Rain on me

One can choose to splash and dash for cover, or run barefoot in glee for the refreshing! Beneath the crashing, surround sound thunder and light crackled sky, the drenching rain felt extra invigorating!  The rainbirds, the harbingers of our crystal clear droplets. did sing loudly before the dark clouds poured out.  A light drizzle quickly…

Sweet Silence

It is another great morning! The sound of silence permeates the landscape and stills my being. A wisp of wind, A quiet breeze, A cooling cloud, A sweet silence … to please. White puffs floating, Ripples racing, the world stretches before me, birds awakening. Gentle waves embrace the shore, their lapping reminiscing like ages before.…

A Tour of Israel

“It is well within my soul” This well known hymn was penned by a gifted Aussie named Horatio Spafford.  Our Shoresh Tour guide David masterfully sprinkled us with tidbits of info that only a local would know.  As we drove to our hotel from the Ben Gurion Airport we were told;  “Horatio is also credited…

KETO ICE CREAM

You just cannot feel deprived on KETO! Imagination is the largest nation in the world! With imitation flavoring, you can turn this plain and scrumptious KETO vanilla ice cream into banana nut! Use fresh raspberries, strawberries or mint flavoring with chocolate chips! Purchase the Cuisinart 2 quart ice cream maker at Amazon for a STAY-ON-TRACK-KETO…

Birthday Mugs

Hosting or attending a birthday party while on KETO can cause one to plateau, however, a simple, lovely solution is to make your own Mug of Wonderful to freeze and enjoy after the food fiesta! There are many variations depending on your pantry, but this is a basic MUG just waiting to be decorated by…

Tex-Mex Chili

Enjoy all that our Lord provided for our visual and tasting pleasure! Consider all the color, and the wonderful taste buds He gave us! Dirty Carnivore or Kinda Keto, this Tex-Mex Hump Day meal is a break from both. Use premium Angus beef and bacon when creating your people pleasing crock of meaty chili! This…

The History of Tea

“May I have a word?” Is a question the English asked whenever a response was needed; when an enlightenment was forthcoming; when a warning was necessary;  when one’s idea was politely given.  Indeed this attention arresting question was rather a civilized way to invoke a time to meet, a time for tea.  In Mexico today…

Staycation Chapala

With a new owner this local Hotel was built in 2019 and it offers spectacular views and a full Spa! All rooms have air conditioning, WIFI, cable TV, desk, safe, hair dryer, free local calls. The hotel offers a washer and dryer which makes it convenient to pack light! There are 3 mineral baths, two…