Grocery Geek Presents: Clean Out Your Coupon Box


Since there aren’t a whole lot of new coupons being released these last few weeks of the year, now is a perfect time to clean out and organize your coupon collection. In fact, many coupons will be expiring on the 31st so use them or lose them. Last week, I pulled those out, focusing on […]

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He Came, He Saw, He Conquered: What a Merry Christmas!


For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. — Isaiah 9:6 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the […]

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Christmas Wishes from the Fishes


May all your Christmas celebrations be merry and bright!

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Ultimate Recipe Swap: Christmas Food Traditions


Christmas is the time of year when you can take a day — or twelve — and throw a little caution to the wind. Celebration can be cause for a little “fun food,” as we like to call it. There are so many wonderful recipes that are part of our family’s traditions come Christmastime. Christmas […]

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Chocolate-Almond Biscotti: FishPapa’s Favorite Cookie


My husband loves these Chocolate-Almond Biscotti. Perfect at Christmas! Perfect anytime you’ve got a cup of coffee handy.

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Birthdays at Christmas Time

Every December 23rd without fail, my mom calls her younger brother, my Uncle Ed. She could wait until the 25th when she calls the rest of the family. But, she calls him then, too. You see, today, the 23rd, is his birthday. (Happy Birthday, Uncle Ed!) While I don’t have a sibling or child with […]

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News from the Front


Yesterday I did something I was loathe to attempt: clean out my “toy and school garage.” Long time readers, or at least those who’ve been reading since September, will remember that when we moved into this new house, we lost the school room and play room that we had in our last rental. So, we converted […]

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Fun Family Gift for the Family of Boys


A couple years ago my sister gave each of the boys a Lego dart gun. It was one of the highlights of their Christmas morning. We cleared away a lot of debris, armed everyone and let the darts fly. What a fun family gift! A certain family of four boys will be enjoying these blasters […]

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