Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes with Berry Compote

Enjoy these Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes with Berry Compote, the perfect breakfast for out-of-town company, made with frozen berries!

Lemon Poppyseed Pancakes with Berry Compote
Entertaining goes deeper than just inviting guests and whipping up a simple meal. It means practicing community around the table, sharing stories, and finding out more about what makes our guests so interesting.

Which is why we love to linger around the breakfast table, with good food, when we have out-of-town guests.

We’ve always said that people are more important than the food or drink that is served.

It takes discipline to catch ourselves from getting caught up in the limelight of entertaining, having everything perfect, remaining humble, with soft hearts that are ready to love on our guests …

Slowing down …

One of the reasons we love our new home and lifestyle, is that it gives us more time to slow down, and to listen …

Cuban Black Bean Chicken Chili

Cuban Black Bean Chicken Chili

This Cuban Black Bean Chicken Chili is made with Bush’s Cocina Latina Frijoles Cubanos, in a rich sauce seasoned with green bell pepper, garlic and onion. When my son told us that 6 of his friends were coming into town to spend the night before their 4-day backpack trip...

Marionberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Marionberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Pull out your favorite ice cream and cookies to make these simple summer treats, Marionberry Ice Cream Sandwiches. Freeze and serve for drop-in company! When our dear friends dropped by for lunch, on their way to celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on a 10-day trip through Eastern Oregon, they...

Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake

Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake

This Blueberry Banana Breakfast Cake is a delicious morning treat, made with Greek yogurt, fresh blueberries and bananas! Sometimes you think all you need is love, but also a solid trust in a healthy relationship. My husband and I are in our 50s now, and we often reflect on the...

Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup

Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious crock pot meal, made with whole wheat pasta!

This Elbow Macaroni Chicken Noodle Soup is a delicious crock pot meal, comforting and delicious made with whole wheat pasta! We’re big Garrison Keillor fans. My husband and I have seen him several times, once in Portland for my 50th birthday. It was dreamy the way he weaved his way...