Building a Firm Marriage

Notes from our 1/18/18 meeting, where Diane Schroeder spoke on how to build a firm marriage: Myths That Can Ruin a Marriage Romantic love makes a good marriage. Husbands and wives should do everything together. Good spouses should make their partners happy. Husbands and wives should "let it all hang out." True lovers know each … Continue reading Building a Firm Marriage


Reindeer Cookie Recipe

Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 2 tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 3 1/2 cups flour 72 small pretzel twists 72 chocolate chips or M&Ms 36 gumdrops Instructions Cream the butter and sugar; beat in the eggs and … Continue reading Reindeer Cookie Recipe

Contemplating the Holiday Season

This time of year there's so much to think about. In between the sparkly snowflakes like delicious meals, presents, travel, music, and general peppiness swirl some dark snowflakes. These include the heartaches of losing loved ones, sudden illnesses, unemployment and financial struggles, family tensions, loneliness, fear, guilt, unattainable expectations, and exhaustion. This year feels a … Continue reading Contemplating the Holiday Season