Monday, February 13, 2012

Little Memories

My momma and daddy returned from a week away late Friday night... because we missed them so, we decided to spend a good portion of the day with them on Saturday.

Momma and I spent a good deal of time in the kitchen. Making an old recipe (one that's been in the family for generations) and a new recipe (that's to be a new family favorite). We talked and laughed and shared our hearts.

 (The Old- Cheddar Applebutter Cookies)

I loved that time. It brought back little memories of when my mom and I would work in the kitchen when I was a child.

My kids wandered in and out "helping" here and there... making messes. Making more work. But making little memories of their own.

(The New- Almond-Raspberry Shortbread Thumbprints)

All too soon, they will be grown and will really help in the kitchen. And we will make our new recipe (that will then be old) and discover new recipes to add to our repertoire. And will talk and laugh and share our hearts... and remember little memories shared in the kitchen years before.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Ten on Ten

Minus one (because I'm click-happy pregnancy-brained tonight and erased my handsome chauffer of a husband's picture before I got it downloaded). Boo.

Enjoying looking through yesterday's sono pics... today I'm exactly 11 weeks along!

Candy shopping for birthday and valentine parties. 

Hobby Lobby Yarn... so many beautiful colors. 


The cyclamen my momma bought for Eliana and me. I'm afraid I'm killing it- leaves keep turning yellow.  Am I watering too much or too little? Help!

About the only way I can get this girl to nap is to lay down with her... it's a sacrifice I'm glad to make. 

 Paperwhites, I get... I drown 'em and they do wonderfully. I always love watching them grow so super fast.

More Valentine's Day prep! 

An etsy package full of fabric. :) I'm going to try to sew again sometime soon!

Hope your days been lovely!

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

16 days

It's been sixteen days since my last confession er, um blog post. So, to give you a taste of life around here:

We now have a horse trailer. No we don't own horses and yes, we do live in the city. Don't ask.

This poor little guy has been to the doctor for sinus infection finished the meds for that and now has a cold.

I've been tired; still can't sleep. Usually wake inbetween 2 and 4 and am awake for hours. So, the house is lacking the attention it desperately needs. I was going to take a picture to show you just how bad the house is, but apparently, I'm going to show you how low my energy level is instead. I just realized I forgot to take the picture and I'm too tired to do it now. :P

Watched this episode of Jamie Oliver's a few days ago and now I'm contemplating the idea of never eating ground beef again.

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I'm so making these for Valentine's Day breakfast this year... because they're going to be super easy with the canned refrigerated dough. And this year super easy is what counts!

My husband is busy pulling down the asphalt shingling that has covered our house since the 1930's! And underneath? This beautiful lap-board siding! We're absolutely thrilled with it's condition too... so far!

My parent's gave my kiddos Valentine-making supplies... totally great idea! So, they've been busy creating today.

What have you been up to?