Posts by Janet Holm McHenry, Looking Up!

Words, words, words.

Words, words, words.

So, what is with this word-of-the-year thing? People are chatting all over Facebook about their word of the year. Here...

Should-be-a-sin cheddar scones

Should-be-a-sin cheddar scones

My dear friend June, who passed away two years ago, first made these scones and passed the recipe along to...

English toffee: perfect for gifts

English toffee: perfect for gifts

One of my favorite sweets that would appear in the teacher’s room at my high school was English toffee, made...

Why try Bible journaling?

Why try Bible journaling?

I have read through the Bible many, many times over the years — following various reading plans offered by different...

Secret Ingredient Party Mix

Secret Ingredient Party Mix

There’s a long history behind my family’s party mix recipe. My mom made it every year at Christmas time, incorporating...

Hemmed in with prayer

Hemmed in with prayer

Earlier this morning I raked the last of leaves, fixed a broken storage container, and cleaned up a mess from a...

Opening doors

Opening doors

My husband Craig and I are getting long-needed repairs done on our home: deck and fencing fixes, siding repairs, new...

Small-town living

Small-town living

Craig and I have now lived in our home in Smalltown, USA, aka Loyalton, California–population 790–for more than 35 years....

Dessert–in various forms

Dessert–in various forms

What is your favorite dessert? Cheesecake? Pie? Anything chocolate? All of the above?   At a writers’ retreat in Monterey...

Tripquests

Tripquests

Do you love to travel? I’ve gotten a crazy bug for it lately! I  am also sort of an OCD...