Author Archives: The Queen

Signs of the Times

What a glorious morning!!  God outdid Himself today!  Our fall colors are outstanding this year. Of course, I always bear in mind that in about 30 seconds of Kansas winds, those colors will be blown to smithereens!! But in the … Continue reading

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Eighteen Shades of Blessings Update

Yesterday, I shared my Things That Make Me Happy list.  That was the Reader’s Digest version.  In the interest of not putting you to sleep, I kept it short. Besides, it changes almost hourly! Like right now, I’m looking out … Continue reading

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Deal Gently With Thy Servants, Lord

It’s been a rough week.  Crazy chaos and just crummy news every time I’ve turned around.  Those of you who are prayer warriors, please pray for our friends who not only discovered that their oldest son has pancreatic cancer but … Continue reading

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Basketball and cakes…

March Madness…it’s here.  Sort of.  Since there are no surviving Kansas or Texas teams, it’s not quite so mad at this house.  But Big Boss will watch the final game anyway while I find something to do.  I watch too…and … Continue reading

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Granny’s Sugar Cookies aka Tea Cakes

We all have them. Treasured recipes! They’ve probably been hanging around since we married…or shortly thereafter. Mine are tattered, splotched, torn, stained and marked with notations. I panic if I can’t find mine right away as in my blood runs cold while … Continue reading

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Muffins Rock!

  Years and years ago, a friend made me some marvelous muffins. And also gave me her recipe. It was one of those recipes that you can mix up, cook a batch for breakfast, store the leftover batter in the … Continue reading

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Crispy, Crunchy Sugar Cookies

For Annie, a cookie recipe I got from my Aunt May years ago…WARNING: these things are addictive.  I have to hide them from myself.  And a granddaughter! Plus, a bonus recipe link for the soft cookies. Soft cookies rule here. … Continue reading

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