Lulu is growing up, slowly but surely, right before our eyes. From the time she was four months old, she sucked the middle and ring fingers on her right hand for comfort or out of boredom. When I read on Mandi’s blog back in October that she was about to break her almost-three-year-old daughter of … [Read more…]
Here’s my tip for today: make these cookies! They are delicious. I’ve baked these cookies many times, and I’ve never had anyone turn one down. I got the recipe off of Becky Higgins’ blog. She is well-known in the scrapbooking world, so I follow her blog. She frequently posts recipes, and I had to try this … [Read more…]
I won these cute “korker” bows at Mandi’s blog Sweet as Sugar Candy. Mandi has her own boutique on ebay where she sells these. Aren’t they adorable? Of course, my models are adorable, too. Now if I could only get them to cooperate for photos a little better. . . Thanks, Mandi! You made my day!
Is anyone else ready to forget the rich, decadent foods of the Thanksgiving holiday and get back to your normal weekly fare? I am! This week’s menu is about as plain as one can get, with plenty of opportunities for eating leftovers thrown in. Here’s what we’re having this week: Monday: crockpot beef roast, carrots, … [Read more…]
I am in my fourth year of teaching freshman composition at a local community college as a part-time instructor. This semester, I chose Willa Cather’s My Antonia and O.E. Rolvaag’s Giants in the Earth as our class novels. While my classes’ reactions to the novels were mixed, I found both novels interesting and compelling for their depiction of humanity and … [Read more…]