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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Quick Holiday Update...More to come later

Hello everyone!  Yes, I'm still alive!  :)  My family and I have been traveling like CRAZY!!!  But we are all doing very well.  I will write more details later.  Hope everyone is having a great holiday!!  Love you all and be safe!

Friday, December 10, 2010

Cutie Birdie Card

Its finally Friday!!!  Which means running around trying to get everything ready to leave for Christmas break.  My hubby gets almost a whole month off for break, so we are traveling to the mid west and then down south to visit family.  I'm super excited to see family!  This is my favorite time of the year! 

I found this picture tonight and realized I never posted it!  Shame on me.  So here it is!  I cut out the birdie using the Create a Critter cartridge (my favorite).  There is a wonderful blog and person who has created stamp sets that go with the Critter cartridge and many others.  I put a few of her stamp sets on my Christmas wish list.  So I'm crossing my fingers that Santa will bring me at least one.  If you would like to visit her blog, just go to www.mypinkstamper.com.  She is super creative and full of energy. 

Have a fabulous day!  Happy crafting!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Sweet Potato Casserole

Hey Everyone!!  Sorry for the delay, but here is the recipe for my aunt's sweet potato casserole.  Enjoy!

3 cups warm sweet potato's
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup butter
1/3 cup milk
2 eggs (beat before adding)

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup melted butter

Mix casserole ingredients together.  Pour mixture into 9x13 pan.  Mix topping ingredients and either sprinkle on top or scoop it on top.  Put in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.  YUM!!!!


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Monday Menu

Monday: Delivery pizza for my hubby's B-day
Tuesday: Chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, veggie, rolls
Wednesday: Fish and fries
Thursday: Apricot chicken, rice, green beans
Friday: Spaghetti, garlic bread, salad
Saturday: Breakfast for dinner
Sunday: Veggie soup

~Weekly Goals~
Finish Christmas shopping, get cards sent out, wrap presents, and clean the house before we leave. 

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Thanksgiving Pics

I hope everyone is staying warm on this cold Thursday!  Our home was built "cheaply", so its not insulated very well.  I dread getting our electric bill this month.  Because we have a little one who always seems to have a cold (oh and by the way, she has an ear infection...again), we keep it warmer than we normally would.  I would love to know your suggestions on how you keep your home warm.  

I know Thanksgiving was a week ago, but I wanted to post a few pics we took that day.  I hope you enjoy them!

A lot of food for just two people.

"I'm ready.  Where's my food?"

Our enormous turkey pile. 

I'll post the recipe for this sweet potato casserole tomorrow.

I truly hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed their leftovers.  I know I did. 

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