Salisbury Steak with Mushrooms & Gravy

Food & Home, Rachel Maria's Recipes

My mom originally made this recipe, and before that I had absolutely zero interest in salisbury steak. My only experience was serving it, as a waitress, in a diner, to maybe one out of a thousand patrons. Needless to say, it didn’t look very appetizing. I didn’t understand the concept of a salisbury steak. Was it a glorified burger? A miniature meatloaf? Why is it called steak, if it’s made with ground meat?

Fall 2018 Fashion Trends ~ What to Buy at The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Beauty & Fashion, Fashion & Lifestyle

Every year, there are official Fashion Week events that help fashionistas plan their upcoming seasonal wardrobe. I have never been to one, yet. But, my goal is to attend NYFW in the Fall of 2019! Fortunately, we can see everything on-line. So, I wanted to share some of the Fall 2018 Fashion Trends that have been projected from the winter events. 

Shrimp Fra Diavolo Sauce

Food & Home, Rachel Maria's Recipes

There are so many things I love about a Shrimp Fra Diavolo Sauce. It’s typically spicy, with tomatoes, and shrimp or lobster. The flavor is intense. And, the sauce is simple to make. 

Fra Diavolo is an Italian phrase that is translated to “From the Devil”. It is documented that it was a nickname given to Michele Pezza, a famous Neapolitan guerrilla leader, who resisted the French occupation of Naples (Early 19th century). How it ended up defining this particular sauce is a bit ambiguous.

The GREATEST Book of All Time ~ Bible Basics

Foster Care & Family

Maybe you’ve never picked up a bible before. Maybe you don’t know where to start. Perhaps you don’t understand some of it, nor see the need for it. But, there are a few things I’d like to share with you about the greatest book of all time. In today’s post, I’m going to break it down for you. All the Bible Basics. My prayer for you is that you will learn a little more about this book and choose to take your scripture reading to the next level. I promise that you will find blessings along the way! 

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