How to Start Your Mornings, and Two New Recipes Added to Our Repertoire

Mornings can be beautiful or awful, and we moms have the “power” to make them either. What about instead of “Hurry up!” our first words to our children are:

“This is the day that the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118: 24

These are the  first words I love my children to hear every morning; and the words I speak to myself every morning as I wake up, and believe it or not, they can help you open your eyes without grumbling!

Isaac Watts wrote a beautiful hymn based on this Psalm, the first stanza says,

This is the day the Lord hath made;
He calls the hours his own;
Let heav’n rejoice, let earth be glad,
And praise surround the throne.

Another way we can make mornings beautiful is by cooking a yummy breakfast. This week we tried one new breakfast recipe from my Pinterest board, “Good Morning, Breakfast is Ready”: Blueberry Crumb Cake

The Pioneer Woman

Yes, it was as delicious as it looks.

My girls also wanted to try a new recipe that some suggest is perfect for breakfast, but my girls thought it was perfect for dinner. (I guess some of our American friends are influencing us with their “breakfast for dinner habits”) This recipe comes from my board, “Sweets for Sweets Moments”: Red Velvet Crepês filled with a Mascarpone Cream Filling. My oldest girl decided to reduce the sugar, and I loved the results. They are very, very, very yummy.

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The third thing I made from Pinterest this week is agree with what this poster says:

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So, excuse me, ladies… coffee is ready and waiting for me!

“This is the day that the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118: 24

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8 thoughts on “How to Start Your Mornings, and Two New Recipes Added to Our Repertoire

  1. Ohh! so beautiful and yummy. Absolutely true – we as moms can set the mood of the morning – I always pray for us to wake with a song on our hearts. Food is always a great gift and coffee – nothing like it.
    My husband and I have a long habit. He brings me coffee to say good morning and I feed him.

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  2. Oh, my, Becky! My mouth is watering and you live too far away! (Oops, I didn't mean to grumble:)I did not find your wonderful link until this morning, but I am glad that you have added this God-exalting post and winning recipes! Singing praises from the Psalms and eating yummy food to celebrate God's goodness sounds like a plan for our weekend! Love you!

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