Wednesday, December 28, 2011

What's For Dinner?

I am really excited to share my next 2-week menu with you! I have been trying to do two weeks at a time because it usually saves me some money and an extra trip to the store.

A lot of the recipes I am making for this week and next were chosen based on the cooking method. I am the new owner of this beauty:

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Christmas is Over...

We are entering a new season. While it does give you a fresh opportunity to kick a bad habit, resolve an issue, discover a new hobby or make some changes in your life, it always seems to take my joy.

Monday, December 19, 2011

What's for Dinner?

Here is what i've been cooking lately....

Chicken Tortellini Skillet Recipe
Photo from Taste of Home

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Felt Flowers

I had a wonderful time crafting with a dear friend of mine today. Check out what we worked on...

Sunday, December 11, 2011

A Christmas Quilt (that won't be done by Christmas unless I boogie)

Craftiness is not Optional is such an inspiring blog! A few months ago, I found this beautiful quilt there that I just had to duplicate for myself.

Photo from Craftiness is not Optional

Friday, December 9, 2011

McCalls 6049

My two favorite little girls, who just happen to be my first cousins babies, are all geared up to make Christmas cookies this year.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Good Read

I like to read. But it makes me sleepy. It's a true dilemma.

I enjoy novels, but my heart is in "self help" books. The majority of books in my small library are written to help folks like me raise children (who nap), pray for their husbands, become fearless, be a better friend, walk closer to God, live with purpose and save money like the Amish.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Organizing my Canning Lids

I have canning lids EVERYWHERE in my pantry. Sick to death of just piling them on a random shelf, I enlisted the help of hubbs to install this beautiful solution:

Saturday, December 3, 2011

What's for Dinner?

This week we have been enjoying..... (drum roll please)

Poor Man Steak (white Mennonite cookbook)
Green Bean Casserole
Peach Crisp Delight  (too much brown sugar for me)

Photo by Taste of Home