, needs, sickness and more. Sometimes our hearts are so overwhelmed by the many needs of our family and friends. We must carry these needs to the Father in prayer. He is the ONLY one that can truly heal a marriage, restore a family, heal the sic k, a nd turn the impossible to possible. May we be diligent with our prayers. May we seek Jesus in all things.  I love what Charles Spurg eon said: "We need to recognize that our spirit needs prayer like our body needs food!   Prayer is the Key to all things!  Let’s commit to spending more time in prayer today! Make sure you don't allow the enemy to rob your time to pray — for it's in prayer that we tap into God's unlimited power that makes demons tremble!   Hugs and blessings, Cindy 

Wednesday in the Word

  Today, all I ca n say is WE MUST TRUST GOD! 2 Chronicles 7:14 New King James Version (NKJV) 14  if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.  Psalm 4: 8 (NIV) “I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety”. Hebrews 12:2 (NIV) 2  fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God .    Hugs and blessings, Cindy