strawberry rhubarb pie, sweet with a little bit of tart

strawberry rhubarb pie, sweet with a little bit of tart

this one.  it’s a sleeper on the menu, but it’s so good!!  yes we use frozen rhubarb.  nobody got time to peel rhubarb.  and, let’s be honest.  we live in texas.   FILLING 4 cups of frozen rhubarb pieces 3 cups of frozen strawberries 1 cup sugar 1/2 cups of flour 1 TBSP melted butter […]

fear…

fear…

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Inspiration, Relationships | 3 Comments

fear.  it has a hold on me.  satan loves it.  he is just dancing down there, but i’m quickly reminded of how my God is greater.  God amazes me when he brings people just when i need it.  to speak truth.  he’s awesome like that.  we don’t need to live in fear, in disappointment, feel […]

two sparrows roasting co.

two sparrows roasting co.

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in News & Updates | 4 Comments

Matthew 10:29, Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? about 6 months ago rick and i started talking about roasting our own coffee.  we had two coffee shops, so why not.  we knew the timing wasn’t exactly right, but knew that it was definitely something we would continue to pray over and not stop […]

sinful espresso brownies

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Food, News & Updates, Yummy Recipes | 2 Comments

these brownies are so amazing.  heck a brownie outta a box is good to me. BROWNIE BATTER 1 1/2 cups ghiradelli cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup of your favorite brewed espresso…MAKE SURE IT’S COLD 4 cups of sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 2 3/4 cup flour 4 […]

havenly blueberry muffins

havenly blueberry muffins

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Food, Inspiration, Yummy Recipes | 4 Comments

havenly blueberry muffins over the year i have wanted to blog and create recipes.  time and craziness has consumed me.  i truly want to do this.  i’ve said i’m going to do this.  it’s being consistent.  it’s being a person of integrity.  i make promises to post recipes and never get to it.  i want […]

what’s your best yes?

what’s your best yes?

Lately we feel like we’ve been tossed in an ocean.   Tossing & turning. For about 8 months we’ve been praying specifically about our Austin Pie Haven location. Should we stay where we are or move to a new location? Should we just do pop up events, cater events? Should we close this chapter of our […]

the gathering at round top

the gathering at round top

so, i’ve been dreaming & praying of a gathering in round top for a couple of years.  round top is an amazing place, full of creatives, makers, sisters & dreamers.  the gathering will be a place for women to encourage one another.  to support one another.  to love one another.  to give thanks to our […]

bringing friends together, peanut butter pie

bringing friends together, peanut butter pie

  life is busy & last nite we stopped and enjoyed friends.  the kids played ’til they passed out, literally. we laughed ’til we cried, ate pizza, sipped wine & enjoyed the last moments of summer. and, this gave me an excuse to make a pie.  of course, any recipe we try might end up […]

veggie pie, a.k.a. veggie quiche

veggie pie, a.k.a. veggie quiche

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Food, Pie Haven, Pies, Yummy Recipes | No Comments

i absolutely love this pie.  who says you can’t have pie for breakfast? and, you don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat this pie!! 2 tbsps. dill butter (in the cafe cookbook or just use butter & add some dill & chopped garlic) 1/2 cup diced red onions 1 cup sliced mushrooms 10 oz. […]

one of my fondest baking memories…

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Inspiration, News & Updates, Relationships | No Comments

i wish i had pictures.  i have dreamy pictures in my head, fluffy homemade white bread.  the smell of yeast.  warm & drenched in butter & jelly. i was probably 9 or 10 & we lived in katy when you could see for miles.  i remember the pictures of our house standing alone in a […]