Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Another article by Sara for Mom!

well, Christmas is just around the corner! Isn't it funny it seems like Thanksgiving was just yesterday. well, as you all know we had twenty some people in our house on Thanksgiving ! It went pretty well my nephew's friends were very nice. And all of my kids and son in law went black Friday shopping. They had a lot of fun but didn't buy much at all. Later that night I met up with them and we all went to the mall and I got some fiesta silverware! I absolutely love it! well for Christmas this year me and my family are going down to Arizona with my brother and his daughter to spend Christmas with my parents and Peter's parents. I can not wait to get back in the sun! now this week is a hectic week . Sara is serving at the Christmas banquet, Luke is going to his first Christmas banquet, then Luke is having a class party and Sara is having two friends over. so it is going to be one busy week. is anyone looking forward to snow i am not but my children can not wait for some snow and hopefully many snow days. i am counting the days till we go to Arizona. what is everybody else doing for Christmas??

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Guest post ...by Sara Jo for Mom

I just recently got back from beautiful Arizona. It was simple marvelous, I went down on Monday and came back on Friday. Once I got back I found out that my daughters got me some new pillows for my living room! They go great with the new rug! Except the rug is one of those rugs where you have to vacuum a certain way, but oh well. Meanwhile Thanksgiving is just around the corner and there are twenty some people coming out to our house for thanksgiving. Two people are my nephew's friends who have never had a real home cooked Thanksgiving meal or a Thanksgiving out of the cities, but anyways that should be really interesting. I hope they like the food. Everyone is bringing something Sara is making pies, I am making stuffing,Jo is making potatoes and so on. What is everyone doing for their Thanksgiving? Is it going to be as crazy as ours? Tonight we just had potato soup and corn bread. Yum! It seems to be a perfect night for soup. Tonight is just going to be a relaxing night. We had soup, now we are going to watch a movie! It is so good to be back home. :)

Thursday, September 29, 2011


It has been quite a season for me. People coming and going, some temporarily, some permanently. While most women would LOVE to redecorate and shop for new furnishings, I do not like to.
The last few months have left me feeling bereft. I tend to like order and control over go with the flow~ Oh but the LORD has been faithful through it all As the Bible would say there is a seson for everything- both physically and spiritually I look forward to the end of this season and looking a head to what's in store next.
 Fall is my most FaVoRiTe season of all. Slowly with the changing of the leaves I am feeling anchored again. I love "hunkering down"as my friend Kim would say. I love settling in, making the nest cozy. I just finished setting out the fall decorations, and I have an apple bunt cake in the oven now. It smells so comforting.
I made a CoZy chicken and dumplings stew the other day I want to share the recipe with you~your family will Love it! Plus it's easy pest to make I made mine in my LeCruset Dutch oven Just throw in the amts of ing. That suit your family size.
For the four of us, I used 1c. Cooked chicken cut up 5lg. Carrots (from a friends garden -such a treat)-chopped in big chunks 5 lg. Potatoes -big chunks 1can peas Sauté some onions and garlic 1jar chicken gravy 1can cream of chicken soup 1 box chicken broth I put it in the oven @300 for about 5 hrs - then topped it with refrigerator biscuits and baked till they were brown
Put some candles on the table and enjoy !


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