Susan Landry

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Easy Bacon in the Oven

Like it? Share it!<p>I didn’t cook bacon for years. Isn’t that sad?<p>It was the <b>splatter factor</b>. I couldn’t get past it. Do you struggle with that too? The …

Mother's Day Brunch Recipes | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>How do you celebrate Mother’s Day? We used to go out to a brunch <b>buffet</b> after church. But as our families grew, it started getting …

Online Shop Grand Opening!! | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>We’re Open!!<p>What are all the words for excited? Giddy. Thrilled. Jazzed. Beside myself. Yeah, all of those! The day has finally …

Paradigm Accelerated: Principles & Precepts of Economics Review

Like it? Share it!<p>I have always said that one of the <b>very best things about homeschooling</b> is that you can do what works for you and your kids. One …

I'm Really Tired of Hearing How Unloving Christians Are | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>I’m minding my own business last week, when an article comes across my desk instructing me (and all evangelical Christians) how to …

Super Quick Weeknight Chipotle Chicken Fajitas | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>I always have onions and butter. Always. So when 4:30 came around and and I went to the kitchen to start making the jambalaya I had …

Freelancing For A Cause ⋆

<i>Bound and determined to break the internet!</i><p>Way back in the day (precisely August of 1994 if memory serves me correct), a little wet behind the ears …

Take a Meal to a Friend in Need | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>People are <b>in need</b> all around us. Moms with new babies, friends with health issues, families facing all kinds of challenges and</b> …

Presidential Quotes for President's Day | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p><b>President’s Day</b> originated in 1885 as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday (February 22). But was moved in 1971 as part of …

Thinking About Getting Married? What You Should Know Before saying "I Do"!

Getting Married? What You Need To Consider<p>Are you about to start planning a wedding or are you thinking about taking the next step and getting …

Chocolate, Chocolate, & More Chocolate Recipes | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Valentine’s Day is traditionally the holiday of <b>flowers and chocolate</b>. I see Valentine’s Day as kind of the <b>fail safe holiday</b> for …

Happy Clean Your Computer Day | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Everyone knows that tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, but did you know that today is Clean Your computer Day? <i>(It’s also Get a Different</i> …

Homemade Bath Salts Using Your Empty Essential Oil Bottles | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Homemade bath salts are a frugal way to <b>pamper</b> yourself. I have always enjoyed a hot, relaxing bath but didn’t realize how much …

Gooey Rice Crispy Bars...Really! They're Not Dry!

Like it? Share it!<p>I have never been a huge fan of rice crispy treats. Dry and crunchy? No thanks, give me something chocolate.<p>But not too long ago, I …

Brain Boosting Word Games | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>I love telling you about <b>new games</b> that I discover. My family knows that there are certain rules which must be met in order for a …

Essential Oils for Respiratory Issues

Like it? Share it!<p>My eldest son had <b>pnemonia</b> 3 times before he turned 3, and as a teenager still has mild <b>asthma</b>. If you’ve had similar issues at your …

All-Star Hot Dog Chili

Like it? Share it!<p>One of my kids would live on hot dogs and chips if we let him. (We don’t let him.) But when he gets to pick what’s for dinner, hot …

God's Truth Conquers Your Parenting Fears

Like it? Share it!<p>All parents have their own arena of <b>parenting fears</b>. When my boys were young, my fears tended to surround them being taken or …

Teens & Social Media: Is Humiliation Inevitable?

Like it? Share it!<p>Is anyone else <b>crazy thankful</b> that social media didn’t exist when you were young? I embarrassed myself perfectly well the …

Food for Thought #13 | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>It’s my birthday today and I’m sharing some fun and light reading I’ve been doing.<p>I would love to hear what you think, and see what …

Fantastic Beasts

The Pros And Cons Of Dating A Co-Worker

Is Dating A Co-Worker A Good Idea<p>We spend an enormous amount of time working. It makes sense that dating would enter the picture at times. Who hasn’t …

Get Up and Move Playlist | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>In an effort to achieve my goal of <b>growing</b> my blog and <b>shrinking</b> my body, I’ve decided I really need to move more. Deciding and doing …

Dance

Easy Hamburger Stroganoff | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Who isn’t looking for easy weeknight dinners? This is a recipe I grew up on, and it’s always been one of my favorites. I recently …

End of an Era: Ringling Bros. To Close Its Final Curtain

It was announced yesterday that the Ringling Brothers Circus is to close that final curtain before the start of summer. The cause they say are many …

Joel Osteen

Timely Wisdom from Some MLK Speeches You Might Not Have Heard

Like it? Share it!<p>Today we honor <b>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr</b>.<p>As we do so, I’ve pulled a couple of lesser-known speeches he gave that impart some …

Simple Homemade Granola | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>I have been making this granola for over <b>15 years</b>. I found the recipe from a magazine or book that was on the coffee table in a …

Homemade Soap: It's Not as Hard as You Think | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Have you ever thought that it would be cool to <b>make homemade soap</b>, and then immediately wondered what kind of crazy person would …

Food for Thought #12 | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>Start the year strong! Be inspired and challenged!<p>I would love to hear what you think, and see what you’ve had open on your desktop …

New Year, New Blogs (And a Blogger Recognition Award!) | The Sparrow's Home

Like it? Share it!<p>One of the greatest rewards in blogging has been discovering new blogs that I likely never would have found. I’m excited to share a …

Webinars

Not Your Average Wild Rice Soup

Like it? Share it!<p>Winter is soup weather. If you’re a soup fan, you’re going to want to check this one out. It is unique to every other <b>wild rice soup</b> …