Oct

30

Recently I told Stacy that I made pumpkin pancakes one morning and she wanted the recipe! I seem to be in a cooking/baking mood lately. These could be for most anytime I suppose, not just at Halloween.
So for Stacy, and anyone else who might be interested!
Light [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

29

Laura at Organizing Junkie hosts Menu Plan Monday each week, so be sure to visit her for more great menus and ideas. Thanks for doing this Laura, I like to see other menus and recipes!
Here’s my plan for the week.
Monday—–Chicken & Black Bean Burritos (because we didn’t have them last week)
Tuesday—–Baked [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

27

It’s close to Halloween so I thought I’d share something with you that’s fun to make for this time of year! I’ve done it for several years now for the kids and their friends……..if you like sweet, this just might be for you.
Candy Corn Cookie Bark

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Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

26

Crockpot Split Pea Soup
This is one of my favorites and it’s so easy to do.
1 16 oz. pkg. dried green split peas— rinsed
2 c. smoked sausage or ham—diced (I use sausage)
3 carrots, peeled & sliced
1 med. onion—chopped
2 celery stalks plus leaves—chopped
1 or 2 cloves of garlic—minced
1 bay leaf
1/4 c. fresh [...]

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Oct

25

Just a little helpful info to pass along to you………Say you are painting a room somewhere, or maybe a room at the church even. It’s going along ok but you drop some paint and when you bend down to clean it up you might accidentally bump ino the painted wall with the [...]

Filled Under: Home

Oct

24

Still working on my stack of books for this challenge but I do have a few more crossed off.
A Vow to Cherish……John and Ellen Brighton are preparing for a new stage of life when their youngest child graduates high school. But things start to go wrong with Ellen and [...]

Filled Under: Books

Oct

24

I’ve got a child in college, a son……….getting an education, right? They have skits for homecoming every year done by the different organizations on campus. D was in Civitan’s skit this year, called “The Great Date Search” I think, and one of his friends [...]

Filled Under: Family

Oct

23

For many years now I’ve had an item from Tupperware that I think is called a pastry mat. I didn’t use it for a long time but in the last few years I’ve been using mine when I make my sourdough bread each week. I take my risen dough out [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

23

Laura at Organizing Junkie hosts this meme each week; a good way for us to plan ahead and have a general idea of how our week will go, food wise.
Be sure to visit her if you want to play along or get some ideas. Thanks Laura!
Monday………Salmon, green beans, maybe [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

21

The latter part of this week has been fall break for E……I think she needed it, to catch up on some school work, reading, and of course sleeping! I think the massive amount of reading has her the most bogged down. We have done a few things around here and [...]

Oct

19

Breakfast Apple Cobbler
5 large apples
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. melted margarine or butter
1 1/2 c. breakfast cereal w/fruit & nuts
juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
Prepare crockpot by spraying nonstick spray on pot. Core, peel and slice apples. Combine apples with sugar, lemon juice, rind and cinnamon. Mix cereal and [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

18

Thirteen Things I’ve Bought This Week…..got out and about too much I guess!
1. Mums…..to put in planters
2. Wedding gift
3. Birthday gift for sis, Stacy…..Happy Birthday!
4. Birthday gift for daughter
5. Yankee candle….mmm, vanilla caramel
6. Sweater…..on the clearance rack, [...]

Oct

17

It rained more here yesterday than it has in quite some time and of course that was the day I decided I needed to do my grocery shopping! I should have known better. When I finally got ready to go, it was after lunch and I hate waiting til [...]

Filled Under: Home

Oct

16

Thank you Laura for hosting this each week…..it helps me with shopping each week to have a plan, even if it doesn’t always go according to plan, it helps to have it in place! Visit Organizing Junkie to play along and to get more ideas.
Monday……..Herb Salmon, veggies
Tuesday……..One dish chicken bake
Wednesday…Church [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Oct

12

Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom hosts this each week and I thought I’d start playing along. I love to use my crockpot and I’ve found some good recipes here…..made this beef roast Sunday and it was really good! Thanks for sharing it Susanne!
Click below for my recipe:

Filled Under: Food & Cooking