Nutella Coconut Snowballs

December 11, 2017 / 3 Comments

Merry Christmas season to you!

I’m moderately obsessed with all things Christmas – the lights, the sparkly decorations, Jesus himself, and – oh, yes – I’m that person who starts listening to Christmas music November 1st. (Don’t hate! I use headphones for those of you anti-Christmas-before-December-ers, even if we don’t share the same core values in life!

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December 23, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve probably mentioned that I’m Scandinavian. I’m not a full-blooded Swede or Norwegian like most of my grandparents, but I’m two-thirds Norwegian alone, with a dash of Swedish blood thrown in there for good measure. I’m the stereotypical Minnesotan girl of a century ago, only in the year 2016 and with treasured modern conveniences like heated seats and convection ovens.

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butterscotch Cookies

October 31, 2016 / 2 Comments


Did I scare you? :)

It’s been a long year of doctor visits, fatigue, and unanswered health concerns, but I’m feeling a million times better after God healed me in an amazing way a few weeks ago!

After spending a week at Mayo Clinic, seeing various local and far-away specialists, quitting the full-time job that I was no longer able to handle, and trying every conceivable remedy to cure my overwhelming exhaustion, I quite simply felt like my body was slowly wasting away.

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Peanut Butter Egg Cookie Pie

April 6, 2015 / 1 Comment

Happy Belated Easter!

I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful day with family, friends, and maybe a few chocolate eggs. :) I indulged in one or two Cadbury eggs myself after a delicious meal with the fam and a celebration service at church.

If nothing else, I hope you all know and appreciate one thing this Easter – that you are LOVED beyond words by a God who allowed his own son to die the worst death possible – for you.

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Chocolate Strawberry Heart Cookies

February 9, 2015 / 2 Comments

What’s the way to your heart?

Food’s pretty high up there for me.

You too?

That’s why we get along so well. :)

Buy me a nice dinner with dessert and unlimited rye bread from the Cheesecake Factory, and you may just be my new best friend.

Surprise me with overpriced specialty seasonal candy from the holiday aisle at Target, and I may get almost as excited.

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