Here is What I am Cooking and Reading this Week.

Here is what I am cooking and reading this week as Memorial Day approaches and a picnic is on everyone’s mind!!!

baby back ribs
Ribs for Memorial Day

What I’m Cooking This Week.

These recipes are on my list IF we end up having a Memorial Day picnic at our new home away from home~Marble Valley Farm.  We may decide to dine at one of our favorite places, Pursell Farms, which is just a few miles from our farm. Either way, the menu below is perfect for Memorial Day (or any day in my book:-)

black bean corn feta dip
Delicious, make-ahead black bean feta dip.

What I’m Reading This Week.

My pastor Chris Hodges’ newly released book is outstanding. Out of the Cave addresses depression and offers practical and spiritual advice on how to avoid letting it take over your life. It is a must-read. It has helped me navigate the situational depression that I have been fighting since losing my Cam a few weeks ago. I share that in this blog post, How to Stay Out of the Pit When Depression Threatens Your Joy.

A podcast that I recorded just days before my Cam got sick has been hugely helpful to me. Click here if you want to listen to A Licensed Therapist Shares Practical Advice on How to Navigate Grief

Out of the Cave Chris Hodges
This book is fabulous.

I hope you all have a fabulous Memorial Day! As always, thanks so much for stopping by. Be blessed, and stay savvy!!!

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  1. Linda, thank you for your sweet words. I am grateful for all of the love that you all send my way. You have a wonderful Memorial
    Day my friend. XoXo

  2. Oh Jamie you will get through this. You are such a ray of sunshine for all of us here. Your happiness matters to us. Have a wonderful Memorial Day with your family. Find all the bright spots in each and every moment.

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