Lovella's Blog's

  • Biscuit Torte (Sponge Cake) - I found this recipe (submitted by Mrs. H Dyck) in the 1973 edition of the Mennonite Treasury and the name caught my eye, because that is what my mom als...
    3 hours ago
  • May 2016 - This guy loves his coffee black! I'm talking the little one. He had tripped and claimed he couldn't walk but I think it was a ploy to carry Grandpa's ...
    4 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • We entered Yellowstone National Park at the North Entrance. President Grant signed a bill into law setting aside 2.2 million acres, making Yellowstone the...
    15 hours ago
  • Maureen's Little Cuban/Virgin Mojito, Version 1: 6-7 mint leaves 2 tsp sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Muddle in the bottom of the glass Fill glass with ice Po...
    16 hours ago
  • It was time to catch up with siblings and their families on my H's side - something we did a lot more when mom and dad were still with us. The lakehouse, w...
    2 days ago
  • These past few days, I've watched the most amazing cloud display from my backyard. I stood mesmerized by the full moon that graced the night sky. I g...
    2 days ago
  • On my last visit to Butchart Gardens, I stopped in at the information desk to ask a question and noticed this sign. Hmmm. I wasn't born in 1936, but s...
    2 days ago
  • *Forty two years ago on a hot Midwest day I was blessed with the birth of my first child, Jefferson.* *Jefferson lives in Alberta now. We don't get...
    3 days ago
  • I am honestly delighted to have my friend, Tina Osterhouse, joining me here today. Tina and I met in 1997 when we were serving with OM Ships in Latin A...
    5 days ago
  • Hi everyone! I'm back again with a post before I take my little break. I just wanted to share some pretty summer photos with you. We've had some beau...
    5 days ago
  • You know that I always go to the Hodge Podge if I need a jumpstart, kickstart, something. And the thing is, Joyce isn't even having a Hodge Podge this week...
    1 week ago
  • It seems that once you start straying from the blog world, it's easier and easier to drift away completely. At least that has been my experience these ...
    1 week ago
  • Where is God ? When the darkness ‘round me closes in, When fear and anxiety drum my heart’s din, When all goodness is squeezed from my life, When pain and...
    1 week ago
  • *Do you have a few moments, Dear Reader, to sit with me in the sunshine? A cup of fragrant dark roast – or tea, if you prefer – and simple brioches always...
    2 weeks ago
  • "Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says, "I will try tomorrow."" *-- Mary Anne Radmacher*
    2 weeks ago
  • Rain tapped on the roof last night and early morning sunshine beckoned me out to the garden. And here is what greeted me outdoors...
    2 weeks ago
  • *The Rocky Mountains in Alberta take your breath away!* *The snow capped peaks, lush valleys, rocky canyons, andturquoise lakes are simply magnificent!!* ...
    2 weeks ago
  • Let me see if I can possibly sum up the month of May in my corner of the world with just a few photos and a few words. The first day of May was sunny and ...
    4 weeks ago
  • I was on duty this morning when one of my Kindergarten students came walking by. I was shocked to see the size of his backpack! This little guy is definitel...
    1 month ago
  • It's Mother's Day! My best gift ever...having all my grandchildren together. We planned this day in advance. As you see, my absence from my blog tells you ...
    1 month ago
  • My last post was Easter 2015. A lot happened during the past 12 months of course. My Grandsons grew like weeds, my parents moved up to Salt Lake, and bl...
    2 months ago
  • I’ve had the opportunity to use my new diving equipment. I’ve done two more scuba dives since my last post. That means four dives in total. The third div...
    2 months ago
  • Hi there! This Friday Blessing list is long overdue but here I am with no shortage of blessings to document. Hope you enjoy! 1. Beautiful winter morning li...
    4 months ago
  • If you haven't found my new blog, feel free subscribe to it and to check out my latest post there on grieving during Lent: https://vanessamsiemens.wordpress...
    4 months ago
  • I call it Joy, which must be sharply distinguished both from Happiness and Pleasure. Joy has indeed one characteristic, and one only, in common with them; ...
    7 months ago
  • my little cousin. awaiting her first little babe. she’s beautiful inside and out. what a blessed little one growing inside of her. these two make such ...
    8 months ago
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  • Thanks for reading my blog on this host site. Now it's time for me to move on to my OWN website! I've purchased the domain artfulaccentsstudio.com and plan...
    1 year ago
  • Watch the clip for an invite from Kristal to our Spring Bible studies on the book of Ephesians! Mondays in Abbotsford & Mission and Wednesdays in Abbotsfor...
    1 year ago
  • After a dark and dreary year, we were thrilled to hear that Kristin's cousin Brody was invited into the Chopped Canada Kitchen! The timing of his episod...
    1 year ago
  • We headed up to the lake Sunday and were excited to see DJ, Julie and their boys, also for them to meet Colson. They live right across from Great-grandma ...
    1 year ago
  • First - please notice the tabs above. 'Making Crust' has everything you need to master the art of flaky pie crust. 'SL' is your shopping list - everythi...
    1 year ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    1 year ago
  • I’ve been doing music videos for my son and this one, that we taped & edited today, seems perfect for a wintry January day when I would really like to be a...
    2 years ago