Today’s Soup & Stories post is from Kathryn Whitaker who hangs her digital cowgirl hat at TeamWhitaker.org. Kathryn shares a recipe for “Tasty Soup,” one that earns her “Mom of the Year” award each time she dishes it up. . . . → Read More: A Mom of the Year Award-Worthy Recipe
If you’re a listener to the SonRise Morning Show on EWTN Radio, you’ll likely recognize the name of this Soup & Stories contributor, Rita Heikenfeld. Her weekly Bible Foods segments with Matt Swaim always enlighten. Rita shares her recipe for 30-minute spicy vegetable soup and throws in a bonus recipe for easy cheesy garlic bread. . . . → Read More: Cooking in the Fast Lane
Today’s Soup & Stories entry comes from fellow CatholicMom.com contributor Kelly Wahlquist. She shares a recipe for gazpacho, a soup I have never tried until today. It’s a winner, and I’m looking forward to sipping on this one tonight. Kelly, take it away … . . . → Read More: The Joy of Gazpacho
Today’s Soup & Stories entry is from our dear friend Kara Storey who provided the inspiration for the series. Kara walks down memory lane and recalls the time she brought her husband-to-be home for the first time when dinner with her parents didn’t go exactly as planned. Kara also shares her recipe for Taco Soup. . . . → Read More: What Are These Little Black Specks?
Today I kick off the Soup & Stories series with a recipe for Creamy Roasted Mushroom Soup, a dish one friend recently described as “transcendent.” Not sure about that, but it does get rave reviews wherever it goes. . . . → Read More: Today We Feast, Tomorrow We Fast
Highlights of a Lenten blog series we’ve got cooking here at Das Schmidt Haus called Soup & Stories. . . . → Read More: Soup and Stories: 40 Days, 40 Bowls of Soup
Here we are marching quickly through the first quarter of 2014, and I’ve yet to host the official-yet-unofficial oath of office for my 2014 spiritual board. So here and now I present to you my 2014 Spiritual Board of Directors: seven saints reaching out to me, inspiring me, and uniquely supporting my vocation as wife and mother. . . . → Read More: My 2014 Spiritual Board of Directors
Back on September 23, the feast of St. Padre Pio, I issued a “worry list” challenge and invited readers to join along. The challenge consisted of writing out a worry list. I came up with five big things that were, so to speak, keeping me awake at night. I placed that worry list in the back of my Bible, a symbol for placing my worries in God’s hands. I marked my calendar three months forward, December 23, with a note to check back on my worry list. I also promised to check back here. I did indeed check back on my worry list on December 23. But I did not check back here. Please allow me to close the loop here and now. . . . → Read More: Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry (Part 2)
I think one of the most beneficial outcomes of this 7×7 blogging challenge is it serves as a blogging closet clean-out of sorts, an opportunity to finish some of those half-finished posts collecting dust in this blog’s queue. Some of them … well, they bore me now and I send those packing. There are a few others that still light a little fire under me, so I’m saving those in hopes of freshening them up and publishing. This is one such post.
I started writing this on Thursday, July 30, 2013 at precisely 9:19AM right before our family left for Conception Abbey & Seminary College for Joel’s week-long diaconate formation summer . . . → Read More: The Symbolism of My Pink Shoes
** Disclaimer: Some details may or may not have been exaggerated in the retelling of this story. ** I know I’m not the only one going a bit stir crazy and itching for the first glimpse of spring. I hear people talking about “this crazy winter” nearly everywhere I go. Has it been colder or snowier than normal this winter where you live? It sure feels that way here in Iowa. Because it’s been so cold here, getting out, even to go deposit a check at the bank, requires bundling up kids like this: . . . → Read More: How McDonald’s Shakes are Bad for Dogs