Archive for September, 2009

The Great Christmas Bowl~Review

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

I enjoyed reading The Great Christmas Bowl by Susan May Warren. It’s a quick fun read–good for the busy Christmas season. I like to find enjoyable books to read during the Christmas season and The Great Christmas Bowl will be a good to add to my list. The book is both funny and touching. Marianne […]


Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Cool Autumn days bring burning wood stoves here. I enjoy walking through crisp fallen leaves, inhaling the aroma of wood and smoke. In college, we’d sit around a blazing fire in the rec hall and drink cocoa. Laughing and playing games with friends. Fire can be pleasant and cozy. It can also be painful or […]

Auntie T’s Iced Pumpkin Cookies~Repost

Monday, September 28th, 2009

MMM! These are so good. 1 C. Sugar 1 egg 1 C. Shortening 1 tsp. Vanilla 2 C. Flour 1 tsp. Baking Soda 1 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg 1/4 tsp. Cloves 1 c. Canned Pumpkin 1/2 C. Raisins 1/2 c. Chopped Walnuts 1. Cream together sugar, eggs, […]

School Laughs

Monday, September 28th, 2009

During school last week, we checked on our celery experiment. Earlier in the week, we put celery stalks in red water to watch the capillaries pull the dye up into the stalk and leaves. We also put one in water in the fridge and one in the fridge in a cup with no water. As […]

Works of God~Monday

Monday, September 28th, 2009

I enjoy reading your blessings! Thank you for sharing them with us. So what’s up this week? Any works of God you can’t wait to share? Any quiet thoughts that God brought to your mind? We have so much to be thankful for and I’m so blessed to be able to spend time with my […]

Prayer Request

Friday, September 25th, 2009

1. Safety while we travel of course! I always pray that I won’t get a headache! 2. My Mom’s brother doesn’t know the Lord. We’ve prayed for him for years!! He told my mom a few weeks ago that many of his friends have died recently and he just can’t take it anymore. Then his […]

From Outside the Frame

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Don’t these look good? Caramel Apple Cookies Here are some quick and easy ideas for fall decorating. Fall in 5 Minutes I doubt I’ll get around to making these, but they sure are cute! Felted Christmas Trees These cracked me up–Funny Newspaper Items This is an interesting chart. It compares what is spent on teachers […]

Random Dozen from 2nd Cup of Coffee

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

I’ve seen this meme at Barbara’s a couple times and thought I’d jump in today. 1. Please share one middle school memory. It can be good, bad, ugly, funny. Pictures or words, I don’t care, just share. Well, I ran out of the bathroom onto the playground. My mom yelled for me to come back–she […]

Sheriff’s Van

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Yesterday, James and I were sitting at a stop light near the courthouse. A blue van sat in front of us. I said, “That says it’s a Sherrif’s van.” James asked me why  they needed a van. I told him that when someone in jail needs to go to court, the officers take them in […]

Works of God~Monday

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Has God been up to anything in your life this week? I am blessed to work with Lee on our projects. It’s been fun to plan and make samples to see what works. We’re hoping to do a flea market in a couple of weeks. God has faithfully provided for us and I am so […]