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Around the Supper Table

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We gather around our supper table daily to share with family. Not only do we enjoy the hugs and laughter, but it gives us an opportunity to share our journey with each other so that we can strengthen and encourage one another.

We have created this blog in hopes that our struggles, and sometimes revelations, can help you. We know that life can be difficult, but it is only through Him that we “live, and move, and have our being . . .” as stated in Acts 17:28. He hasn’t taken our struggle from us, but He has given us purpose in our struggles that we may help each other. We appreciate feedback and prayer requests.

In Matthew 11:28-30 it reminds us to, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Salmon Patties

Print The men in our family lead each family unit by word and example.  The women are especially spoiled on Mother’s Day, because they grill salmon and steaks.  True to family tradition as well, there is always enough leftovers for..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #101 – What did you do that for, Dad!

As I click the seatbelt and pull the slack, my three-year-old son asks me, “Dad, why do we have to wear seatbelts anyway?” Immediately replying without thought, “Because I don’t want to get a ticket!” I went about making sure..... Read More

Tartar Sauce

Print Tartar sauce is such an easy thing to buy, but when Nana is serving, it is always fresh.  Once you try it, you’ll think you have to have homemade tartar sauce every time, especially when serving fried fish.  ..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #100 – God’s Promises

Over the last couple of years, I have really been struggling with some events, circumstances, and changes in my life.  Just in the last year alone, I have left a job that I loved and a place that had been..... Read More

Sweet Dinner Rolls

Sweet Dinner Rolls
Print It’s the joke that southerners have to add sugar to everything.  Well, we are from Texas and tend to agree.  This bread recipe is one of Aunt Alisa’s first to master.  It is often served, and when she does,..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #99 – Maturing as a Mother

Mother and Son
Every since I could remember, I wanted to be a mother.  When other kids dreamed of lofty careers or a dreamy place to live, I didn’t care.  I couldn’t for the life of me pick a career, partly because I..... Read More

Tuscan Chicken

Print It is springtime, and we’re getting fresh spinach out of the garden, which means Nana is looking for new ways to enjoy spinach.  She actually borrowed this recipe from one of her sons.  After tasting it, she made her..... Read More

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits
Print Aunt Alisa has a yeast biscuit recipe that we’ve shared, but she’s really wanted a good buttermilk biscuit recipe since that is a required staple in the south.  She’s tried dozens of recipes but hasn’t found one that she..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #98 – Doing God’s Will

Bekah Doing Crafts
Hello, my name is Bekah, and I am 13 years old.  I spend most of my free time creating things and giving them away to other people.  I love to create designs with my scroll saw, build things out of..... Read More

Around the Supper Table #97 – Disappointment in Men, Not Christ

Has this ever happened to you before?  It’s your birthday, or in my family the day of your birthday party which is usually weeks after your actual birthday, and you are super excited about the day.  Your friends are coming..... Read More