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From The Martin Family. We pray you have a safe and Merry Christmas. Happy Holidays!

Sometimes God says No. Another pregnancy. Another heartbreak.

Sometimes God says No. Another pregnancy. Another heartbreak.

Sometimes, even though we pray and put our faith in God, He says no. Once again, I’ve had a pregnancy end in loss. The last was in September. Then at Christmas we found out I was expecting again. Hubby and I had decided to try just one time. At that point, I had miscarried 5 out of those 10 pregnancies. My kids and I were sick all throughout January and the first part of Feb. At first I thought, aside from being sick, that everything was .  But on Feb. 16 I started spotting and cramping and my blood...

God Gave Us the World by Lisa Tawn Bergren

God Gave Us the World by Lisa Tawn Bergren

God Gave Us the World by Lisa Tawn Bergren has got to be my new favorite bo to read to my children. our own children, Little Cub reaches an age where she notices that not everyone is the same. While at an exhibit entitled “Bears Around the World”, she asks her mother about these differences. There are bears in other parts of the world, like Polar Bears, that are much different from her.  Her mother explains throughout the story that God created all different kinds with unique features and different likes and dislikes. This is what makes the world...

Try My 5 Minute Can’t Fail Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Try My 5 Minute Can’t Fail Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

Another one of my favorite Holiday candy recipes is Peanut Butter Fudge. I tried recipe after recipe for years and years and they were always either very runny and didn’t set up or they were grainy and yucky. Then one day I had the idea to just convert my grandmother’s 5 Minute Can’t Fail Fudge recipe into my own 5 Minute Can’t Fail Peanut Butter Fudge recipe. And it worked! This fudge is somewhat heavy but very creamy and icious. I apologize for the horrible photos. These were taken years ago before I had a decent camera. I’ll try to...

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Recipe

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Recipe

Every Thanksgiving and Christmas I enjoy making Cinnamon Spiced Pecans for my family. I munching on them even !!!! Here is the recipe I use. It is a variation of several recipes I have tried over the years. Some you bake, some are stove top. None of them satisfied my Cinnamon loving tooth. We are named Cinnamon Hollow you know. 😀 Most included other spices as well and for these, I wanted a full-on cinnamon-sugar flavor. So this is my own recipe, using a stove top method,  and you are than welcome to give it a try! Dissolving...

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review. Holiday Gift Idea.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review. Holiday Gift Idea.

Weighing in at 13.58 ounces with a 7″ screen, the Samsung Galaxy Tab features a 1024 x 600 resolution. This make a nice size screen for us s on the go. While not as large as the comparable 9.7″ (diagonal) Apple iPad, the Galaxy Tab is perfect for traveling, school or everyday at home use.  The screen is quite large enough for on-the-go blogging and reading your favorite e-novel with Kindle e-reader. I viewed my of Twilight and had no problems at all reading it. It was comparable to reading a regular paperback. At first glance, the Samsung...