But for Grace

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I ache for those who have felt no pain, And grieve for those who’ve yet to experience shame. These lessons learned through living life are more than some may ever attain; And yet, it is in living through the pain and shame that we the most may gain. Ne’re let … Read More

The Year The Gifts Went Missing. . .

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It was the winter of 1980, just about two weeks before Christmas.  Our son Joey had just turned 5 years old and our daughter Amanda had turned a year old in October. The holiday season was upon us and I was shopping for gifts, with what little money I had … Read More

Joyce’s Louisiana Pecan Pie

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Louisiana Pecan Pie (as shared by my dear friend, Joyce Ward ~ who lives in Georgia) 1/4 cup butter or margarine melted 3 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 tsp salt 3/4- 1 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 to 1 cup pecans 1 un- baked 9-inch pastry crust … Read More

Granny’s Apple Banana Pie

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For one pie – 2 pie shells 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup flour 1/2tsp salt 1 1/2tsp cinnamon 2tbs butter softened 2 1/2 cups apple sauce (I like chunky) 2 or 3 diced bananas Mix all dry ingredients together Mix all other ingredients together Then mix both wet and … Read More

The Creamiest Vanilla Cheesecake Ever!

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Creamy Vanilla Cheesecake Use 9’’ springboard pan (Submitted by Lou Ann Cushman) 5 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened (I set it out the night before) 1 ½ cups sugar 3 eggs ( let eggs come to room temperature or place in warm water to warm) 2 ½ teaspoons vanilla … Read More