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Christmas Canceled
By May 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Christmas Canceled

Date: December 23, 2011 Christmas has been canceled in Kirkuk, Iraq.  Perhaps one of the places on Earth that is most in need of a chance to celebrate the birth of our Savior.  A place where Jesus is needed most.  In this tiny northern city, 68 Christians were massacred as they gathered for Sunday mass.  […]

Posted in: Devotional, Faith
Junk in Your Trunk
By May 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Junk in Your Trunk

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” ~William James I owned a convertible.  It is a fantastic little thing and for about a month in the spring and fall here in the South, I can actually ride around with the top down without burning up or growing ice sickles.  […]

Posted in: Faith, Inspirational
What Do You Do After Stupid?
By May 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

What Do You Do After Stupid?

  “…though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again…” Proverbs 24:16 (NIV) Sweeping across the fields of China, the cities of Europe, the plains of Africa, the deserts of the Middle East, the jungles of South America and the small towns of the United States, there is one thing that links us together as […]

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It Really Is All About Me
By May 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

It Really Is All About Me

I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can […]

Posted in: Devotional, Faith
It Took a Goliath
By May 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

It Took a Goliath

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. – Rahm Emanuel It took a Goliath to make a David. It took a brutal Pharaoh to make a Moses. It took a flood to make a […]

Easiest Fluffiest No-Bake Cheesecake Ever
By May 15, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Easiest Fluffiest No-Bake Cheesecake Ever

This is a perfect desert to make during the week or as a last minute recipe.  It is quick and easy and your family and friends will think it took your hours to make!   Difficulty: Very Easy  *  Preparation Time: 15 Min  *  Cook Time: 0 Min  *  Servings: 8-10   Ingredients   Crust: […]

Posted in: Deserts, Food, Recipes
Nanny’s Old-Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie

Nanny’s Old-Fashioned Lemon Meringue Pie

This easy and completely made-from-scratch Lemon Meringue Pie is the single most requested desert to come out of my kitchen.  It will surely be the only lemon pie recipe you will ever use! Difficulty: Easy  *  Preparation Time: 30 Min  *  Cook Time: 10 Min  *  Servings: 8 IngredientsCrust: Graham Cracker Crumbs Sugar Butter (or […]

Southern Table: Easter Tablescape (Part 2)
By March 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Southern Table: Easter Tablescape (Part 2)

(Page 1) These pastel-colored almond dragées and chocolate bunny ears were also handmade by Karin’s Mother.  She used skinny pretzels smothered in sweet caramel and dipped in milk chocolate.  Once the chocolate was dried, she drizzled the bunny ears with melted white chocolate. Karin uses white as a major part of her color scheme for […]

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Marsha Jones
By January 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Marsha Jones

Author, photographer, and avid genealogist Marsha Jones brings her own unique brand of magic to Southern Guide to Life. Marsha has trained in the field of genealogy for decades, authoring books on the subject, conducting lectures and most recently founding a publishing house focusing primarily on heritage collections. She trained with Edythe Rucker Whitley, one of the […]

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Erin Houghton
By January 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Erin Houghton

Erin Houghton on Southern Guide to Life The Painted Garden Erin on Facebook † Erin on Pinterest † Shop Erin’s Artwork California artist, Erin Houghton identifies herself as a decorative modern day impressionist, whose paintings are an expression of her love for the beauty and simplicity of God’s creation.   Her clients tell her that her […]

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