Money and Genealogy – a Right to Life?

Just a few days ago, a church within our community sponsored a Syrian family. When the announcement of their arrival was posted on social media, there were countless bouts of negativity toward the whole idea of helping someone not from our country. I really feel the need to say something on this because the negativity is just too much! You […]

Beef Brisket

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 4 – 10 Hours Ingredients 2 -3 lbs fresh beef brisket 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon celery seed 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper ½ cup catsup ½ cup chili sauce ¼ cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 ½ teaspoons liquid smoke ½ teaspoon dry mustard […]

This Effects All Of Us!

“Fresh Produce” That’s the latest marketing from Safeway, letting it’s patrons know that Finally, we have some fresh fruits and vegetables to treat our families to. We live in a town where many families make their livelihoods off of the oil and gas industry. Those within that industry – like everyone else – are being hit quite hard by the […]

Tater Tot Casserole

Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours Ingredients: pound ground beef, browned 1 can RoTel (Diced Tomatoes) – We like spicy red pepper 16oz package of frozen Tater Tots 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup 1 small onion 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded TIP: While cooking, feel free to add your own spices to the hamburger meat. We like a […]

Addiction Misunderstood

I’ve never believed in addiction the way most people have been taught about it. Not even when I went to an addictions councillor with my addict boyfriend when I was 18 – I honestly couldn’t believe the B.S. coming out of the guys mouth, I mean, has he ever actually experienced addiction? I’ve always felt that by labeling addictions, society […]

Motherhood is a Constant Challenge

Motherhood is the toughest – longest – challenge I’ve ever faced! Parenting or child rearing is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, financial, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the aspects of raising a child aside from the biological relationship. -Wikipedia Between exploding diapers, tantrums, and pure exhaustion, it […]