This post comes a little late, but here’s a look at our Thanksgiving service at Grace a couple of weeks back:     What a wonderful day it was! We are certainly blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of the Lord’s work here in China! And I want to thank you for being… Read More


It’s  Friday and while my friends and family members in America are already taking part in the Black Friday madness, I am sitting here snuggled up, warm on the couch reflecting on the wonderful day we had together, yesterday! I do believe it was my favorite Thanksgiving yet, as a family! And I don’t mean… Read More


From our family to yours   “O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” Psalm 136:1… Read More


It’s the day before Thanksgiving! And the cooking is in full swing!   Today’s Prep: -Prepare a second batch of breadcrumbs -Chop celery and onion for stuffing -Cut up carrots for maple glazed carrots. -Prepare a pot of chicken broth for stuffing -Bake a batch of Cloverleaf rolls -Make mini pumpkin pies -Wash and dry lettuce for… Read More


Today was a super relaxed day! We had this terrible wind last night that had the babies waking up every couple of hours, and I will just go ahead and admit that I’m not good at running on that kind of sleep! I don’t drink coffee at home anymore, though… So that probably has something… Read More


It’s Thanksgiving week! And we have so much planned! 🙂   First off… Let’s talk today’s Thanksgiving meal prep! Day 1: -Start thawing out the turkey in the refrigerator! And…that’s all! I decided to keep Monday simple so that I could get a little rest after the busy weekend 🙂  Since our turkey is on… Read More


One of the things we enjoy doing as a homeschool group is… throwing our children holiday parties, like many of the schools do abroad. With our group being so diverse, we thought it would be fun to celebrate Thanksgiving by throwing an international party! It ended up being great! The activities included: The children dressing up as… Read More


Let the holiday cooking begin! The holiday season is officially underway, and with the holidays, comes the food! That means most of my days are now being spent preparing to cook food, cooking food, or eating food. It’s pretty simple really! haha! Most people don’t realize how much work goes into preparing a holiday meal… Read More