My Favorite Overnight Cinnamon Roll Recipe

July 26, 2020 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

Few things are as scrumptious as a homemade, overnight cinnamon roll, yet it can be really hard to either find a great recipe and/or make them. But after trying numerous recipes and several attempts at cinnamon rolls, I found victory last Christmas. Here are my favorite.  Get the recipe Overnight Cinnamon Rolls by Taste of…

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Sprint or marathon – A Devotional

July 19, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven. —Ecclesiastes 3:1, NKJV Many of you who follow me on Instagram know I’ve become an avid gardener this year. This isn’t the first year we’ve had a garden at the Corner of Monroe (our house). Years ago, our friend and roommate, Doc,…

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What Distracts You? – A Devotional

July 12, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.—Song of Solomon 2:15, NIV A few weeks ago I got into an embarrassing car accident. I say embarrassing because it was totally my fault and no other cars were driving on the street other than the one…

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Fill your mind with truth – A Devotional

July 5, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. —Proverbs 15:14, NIV Several years ago I worked as the Director of Communication for Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and one of my tasks involved monitoring our social media accounts. Facebook and Twitter were still growing in popularity amongst nonprofits and…

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An Unwinding

June 23, 2020 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

It’s past midnight. I’m keeping myself awake by reading posts from white Christians arguing about white supremacy, or a lack thereof, on Twitter. Somehow, the “woke” ones are pointing out that the Middle Eastern Jesus we’ve worshipped our whole lives wasn’t actually white like our wall hangings led us to believe. This seems to be…

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Grandma Eva’s Black Figurines

June 14, 2020 | Danielle | Family | 0

Growing up, I had a maternal grandma, a paternal grandma, and a pretend grandma. “Grandma Eva” is what we called her. Although she was technically related through marriage (her husband was my great-grandma’s cousin), she was simply “Grandma” to me. None of my other grandparents lived in Kansas City like us, but Eva did—just down…

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My Favorite No-Bake Cookie Recipe

June 13, 2020 | Danielle | B's Kitchen | 0

These no-bake cookies are fast. Yummy. Easy. Did I mention delicious? Get the recipe This recipe came courtesy of my friend Emily who made these all throughout college and gave me this recipe during a bridal shower years ago Ingredients & Instructions 1 c. white sugar 1 c. brown sugar  1 stick butter 1/4 c.…

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Facing Racism of the Corner of Monroe

May 31, 2020 | Danielle | Family | 0

“Mae, did you know science has found all humans descended from Africa? Over time, we’ve evolved and our genes mutated, but we all originate from that place.” “Really, so even Adam and Eve?” “Yep, probably Adam and Eve, which means they weren’t white.” “Huh, I thought Eve was white with blonde hair.” —A conversation with…

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The 17 Day Diet

May 20, 2020 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

My doctor recommended I try the 17 Day Diet when my body wasn’t feeling quite right. Here’s my experience, pros and cons, menus, favorite recipes for Cycle 1 and why it’s the preferred eating plan when my husband and I need to clean up our diets.  I can’t help but celebrate Guys, I can’t help…

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Following the Cloud: One Year Later

May 13, 2020 | Danielle | Missional Living | 0

A little over one year ago, I wrote about how our church was launching into something new. To some, I’m sure leaving our building where our 500-person congregation met to worship each Sunday felt like a wilderness of sorts. To others, it was more like the Wild Wild West—a new horizon full of adventures. To…

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