Food is More … and Peach Kuchen Recipe

Peach Kuchen Recipe

Visit with me over at Harry & David’s blog today where I’m sharing how to can fresh peaches! And then enjoy my Peach Kuchen Recipe here today, using home canned peaches! “Food is more than the sum of its nutrients and a diet is more than the sum of its foods...

Thoughts on “Time” and Tomatillo Avocado Dip

Tomatillo Avocado Dip

Using garden tomatillos, this recipe, Tomatillo Avocado Dip, is easy and fresh for summer entertaining! Since our recent trip to Africa, the sensitive subject of “time” has been heavy on my heart. I’ve found myself stopping what I’m doing, weighing if it’s “worth my time,” sometimes quickly changing my...

Weekend Brunch: Strawberry Cobb Salad Recipe with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Strawberry Cobb Salad Recipe with Creamy Poppyseed Dressing

Today’s easy weekend brunch menu consists of this Creamy Poppyseed Dressing with a Strawberry Cobb Salad Recipe, crunchy bread, and a light crisp for dessert. It’s fun to have friends over for a weekend brunch, but no one wants to wake up bright and early to actually pull it off. Planning...

10 Packing Tips: My Trip to Mwanza, Tanzania for Protectors Nation

Trip to Mwanza, Tanzania for Protectors Nation

My husband and I recently returned from a 3-week trip to Africa, where we brought Paul’s Freedom from Bullying program, The Protectors, to the schools in East Africa. No such trip is without its challenges, and trust me, we had those along the way. But in returning to the...

Gobble Up Olive Kebabs for Easy Appetizer

Gobble Up Olive Kebabs for Easy Appetizer

When I’m entertaining at home, I have a variety of simple appetizers that I reach for for last minute company. Some hostesses say that you need to serve a variety of appetizers for your guests to nosh on, such as something plain, and something spicy, and even something sweet...

Yoga Love with Raspberry Spinach Smoothie

Raspberry Spinach Smoothie

A delicious breakfast smoothie using frozen raspberries, today I’m sharing a Raspberry Spinach Smoothie recipe and my thoughts on yoga. Earlier this year I started doing yoga, and I love it! I love the discipline of yoga—to body and mind—and all that stretching does a body good! For me, I’ve...

Sunset Party Menu with Bacon and Dill Buttermilk Biscuits

Sunset Party Menu with Bacon and Dill Buttermilk Biscuits

This post shares everything you need to plan a Sunset Dinner Party, with a delicious Bacon and Dill Buttermilk Biscuits recipe! Hosting an outdoor dinner party is all about, well, enjoying the outdoors, and a delicious menu! Oh, and the people, who are the key ingredient. You can’t have...

Relish Your Home, Perfect or Not

Relish in Your Home, Perfect or Not | ReluctantEntertainer.com

I won’t lie to you. When I know company is coming, I usually clean my house. Do you? I know we all want to be authentic and real, and just let our homes “be as they are” when our guests arrive, but honestly, I think most of us feel we...