Category Archives: Family

Back to the Future

Struggling to be who Christ has called you to be? Don’t give up … it’s supposed to take this long! Continue reading

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Date Night, Vegan Style

How does a couple pursuing a whole-foods, plant-strong diet living in northern Manitoba enjoy a date night? In a land where it still may snow in June, without specialty grocers like Whole Foods, where the main dining establishments are Chicken … Continue reading

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Pasta and Sauteed Greens: Day One of the Daniel Fast

Today (January 11th) was the first day of the Daniel Fast and I am joining Canada in Prayer along with thousands of other Canadians to press into God, praying the Lord’s Prayer with Power for 21 days! I participated in … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have To Pay For That!

The other night I realized that for years I have been holding my father hostage to the past. Don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t angry, bitter or throwing it up in his face, quite the opposite.  I took pride in … Continue reading

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What Sammy Ate: Winter Warm-Up Banana-Blueberry Oatmeal

When I was a child my mother always cooked our oatmeal or cream of wheat with some Red River cereal mixed in.  I have carried the torch of tradition into my own kitchen and so I always have Red River … Continue reading

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ProWoman ProLife: Interviewing Julie Anne Desjardins

Recently I had the honour of being able to tell the story of the abortion I had and how God by His love and amazing grace was able to restore and redeem me when nothing and no one else could. ProWoman ProLife: … Continue reading

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What Sammy Ate: Kid-friendly Version of Baked Sweet Potato & Hummus Salad

Children can be so fussy about food, liking one thing one day and then the next, poof, it is suddenly unpalatable.  Actually, my son doesn’t wait that long.  He will start some meals by saying, “mmm … mummy, this is … Continue reading

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What Sammy Ate: Bugs & Broccoli

Oddly enough my son requested broccoli the other day.  Odd because broccoli does not – even though it should – make a regular appearance in our house.  I have my roster of veggie faves and I tend not to deviate … Continue reading

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Favorite Family Quote – October 2013

I have to admit that I did not have a favorite family quote ready for this month and so I used Google BUT when I read this quote, I knew it would be a favorite, not just for the month … Continue reading

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What Sammy Ate: Kid-Friendly Rice Bowl

Well, this is my first companion post for What Sammy Ate and I have to say, I wonder if it will resonate with anyone or not.  I am sitting here late at night trying to schedule some blog posts for later … Continue reading

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