Nov

30

As I mentioned the other day, I received my Michael W. Smith Christmas cd in the mail and have been listening to it this week! It has some really nice songs on it and several of them are instrumental; when I heard them I thought what a [...]

Filled Under: Music

Nov

29

Yo mama, that’s who! Elizabeth came home over the Thanksgiving break; had lots of studying to do, visiting family, sleeping, laundry etc. One of the last things I think she washed was her Easter dress from this past spring. She [...]

Filled Under: Family, Home

Nov

28

Mostly we get bills or junk mail but last week I got real mail! These came for me last week…..

I won the Amy Grant book maybe a month or so ago and had almost forgotten about it (from so many books blog) The other one was one of [...]

Filled Under: Books, Music

Nov

27

Recently I showed a picture of some fabric I’d bought and I’ve been working on this project trying to get it finished. I’ve been sewing for a long time but quilts/blankets are not something I really know how to do; I’m [...]

Filled Under: Sewing

Nov

26

Last week’s meals didn’t all get cooked as planned! So I have a few carryover meals from then, and maybe this week will be a little more normal. Hope all of you had wonderful Thanksgiving feasts and time to visit with family! Check out tons of other menu [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Nov

21

I know you’d like to get a chance at another cd! Just found out about this new giveaway so head on over to check it out.

What’s not to love…….Michael W. Smith and great Christmas music! It would be a good one to have around for the upcoming holiday.
Let me [...]

Filled Under: Music

Nov

19

I was tagged by Karen last week for this 5 Things Meme! Sounds like fun, so here goes with mine.
5 things I’ve always wanted to do:
travel all around the world, plus all 50 states
instantly be able to play the piano!
go to NYC at least once a year
be totally organized
sing
5 things found [...]

Nov

18

I’m not sure about planning this week, some of our plans as far as meals seem to be up in the air! But maybe at least this will give me something to shoot for.
Monday…..night off!
Tuesday…..chicken wraps and fruit, if my child makes it home this night!
Wednesday..Shrimp and wild rice [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Nov

15

We don’t always get a lot of the spectacular fall colors that other parts of the country get, (maybe because we’re a little too far south) and this year the color has seemed slow in coming. We haven’t had a ton of cool weather so that might have something [...]

Filled Under: Home

Nov

14

A few months ago I bought a new coffeemaker…..my kids that were home visiting told me I needed a newer one, one that could be programmed the night before. So I did get a new one; Stacy kindly took me to Sam’s and I bought one [...]

Filled Under: Home

Nov

12

Surely it can’t be Monday already! Please visit the hostess with the mostest Laura for other great menus on Monday plus tips any time of the week.
Monday…..White chicken chili
Tuesday…..Baked fish, roasted sweet potatoes, veggies
Wednesday…church supper
Thursday….Crockpot chicken Santa Fe, chips
Friday…..maybe hamburgers if we’re home
I might also [...]

Filled Under: Food & Cooking

Nov

10

“woof, woof, woof, woof.” That was a mighty fine game I saw on tv today! Our Mississippi State Bulldogs beat Alabama! I got to hear this quite a few times. My daughter, the Alabama student, asked me yesterday if we [...]

Filled Under: For Fun

Nov

08

“A purple sky to close the day, I wade the surf where dolphins play, The taste of salt, the dance of waves…And my soul wells up with hallelujahs”
I was listening to this on my ipod yesterday while walking and remembered this picture I’d taken a little while back. It’s not great photography [...]

Filled Under: Faith, Home

Nov

07

I’ve noticed over the last year and a half that when Kathryn or Jeremy read books to Katelyn, they read aloud whatever is on the cover and title page before starting the book. So if they’re reading Pajama Time, along with reading that title they’ll also say, [...]

Filled Under: Books, Family

Nov

05

Several of you commented that you wanted to see what I bought when I went shopping last week. I’m sad to say that I found nothing, absolutely nothing! I had a great time being with Stacy and going in different stores but for some reason I just couldn’t find anything [...]

Filled Under: For Fun, Home