Monthly Archives: January 2011

So blessed!

I am so blessed!

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Presenting Bekah’s Blooms

Well, I have been trying to think of a way to creatively support my special needs daughter Rebekah for a long time.  She inspires me to keep going even when I am so tired, her laugh is a delight, and … Continue reading

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A new fruit adventure ~~ Pummelo

Can you believe how HUGE this fruit is?  Kayla saw this at Publix and had to try it.  Daddy loves grapefruit and was willing to try it! We checked on line first to make sure that we opened it the … Continue reading

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Snow Day 1/10/11

The snow started falling a couple of hours before bed time last night.  It is always a little magical when the snow is falling!  I love our back woods and the stillness the snow adds to them.  This morning, I … Continue reading

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Roasted Turkey

Well, I did it!  I roasted my first turkey EVER! 12 lb thawed turkey  (follow the directions on the package to thaw) 1 oven bag 2 T flour 2 T butter room temperature 2 pinches of salt sprinkle of garlic … Continue reading

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Once again I find myself in January.  I always find myself in a little bit of a slump during this month. I feel: frazzled about the schedule I have to jump back into. sad about the holidays being over. overwhelmed … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Mint Cake — By Sarah, Troop 1291

(Makes 9 servings) 1 package of chocolate brownie mix (eggs, oil, water) 1/2 gallon of vanilla ice cream (need 15 scoops) 15 Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies 1/4 tsp mint extract 1 bottle Magic Shell Chocolate Topping Fresh mint leaves … Continue reading

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Yoga starts back today! I am nervous and excited all at the same time! I haven’t done one productive thing for my body since the last day of Yoga before Christmas break! This is either gonna feel very good or … Continue reading

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The Special Mother

by Erma Bombeck Most women become mothers by accident, some by choice, a few by social pressures and a couple by habit. This year nearly 100,000 women will become mothers of handicapped children. Did you ever wonder how mothers of … Continue reading

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My favorite!

I LOVE M&Ms! This is my secret naptime snack!  Please keep my secret! Any other hidden addicts out there?

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