Oat and Honey Cookies

In Sisters of Lazarus: Beauty Unveiled, Martha is a skilled cook, especially known for her date and honey cakes. When Mary finally learns to cook, she takes Martha’s recipe and adds her own twist; oat and raisins cakes sweetened with honey. These small cakes would be...
“Sisters of Lazarus” Faithful Reader Sale

“Sisters of Lazarus” Faithful Reader Sale

How many of you have been loyal customers to a company—cellular, cable, etc.—for years and see an ad that is offering a tremendous discount for new customers while doing nothing for their faithful customers? I realize it is easier for businesses to retain customers...

“Sisters of Lazarus” Faithful Readers Sale

“Sisters of Lazarus” Faithful Readers Sale How many of you have been loyal customers to a company—cellular, cable, etc.—for years and see an ad that is offering a tremendous discount for new customers while doing nothing for their faithful customers? I...
The Best-laid Plans of Mice, Men, and Gelato

The Best-laid Plans of Mice, Men, and Gelato

In 2016, my husband Mike and I received a wonderful anniversary gift from our children; an all-expense-paid trip to Italy. Moments after learning of the trip, my list-loving-self took over. I created a Pinterest board and spent the months leading up to the trip...
Writing Diamonds

Writing Diamonds

In 1990, the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire, an alluvial digger discovered a perfect rough diamond weighing 777 carats. He approached a local De Beers buyer, who immediately recognized its extraordinary beauty and purchased it. Today, it is known as the DeBeers...