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  • Grilled Citrusy, Garlicky, Summer Tomato Pizza With Tuna, Cannellini, and Fennel

    3/25/2017 3:00:55 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I will be making pizza for dinner(which will be at 6pm sharp) So wake up those taste buds and...Take a peek! Garlic Oil Ingredients~ 2 heads garlic 2 cups olive oil 2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1 to 2 Tbsps orange zest Directions~ Sli... Read more

  • Spicy Grilled-Chicken Salad With Peppers And Tomatoes

    3/24/2017 11:22:19 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Grab the peppers and tomatoes out of the garden and enjoy this! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 4 chicken breasts, skinned and boned (6 ounces each) 6 Tbsps extra-virgin olive oil 1 red bell pepper, very thinly sliced 1 green bell pepper, very thinly sliced 1 ... Read more

  • Lent 24/40

    3/24/2017 10:15:00 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    How I'm doing: I'm not doing as well as I thought. The temptations for sweets have increased greatly. Same with bread. I usually don't even THINK about bread but I have constantly. Supper times or times when we are out and get fast food are usually the times I cave in to breads. Sweets I tend to cav... Read more

  • Water water everywhere

    3/24/2017 9:58:17 AM, by RDUBEL

    Running out of water by mid morning and regretting not taking your water bottle as refills because you thought it would be a short day but it's gonna be long as hell instead. Discuss....... Read more

  • Steps

    3/23/2017 1:35:47 PM, by RDUBEL

    I kinda miss my old job sometimes where I could easily get my 10k steps, this job I'm lucky to get 3k... Read more

  • Crab Salad Wrap

    3/23/2017 1:10:19 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Let's go fish'in and catch dinner! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 pound jumbo lump crabmeat, picked over 1 medium red pepper, seeded and diced 2 Tbsps chopped fresh parsley 4 to 6 pieces lavash or large tortillas Remoulade 6 leaves romaine lettuce ... Read more

  • Lent 23/40

    3/23/2017 9:40:02 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Day 23 - Thursday, March 23 The Temple Curtain is Rent Scripture: Matthew 27:50-54 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit. And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split. The tombs also we... Read more

  • Apple Quiche

    3/22/2017 1:41:36 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a great idea for your next brunch gathering? Take a peek! Ingredients~ 5 to 6 large apples, peeled and sliced 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell 1 c shredded Cheddar cheese 2 eggs, beaten 1 c evaporated milk 1/2 tsp salt dash of nutmeg ... Read more

  • Lent 22/40

    3/22/2017 9:26:57 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Day 22 - Wednesday, March 22 The Body and Blood of Christ Scripture: John 6:53-65 So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I w... Read more

  • Lent 21/40

    3/21/2017 7:35:54 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Day 21 - Tuesday, March 21 The Sacrifice Lamb Scripture: Leviticus 9:7, 16:8-10 & 20-22 Then Moses said to Aaron, “Draw near to the altar and offer your sin offering and your burnt offering and make atonement for yourself and for the people, and bring the offering of the people and make atonem... Read more

  • Day 1

    3/20/2017 7:46:30 PM, by TAEARA

    Today I decided to start a blog. It is my 35th birthday today, which led me to reflect on everything that I have accomplished to date and all of the goals I have yet to achieve. My weight has always been one of those constant struggles. So the question I have to ask is, how will this time be differe... Read more

  • Lent 20/40

    3/20/2017 7:16:54 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Sorry I missed posting days 17-19. Been a cuhrazy weekend! WEEK FOUR March 19 - March 25 THE GREATEST SACRIFICE Old Testament schema continually points to the great and lasting sacrifice that Christ made for the sins of the world. The Abrahamic sacrifice, the Passover lamb, and tabernacl... Read more

  • Acorn-Squash Rings

    3/20/2017 10:29:51 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Gather family and friends, put in a good movie and FORGET the onion rings! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 acorn squashes, peeled and seeded 1 yellow onion, peeled and sliced 3/4 c vegetable or chicken broth 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 c shredded cheese, cheddar or ... Read more

  • Pineapple Orange Chicken

    3/19/2017 10:59:04 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, You can't go wrong with chicken! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 broiler-fryer chicken (3 pounds), cut up 1/2 c all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chili powder 3 Tbsps vegetable oil 3/4 c orange juice 1/2 c golden raisins 1/4 c rum, preferably dark 1... Read more

  • Apple Glazed Corn Beef Brisket

    3/17/2017 11:11:15 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Happy St Patrick's to all! What will you have for dinner? No plans? Dinner is at 6;pm sharp! This will be on our table! Take a peek! Brisket Ingredients~ 1 4-pound corned beef brisket 1 large onion, peeled and halved 1 large clove garlic, peeled and hal... Read more

  • Arugula Salad

    3/16/2017 5:17:51 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Head on out to the garden today and have a healthy lunch! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 large bunch arugula 8 red radishes, thinly sliced 8 mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 Tbsps lemon juice 1/4 tsp dry mustard 6 Tbsps olive oil 1/4 tsp salt Pinch of cayen... Read more

  • Lent 16/40

    3/16/2017 8:52:30 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I really really liked today's devotion! Day 16 - Thursday, March 16 The Sacrifice of Good Works Scripture: Hebrews 13:1-3 &16; James 1:27; Hebrews 13:20 Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Remembe... Read more

  • Lent 15/40

    3/16/2017 8:43:17 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    Day 15 - Wednesday, March 15 The Sacrifice of Humility Scripture: Romans 12:16; Ephesians 4:2; Philippians 2:3; Romans 12:3 Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing w... Read more

  • Asparagus Hummus Served With Spiced Pita Chips

    3/15/2017 5:26:49 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a healthy snack? Well then stay tuned, I got your order coming right up! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 1 package pita bread 4 Tbsps extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 c shelled pistachios 1/4 c sesame seeds 1/4 c coriander seeds 3 Tbsps cumin s... Read more

  • Asparagus Hummus Served With Spiced Pita Chips

    3/15/2017 5:25:17 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Are you looking for a healthy snack? Well then stay tuned, I got your order coming right up! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 cups fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 15-1/2-ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and well rinsed 2 medium cloves garli... Read more

  • Irish Beef Stew With Potato Biscuits

    3/14/2017 5:10:26 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, St Patricks Day is upon us and I would like to share with you a family favorite! Take a peek! Ingredients~ 2 pounds lean beef stew or chuck, in 2-inch chunks 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper flour for dredging 2 Tbsp bacon drippings or vegetable oil 2 large y... Read more

  • Lent 14/40

    3/14/2017 10:20:56 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer Day 14 - Tuesday, March 14 The Sacrifice of Rest Scripture: Psalm 127:2, Hebrews 4:1, Matthew 11:28-30 It is vain f... Read more

  • Lent 13/40

    3/13/2017 8:05:46 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer Day 13 - Monday, March 13 The Sacrifice of Fervent Prayer Scripture: Matthew 6:5-8; James 5: 13-18 “And when you pr... Read more

  • Lent 12/40

    3/13/2017 8:02:59 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer Sunday was a blur as always! LOL So busy. The time change was NOT helpful. I hate time changes! Evangelism training was f... Read more

  • Lent 11/40

    3/11/2017 8:34:54 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 10: Migraine hit. I had bread. Toast with butter to be specific. I couldn't even stomach my morning coff... Read more

  • Lent 10/40

    3/10/2017 6:54:31 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on day 9: Meh. I drank a lot of water and gatorade. I spent 8 hours out in the yard doing yard work and watchin... Read more

  • Lent 9/40

    3/9/2017 10:49:15 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 8: Horrible. I didn't have bread but I did have dessert and I KNEW I should have just walked on by. I'm ... Read more

  • Lent 8/40

    3/8/2017 10:25:02 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did day 8: I made it through my speaking engagement with barely a cough! I was a little hoarse but I made it throug... Read more

  • Lent 7/40

    3/7/2017 9:55:47 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on day 6: I did my Bible study (2 actually, this one for Lent and I lead an online Bible study with Love God Gre... Read more

  • Lent 6/40

    3/6/2017 10:06:00 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on day 5: Awful. I did awful. I was sick. My mind couldn't stay focused. I had a horrible day at church (due to... Read more

  • 3/3/17 Slugress, not progress

    3/6/2017 7:54:25 AM, by DALLAS_HILL

    Bad habits creeping back, both food and finances. Activity down also, need to get with the action jones.... Read more

  • Lent 5/40

    3/5/2017 7:56:14 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 4: Bible study time was sweet. I actually got a little bit ahead on my certificate program. Still readin... Read more

  • Lent 4/40

    3/4/2017 9:04:56 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 3: I did my Bible study, worshipped while I worked out by doing Refit Revolution on youtube. I used thei... Read more

  • Lent 3/40

    3/3/2017 9:07:45 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 2: I did my daily Bible study and prayer. I also started on a personal quest to better my leadership ski... Read more

  • Lent 2/40

    3/2/2017 8:33:34 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer How I did on Day 1: Day 1 went pretty smoothly. I was astonishingly very productive! I did my daily Bible study, I got to... Read more

  • Lent 1/40

    3/1/2017 9:17:25 AM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    What I'm giving up: all added sugars and all breads What am I taking on: daily Bible study, bible art journaling, memorizing Scripture, worship, praise, and daily prayer Devotional for Day 1: March 1 - March 4 JACOB WRESTLES WITH THE ANGEL The New Testament is full of athletic reference... Read more

  • Long time since I have updated or visited Sparkpages

    2/28/2017 11:15:56 PM, by CRYSTALENG74

    It's been awhile since I updated and must i say since last August life was nothing but a downhill trip to hell it seems. First broke my ankle and my busted mouth open so no real food for three months and no walking. Sugars went through the roof. Thought things would be better when I got a clean bill... Read more