Resurrection Cookies

Posted by Hallee on Mar 31, 2010 in Desserts, Hallee's Galley, Holiday fare

I make this recipe with my kids every Easter eve. We enjoy the cookies the next morning with our eggs for breakfast the next morning. The kids can’t wait to open the oven door the next morning. I originally found the recipe here. I LOVE how I get to read the Bible with them as we make these cookies, how they get to have some application to apply to the story to help them retain what they’re reading and/or hearing. This is a beautiful hands-on tool to teach the resurrection of our Lord.

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Give a Pig a Pancake

One of the tenets that we live by is best said in Romans 14:2-17. What you eat, and what we eat, what we feed our families, is a choice. When we are criticized for our choice to follow God’s dietary laws with respect to eating clean real food, it always strikes us as kind of strange. There is hardly a more personal choice in the world than what one chooses to consume.

Outside of the odd critic, we have received a lot of questions about why we choose clean real food, and especially with respect to pork and bottom feeders, so I thought those two needed some specific explanation. This post will focus on pork.

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Sesame Baklava (Baklavas Sousamenios)

Serving this delightful and easy version of baklava – a layered sweet made with thin phyllo sheets – is an old custom on Christmas Eve in Thrace, and other areas of Greece. Made with olive oil, the pastry meets Greek Orthodox Lenten-type fasting guidelines, and it’s a delicious alternative to other versions of baklava, especially for those who avoid nuts.

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Greek Style Potato Stew

The Orthodox Greeks enter partial fasts as part of their religious practices. This recipe is one that’s handed down and common among Greek families. It is perfect for a Daniel fast, and for Lent.

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How to Create a Blog Button in WordPress

Posted by Gregg on Mar 29, 2010 in Blog Stuff

Here are seven easy steps to creating your own blog button in Wordpress. Hopefully, you will find this helpful.


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Menu Monday 29 March 2010 — Easter Week

Posted by Hallee on Mar 29, 2010 in Hallee's Galley, menus & menu planning

We are traveling to Florida this week. I plan to pack sausage biscuits for breakfast and a picnic lunch for the drive down, so that we can avoid any fast food restaurants. Hopefully, the weather will be nice and we can stop and picnic at a rest area, giving the boys a chance to stretch their legs and play a bit.

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The Power of a Praying Wife

Posted by Hallee on Mar 28, 2010 in Biblical womanhood, Blog Stuff, Christian Faith, Holy matrimony, Prayer

I’ve had a lot of people wonder if we would need the study guide to do our upcoming The Power of a Praying Wife study starting on May 1st. I received my materials yesterday, and looking through them, I do not think that you need the study guide.

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Creation: Abiogenesis Part IV

Posted by Gregg on Mar 28, 2010 in Blog Stuff

While not being very scientific, panspermia is a great example of a “god of the gaps” fallacy and a great example of the religious foolishness Darwinists preach and teach in the name of the secular humanist religion. Perhaps textbooks should come with the following warning, “Abandon all logic ye who enter into Darwinism.”


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Yes, These Waffles Are THAT Good

Posted by Hallee on Mar 27, 2010 in Breakfast, Family, Hallee's Galley, Love, Marriage, Romance

The other day, Gregg instant messaged me from his work and I told him I was making him some Cinnamon Chip Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and asked him if there was anything else he wanted me to send him. He asked for waffles.


Yes, waffles.

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How to Train Your Dragon

Posted by Hallee on Mar 26, 2010 in Family, Life, Parenting

This friend has been working in movies since he graduated from college. This is THE FIRST time he has ever sent an email like this, which has really hyped me up to see it.

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